HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Black Lives Matter is an activist movement in the U.S. that began in July 2013. The development took place after the trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African American teen Trayvon Martin. Black Lives Matter movement campaigns against what it defines as racism, police brutality and other disregarded human rights against African Americans. The new website is set to launch on Sept. 15.
For more information visit Black Lives Matter Facebook page.