Backlight: Black Lives Matter

#BlackLivesMatter co-founder Patrisse Cullors talks about the various forms of violence against black citizens, and why resistance is essential. More...

Documentary - Human Interest & Society

48'

In 2013 in Sanford, Florida, vigilante George Zimmerman was found not guilty of the murder of 17-year-old African American Trayvon Martin. As a result, the struggle against police violence flared up under the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter and turned into one of the biggest grassroots movements in the United States.

VPRO Backlight talked to co-founder Patrisse Cullors about the various forms of violence against black citizens, and why resistance is essential.

Documentary
Nirit Peled
2017
VPRO
48'
VPRO
 
 
 
 

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