#BlackLivesMatter

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#BlackLivesMatter is a movement that was started in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murder, George Zimmerman. Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Blacks are systematically and intentionally discriminated against by White supremacy. This movement was created by Black organizer Alicia Garza. For African Americans, police brutality is the most endured aspect of the struggle for civil rights. Black Lives Matter helps raise awareness of police brutality, helps expose and dismantle structural racism.

Sandra Bland was a 28 year old African American woman, who was found hanged in her jail cell in Waller County, Texas, on July 13, 2015, three days after being arrest, for failing to signal a lane change. Her death was ruled…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com

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