THIS SPACE IS THE PLACE!
This event has been generously supported by the endowment fund of the Resistance Studies Initiative, the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, the Dept. of Sociology, the Five Colleges, Incorporated, and culminates week of research and reflection on the movement for black lives — https://blogs.umass.edu/wbdubois/2016/02/01/blm_week/
For an overview of the movement, see The New Yorker, March 14, 2016, “The Matter of Black Lives: A new kind of movement found its moment. What will its future be?” By Jelani Cobb, http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/03/14/where-is-black-lives-matter-headed