Video: How Black Women Are Leading the #BlackLivesMatter Movement
By Jihan Hafiz / america.aljazeera.com
Dec 22, 2014

While recent protests have focused on the deaths of black men, it's black women who are leading the charge.

Producer Jihan Hafiz followed young black women in Washington, D.C., as they organize and build their movement. And while their targets are police brutality and racism, if they see people in their own communities block out the voices they care about, their response is the same: "Shut it down."


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Video: How Black Women Are Leading the #BlackLivesMatter Movement