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#BlackLivesMatter: Background, Context, Resources

Purpose and Background

This guide brings together information to support the ongoing conversation at Northfield Mount Hermon regarding the continued police killings of African-Americans, as well as to provide context regarding the wider issues of racism and injustice in the United States.

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This guide is tailored specifically toward discussions of the experiences and treatment of African-Americans in the United States, with an emphasis on current events. These issues are important for people of all races, and we welcome you to suggest links that bring additional voices into the conversation. 

Dynamic list from Wikipedia of unarmed African Americans killed by law enforcement officers in the United States