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What is Black Lives Matter at School?
Black Lives Matter launched in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin, as a call and demand that “Black lives matter.”
In 2016, Black Lives Matter at Schools formed, with teachers organizing one of the first events in Seattle.
While we didn’t find specific contracts for Black Lives Matter at School, it’s important for parents to understand that Black Lives Matter is being taught in schools, particularly through the Black Lives Matter at School program.
What K-12 work has Black Lives Matter at School done?
- Black Lives Matter at School
- Black Lives Matter: Library Resources: Resources for K-12 Learners – Texas A&M University Central Texas
- LibGuides: Black Lives Matter – Arizona State University Library
- Teaching Resources: K-12 — Black Lives Matter – “Elmo and his dad Louie talk about racism and protesting,” Elementary, Secondary, Recommended Books (University of Texas at San Antonio)
- Selected Resources (K-12 School Setting) – Black Lives Matter: Anti-Racist Curriculum in Education and Human Development (University of Virginia Library)
- On Jan, 19, 2021, in the video, “We Keep Us Safe,” the organization had a “Community Call Video, in which the “#BlackLivesMatter community calls to end white supremacy.”
What K-12 work does Black Lives Matter at School do?
Gwinnett County Public Schools