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Labeled A 'Terrorist,' A Black Lives Matter Founder Writes Her Record

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In 2014, Erica Garner led a protest march in New York City after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer involved in the death of her father, Eric Garner. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators in Miami stand with tape reading, " I Can't Breathe," in 2014. The protest occurred after a grand jury in New York City declined to indict the police officers involved Eric Garner's death. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Can't Breathe' Examines Modern Policing And The Life And Death Of Eric Garner

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Police say DeRay Mckesson was blocking a road and placed officers him under arrest during a protest in Baton Rouge, La., in July 2016. On Thursday a federal judge threw out a lawsuit by an officer who said he was injured during the demonstration. Max Becherer/AP hide caption

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President Trump walks out of the White House toward Marine One on the South Lawn on Monday. A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds most Americans think Trump's response to Charlottesville events was "not strong enough." Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Mike Bento (center), an organizer with NYC Shut It Down, leads a march in honor of a black transgender person who was recently killed in New York City. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Amid 'Devastating' Progress Nationally, Black Lives Matter Engages Local Causes

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From Mourning to 'Moonlight': A Year In Race, As Told By Code Switch

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Martin Luther King, Jr. listening to a transistor radio in the front line of the third march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to campaign for proper registration of black voters, March 23, 1965. Ralph Abernathy (second from left), Ralph Bunche (third from right) and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (far right) march with him. William Lovelace/Getty Images hide caption

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In Pepsi's new ad, model Kendall Jenner joins a protest march and hands a soda to a police officer. Following a widespread backlash, the company announced on Wednesday that it would halt a wider rollout of the video. Pepsi/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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After Uproar, Pepsi Halts Rollout Of Controversial Protest-Themed Ad

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Patrisse Khan-Cullors and two friends are founders of the Black Lives Matter movement. She sees the movement going forward with renewed focus, and building political power. Courtesy of Patrisse Khan-Cullors hide caption

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Black Lives Matter Finds 'Renewed Focus' 5 Years After Trayvon Martin

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Mourners raise their fists during a night rally in honor of Alton Sterling outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, La., on July 11. Sterling was one of several men killed in police shootings this year. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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In 2016, Violence Pervaded Policing On Both Ends Of The Gun

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Recording artist Killer Mike is credited with jump-starting the #BankBlack movement in July. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some African-Americans, Efforts To #BuyBlack Present Challenges

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'The Fire This Time': A New Generation Of Writers On Race In America

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Carolyn Swords (left) and Tina Charles (right) of the New York Liberty look on before the game against the Indiana Fever on Thursday at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Charles says she turned her warmup shirt inside out in support of recent shooting victims. Mike Stobe/NBAE/Getty Images hide caption

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Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, speaks to the delegates on start of the first day of the Republican National Convention. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama Defends His Record On Race

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