A year ago today, Black Twitter was abuzz with the news about Michael Brown. From the get-go, many of us knew that this murder would not be like the others. What manifested in full form was the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Twitter users used the hashtag #FergusonTaughtMe, started by @LeslieMac, to reflect. Check out some of these tweets to see what many black Americans learned from this experience

https://twitter.com/harikondabolu/status/630441986110001152 https://twitter.com/MrNikoG/status/630541568013799424 https://twitter.com/LipstickNLegos/status/630541820733337600 https://twitter.com/BlackBeauty504/status/630541822725615616 https://twitter.com/MrNikoG/status/630541888215388160 https://twitter.com/ShaunKing/status/630461766900781056 https://twitter.com/FeministaJones/status/630464899840348160 https://twitter.com/BlvckConscious/status/630474869407248384 https://twitter.com/charliekirk11/status/630534067734364160 https://twitter.com/28Stinni/status/630430639498596357 https://twitter.com/JesseBenn/status/630438297458741248 https://twitter.com/deray/status/630457188415176704 https://twitter.com/hertzmau5/status/630460004236181505 https://twitter.com/hertzmau5/status/630439642949677056 https://twitter.com/MastaOfMp3s/status/630382459012694016 https://twitter.com/KeshRue/status/630423379779133440

What did Ferguson teach you? Let us know in the comments.


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