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Your Guide to Black Lives Matter Data

 

                                         Black Lives Matter text over three yellow lines, with a black and white background of a street scene with a hand holding a Black Lives Matter sign in the foreground.

Holly Davis, Research Commons Services Coordinator, and Leta HendricksAfrican American and African Studies Librarian, have put together a list of resources for researchers interested in looking further into issues of policing, the Black Lives matter movement, racial discrimination, health information and issues of educational access. Please see the list for data and reporting resources at the university, state and national level.

 

About Black Lives Matter

"#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murderer. Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives."

From #BlackLivesMatter About Page