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Black Lives Matter

Added by yongli on 02/08/2022 - 17:10, last changed on 11/09/2022 - 06:39
Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an international civil and human rights movement organized in 2013 by three Black women: Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi. Formed after the shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida, the movement began as a social media hashtag and galvanized antiracist...

Elijah McClain

Added by yongli on 02/08/2022 - 17:33, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 23:44
Elijah McClain (1996–2019) was a massage therapist in Aurora who was walking down the street when approached and killed by Aurora Police and Aurora Fire Rescue officers on August 24, 2019. The death of McClain, a young Black man whom his family described as “exceedingly gentle,” was immediately...

Elvin R. Caldwell

Added by yongli on 05/02/2017 - 10:38, last changed on 10/26/2022 - 04:41
Elvin R. Caldwell Sr. (1919–2004) was one of the most significant African American policymakers in Colorado history. An accountant and businessman, Caldwell joined many community organizations before beginning his political career in 1950 in the Colorado House of Representatives. He later served on...
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