Citation

Black Activists Try to Make Mark on 2020 Race

Author:
Deshpande, Pia
Publication:
POLITICO
Year:
2019

It’s been six years since the phrase “Black Lives Matter” was first tweeted in the aftermath of the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Now activists are redefining themselves. Some have left the larger movement in its entirety, others have become entrenched in political distrust, but some activists have taken the fight directly to the 2020 candidates for the presidency.