Have Millennials Kicked Off The Second Civil Rights Movement?

The New Movement

News One

We have seen the protests spreading across the country in response to the killings of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and other African Americans at the hands of police officers.

Dante Barry of MillionHoodies.org has been on the front lines in the current battle for social justice. He spoke with Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” about how millennials have possibly launched the second version of the Civil Rights movement.

Many are comparing the #BlackLivesMatter, #HandsUpDontShoot and #ICantBreathemovements to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

“We haven’t seen this much movement in a very very long time across the country,” said Barry.

“If you look back 50 years ago, this is what the movement looked like. So when we look at some of the history and look at some of the similarities, we’re still fighting some of the same things, but we’re seeing new…

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