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Black Lives Matter Founders Encourage ND to "Walk the Walk"

Author: Sarah Snider

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Black Lives Matter co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi visited Notre Dame during the 2016 MLK Day Walk the Walk Celebration to deliver words of encouragement and hope to two packed rooms of interested students, faculty, administrators and South Bend community members. Cullors and Tometi, along with fellow community organizer Alicia Garza, began their online #BlackLivesMatter campaign in the summer of 2013 after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.…

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Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King

Author: Sarah Snider

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Wednesday, January 13

Interrace Forum- The Movements Then & Now

Wednesday, January 13, McNeill Room, LaFortune

Dine and discuss the similarities and differences of the civil rights movement led by Dr. King and today's Black Lives Matter Movement. RSVP to Ashley Lunford

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