Black Lives Matter

The most recent news of Black Lives Matter (BLM), the civil, non-violent movement originally started to protest police brutality. The movement began online in 2013 with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old black teenager in Miami, Florida. Since then, the BLM movement has become one of the leading organizations against police brutality and racism in the United States.

What Does the Climate Movement Need to Succeed? More Hip Hop

Instead of white-led groups and white politicians asking how to get Black youth to care about climate change, the real question is, how do we get mainstream environmentalists to care about youth of color, engage with the activist work these young people are already doing, invest in them and help amplify their voices?

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