Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a decentralized political and social movement advocating for non-violent civil disobedience in protest against incidents of police brutality and all racially motivated violence against black people. The broader movement and its related organizations typically advocate against police violence towards black people as well as for various other policy changes considered to be related to black liberation.In July 2013, the movement began with the use of the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter on social media after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin 17 months earlier in February 2012. The movement became …

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To a Man With a Hammer, Every Criminal Justice Problem Looks Like …

Cato Institute · 26 March 2021 English

that it’s “no big stretch to get from the First Step Act to last summer’s prolonged Antifa‐​Black Lives Matter urban anarchy” is pure applesauce, unadorned by data, evidence, or syllogism. Equally puzzling—particularly

Step Act to last summer’s prolonged Antifa‐ Black Lives Matter urban anarchy” is pure applesauce, unadorned


EU legislation and policies to fight racial and ethnic discrimination

EPRS · 23 March 2021 English

discrimination, the problem persists, with the need for new measures recently highlighted by the global Black Lives Matter protests. A number of studies also point to the cost of racial discrimination not only for

measures recently highlighted by the global Black Lives Matter protests. A number of studies also point measures recently highlighted by the global Black Lives Matter protests. A number of stu... To address


USA: Journalist found innocent by jury: Andrea Sahouri

Amnesty International · 18 March 2021 English

pepper sprayed, arrested, and detained journalist Andrea Sahouri while she was reporting on a Black Lives Matter protest even after she yelled “I’m press, I’m press.” Her trial finished on 10 March 2021 with

Andrea Sahouri while she was reporting on a Black Lives Matter protest even after she yelled “I’m press told Amnesty that while she was covering the Black Lives Matter protest for her work as a journalist, police


Assessing the Funding Landscape for Programs in Support of Black Girls

Urban Institute · 11 March 2021 English

This brief provides an overview of past and current trends in philanthropic giving to causes supporting women and girls, particularly Black girls. This involved a robust, though not comprehensive, analysis of funders investing to support Black girls and women and/or racial justice and equity, including funders with a history of giving in that space

justice, and acts of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, a unique opportunity exists to


Evidentiary Seizures Let Police Take Your Smartphone. They Don’t Have to Give …

Cato Institute · 5 March 2021

course, this practice isn’t just limited to New York. For example, during the height of the Black Lives Matter movement last year, police in Richmond, VA conducted targeted seizures of smartphones from


What 2020’s Election Poll Errors Tell Us About the Accuracy of Issue …

Pew Research Center · 2 March 2021 English

read and heard, how do you feel about the Black Lives Matter movement? BLM_W74 Balanced Version


What 2020’s Election Poll Errors Tell Us About the Accuracy of Issue …

Pew Research Center · 2 March 2021 English

mislead on what share of Americans support the Black Lives Matter movement, think that the growing number of Sept. 8-13, 2020 10,093 Racial attitudes; Black Lives Matter; social media Nov. 18-29, 2020 12,648 Sept. 8-13, 2020 10,093 Racial attitudes; Black Lives Matter; social media Nov. 18-29, 2020 12,648 read and heard, how do you feel about the Black Lives Matter movement? BLM_W74 Balanced Version


Experts Say the ‘New Normal’ in 2025 Will Be Far More Tech-Driven, …

Pew Research Center · 18 February 2021 English

A plurality of experts think sweeping societal change will make life worse for most people. Still, a portion believe things will be better in a ‘tele-everything’ world.

made and what, finally, we value. If we say Black Lives Matter, are we willing to speak up in meetings where


Faith Among Black Americans

Pew Research Center · 16 February 2021 English

Today, most Black adults say they rely on prayer to help make major decisions, and view opposing racism as essential to their religious faith.

recently heard sermons supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.) Black Americans more religious


Political Violence, Risk Aversion, and Non-Localized Disease Spread: Evidence from the U.S. …

NBER · 10 February 2021 English

On January 6, 2021, the U.S. Capitol was sieged by rioters protesting certification of Joseph R. Biden’s election as the 46th president of the United States. The Director of the …

spectrum — for example, (i) the Summer 2020 Black Lives Matter protests (Dave et al. 2020a), and (ii) Matsuzawa, K., Sabia, J.J. and Safford, S. 2020a. Black Lives Matter Protests, Social Distancing, and COVID-19


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