Angela Davis is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author. In the late 1960s she was known as a radical feminist and activist, and an affiliate of the Los Angeles chapter of the Black Panther Party.
T-shirts featuring the slogan "Black Lives Matter"
Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a decentralized political and social movement protesting against incidents of police brutality and all racially motivated violence against black people. The movement began in July 2013 with the use of the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter on social media after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin 17 months earlier in February 2012. The movement became nationally recognized for street demonstrations following the 2014 deaths of two African Americans, that of Michael Brown?resulting in protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a city near St. Louis?and Eric Garner in New York City. Since the Ferguson prot… Read more
"No justice, no peace" is a political slogan that originated during protests against acts of ethnic violence against African Americans. The slogan became associated in the late 1980s with Black protests against racist and police violence in New York City. The phrase calls attention to the persistent failure to hold police accountable. But the concern about justice also extends to education, economics, health, and more. If justice isn?t done in the face of such chronic injustice, the slogan says, we?re going to continue to disturb the peace until it is. Second, the expression speaks to a basic moral logic: Without justice, it?s not possible to have peace.