When They Call You a Terrorist

by

Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele

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When They Call You a Terrorist Terms

Black Lives Matter (BLM)

The phrase Black Lives Matter is both a slogan (sometimes seen in the hashtag form #BlackLivesMatter) and an anti-racist movement that was built around the slogan. Introduced via a Facebook conversation between Patrisse Khan-Cullors and… read analysis of Black Lives Matter (BLM)

War on Drugs

The war on drugs is an ongoing bipartisan effort by the U.S. government to reduce the use and sale of illegal drugs. Its initiatives included laws prohibiting drug possession and sale, harsh prison sentences for… read analysis of War on Drugs

War on Gangs

The war on gangs, though less of a popularized phrase than the “war on drugs,” is an on-going effort by the U.S. government to reduce gang-related activity, such as violence and the illicit… read analysis of War on Gangs

Jim Crow

Jim Crow was a period in U.S. history from the 1870s through 1965 when “Jim Crow laws” upheld racial segregation in the South. These laws often physically limited where Black people were allowed to go… read analysis of Jim Crow