It is the question that must be addressed as a direct result of this movement in order to ignite advancement of our people.
The Civil Rights Movement of the mid 1900s was a struggle for social justice, challenging Jim Crow laws in order for Black people to gain equal rights under the law.
This time in history dedicated to the advancement of our people through nonviolent protests and civil unrest grounded in the promise of the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments spanned over three decades and urges us to ask the question, “What did we gain?”
Everyday there are police, district attorneys, and others in the legal system who lie.
Trayvon Martin was murdered in 2012 and eight years later we still have “Stand your Ground” laws in over thirty states in the United States of America.