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Black Lives Matter

This LibGuide is here to help connect people with resources and information on the Black Lives Matter Movement

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Contact Participating CCC Librarians with Questions

Malcolm X College:

Tamara Townsend

Olive Harvey College:

Dr. Sharon Silverman



#BlackLivesMatter was founded in 2013 in response to murder of Trayvon Martin. The founders, three black women, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, have stated that the mission of the movement is to work for "a world where Black lives are no longer systematically targeted for demise." 

Read more about the Black Lives Matter Movement on their webpage BlackLivesMatter.Com

Use this Guide as a starting point to connect to related resources available through the City Colleges of Chicago Libraries.

Join us for a discussion of BLM in the Media on November 4, at 2pm. See the CCC Libraries Discussion Tab for more Info.

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