Tags: black lives matter

Black Lives Matter Nonexistent in Athens

The Black Lives Matter movement began as an African American-centered political movement that arose following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin’s shooting. Today, it is a global activist network with over 40 chapters that respond to everything from President Trump’s first State of the Union address to Super Bowl LII. Despite its reach…

Black, Educated and Single: Why Black Love Matters

Sixty percent of educated black women, ages 25-34 have never been married. That’s almost double the number of white women who are married in that age group. The reasons for these declining numbers are complex and deeply rooted in African-American history. In this 6-part series, reporter Kalyn Wilson investigates this trend by speaking with undergraduate…