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Race, Politics, Policing, & Protest: Origins of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement: Faculty Resources

This guide is meant to help students, faculty, and staff understand the conversation behind the #blacklivesmatter movement and hashtag.

Faculty Resources

On this page you will find resources curated to help you teach and discuss the #BlackLivesMatter Movement in the classroom.

The Timeline & Primary Sources of Slavery & the Civil Rights Struggle in America


Other Online Resources

The Voting Rights Act Today


Dr. Marcia Chatelain, professor of history at Georgetown University, tweeted with the hashtag #FergusonSyllabus, and thus began a movement where people offered suggestions of readings and films intended for teachers to use in the classroom. Read more about the #syllabus movement.

After #FergusonSyllabus came #BaltimoreSyllabus, and after that came #CharlestonSyllabus. Find links to the Twitter and other resources to the left.