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How well do you know #BlackLivesMatter? Take the quiz.

Rising to prominence after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the coalition of activists – rallying around the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter – march in demonstrations, live-broadcast confrontations with police, and stage die-ins to demand reform of what they consider racially biased policing and criminal justice policies.

Find out how much you know about the influential movement that rapper Tef Poe described as anything but “your grandparents’ civil rights movement.”

1. What event inspired Alicia Garza to write the “love letter to black people” with the ideas that inspired the first #BlackLivesMatter hashtag?

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The shooting death of Trayvon Martin

 

The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin

 

The acquittal of Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown

 

The death of Freddie Gray

 
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