Corpus ID: 221397490

Twitter Corpus of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement And Counter Protests: 2013 to 2020

  title={Twitter Corpus of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement And Counter Protests: 2013 to 2020},
  author={S. Giorgi and Sharath Chandra Guntuku and M. Rahman and McKenzie Himelein-Wachowiak and Amy Kwarteng and Brenda Curtis},
  • S. Giorgi, Sharath Chandra Guntuku, +3 authors Brenda Curtis
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a grassroots movement protesting violence towards Black individuals and communities with a focus on police brutality. The movement has gained significant media and political attention following the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd and the shooting of Jacob Blake in 2020 [1]. Due to its decentralized nature, the #BlackLivesMatter social media hashtag has come to both represent the movement and been used as a call to action. Similar hashtags… CONTINUE READING

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