This handwritten message basically silences every Black Lives Matter naysayer

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| July 20 2016,

08:19 am

In the video above, YouTuber Vi Hart gives context to the Black Lives Matter movement by outlining examples of what sparked the movement and the systemic issues that fuel so much frustration

The term Black Lives Matter and the accompanying movement are often misunderstood, so much so that there was a petition to label it as a terrorist group. However, that failed

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Vi says, "Listening to Black people is important and white people have got talk to other white people to try and get up to speed and learn how to listen. Hence, this video." What's interesting here is how she frames the video, going through each tragedy and making the case for how each contributed to more frustration, which led to the formation of Black Lives Matter
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