Oct 07, 2014 · By Alicia Garza. I created #BlackLivesMatter with Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi, two of my sisters, as a call to action for Black people after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was post-humously placed on trial for his own murder and the killer, George Zimmerman, was not held accountable for the crime he committed.
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O movimento foi co-fundado por três organizadoras da comunidade negra: Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors e Opal Tometi.   Garza, Cullors e Tometi se conheceram através da "Organização Negra para Liderança e Dignidade" (BOLD), uma organização nacional que treina organizadores comunitários. 
Jun 25, 2021 · Black Lives Matter has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.. The movement and organization – which was founded by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi in 2013 – was nominated by ...