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How social media jumpstarted the Black Lives Matter movement

Conor Dillon
August 10, 2015

African American civil rights protesters in the 1950s and 60s used the power of television to help their cause. Now one year after the death of Michael Brown, social media is powering the Black Lives Matter movement.

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