This Is How We Get Free

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In a bit of surreal synchronicity, Sandra Bland's video on why Black Lives Matter has surfaced even as her family prepared to bury her, the movement's founders declared her the victim of "state violence," and up to 1,000 black activists gathered in Cleveland for the first Movement for Black Lives Convening - "Created by many voices (to) dream together." From the sister posting the vibrant "Sandy Speaks" video: "Your life mattered and your voice will be heard."

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