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Race, Policing, and Protest: A Resource Guide: Social Media & Organizations

Organizations

Black Lives MatterOccupy Riverwest

Images via (respectively) blacklivesmatter.comoccupyriverwest.net, and Arlo Iron Cloud from Indianz.com

Commonly-Used Hashtags

Search these hashtags on social media to learn more about the conversations happening in that space around issues of race, policing, and protest. Twitter especially is popular among young African Americans and is more likely to be used by people living in urban areas

#StandingRockSyllabus
#NoDAPL
#waterislife
#handsupdontshoot
#blacklivesmatter
#icantbreathe
#wecantbreathe
#ericgarner
#ferguson
#mikebrown
#justiceformikebrown
#wecantbreathe
#shutitdown
#FergusonSyllabus
#BaltimoreSyllabus
#CharlestonSyllabus
#sandrabland
#tamirrice
#IfTheyGunnedMeDown
#CrimingWhileWhite
#lastwords

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