Difference between revisions of "Black Lives Matter"

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On February 26, 2012, [[George Zimmerman]] shot the student [[Trayvon Martin]] dead.
On February 26, 2012, [[George Zimmerman]] shot the student [[Trayvon Martin]] dead.


George Zimmerman has said,
George Zimmerman said,


that was self-defense.
that was self-defense.




The court has said:
The court said:


George Zimmerman is not guilty.
George Zimmerman is not guilty.
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George Zimmerman is a [[racist]].
George Zimmerman is a [[racist]].


He has shot down Trayvon Martin,
He shot down Trayvon Martin,


because he has a dark skin colour."
because he had a dark skin colour."




People have written about their rage.
People wrote about their rage.


In the [[social media]].
In the [[social media]].
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For example, at [[Twitter]].
For example, at [[Twitter]].


They have written a [[hashtag]] for it.
They wrote a [[hashtag]] for it.


The hashtag is #BlackLivesMatter
The hashtag is #BlackLivesMatter.




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To demonstrate.
To demonstrate.


For example, they gather on Twitter.
They gather on Twitter.


They then write the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.
They write the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.


For example: "Black Lives Matter".
Or they demonstrate in a city.


And shout "Black Lives Matter".


The demonstrators also shout other things.
The demonstrators also shout other things.