A “Unite the Right” rally was planned for Friday, August 11 to protest against the removal of a statue of Confederate icon General Robert E Lee. Protestors came from all walks of life to protest this event. The peaceful protest then turned violent. A man drove his car into the crowd resulting in 1 death and many people suffered injuries.
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The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin took place five years in Sanford, Fla., igniting a flurry of activism and discussion on race matters in America. The tragic shooting at the hands of volunteer night watchman George Zimmerman and his 2013 acquittal gave birth to the Black Lives Matter movement, along with a renewed focus…
via Little Known Black History Fact: Trayvon Martin — Black America Web
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