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Black Lives Matter is a Human Rights Issue, Vol. 55

Gerald Lenoir

6 Nov 2023

In 2015, Opal Ayo Tometi, on of the three Black women who co-founded Black Lives Matter (BLM), along with this author, co-authored an article on the Time magazine website titled, “Black Lives Matter is Not a Civil Rights Movement.” In that piece, we argued that the Black Lives Matter Movement has been described as the “New Civil Rights Movement” by the media and political pundits.

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Identity and Politics Strategy Analyst at the Othering and Belonging Institute, UC Berkeley.  He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  He studied Law at UCLA and Marketing at the Graduate School of Business, University of Washington, Seattle.