Movement for Black Lives Timeline

Until The Flood follows eight Missourians whose lives are changed by Michael Brown’s death and the protests that followed. This timeline offers some context for the Movement for Black Lives, from the first time Patrisse Cullors coined #BlackLivesMatter in 2012, following the murder of Trayvon Martin, through the shooting death of Michael Brown, the protests that followed, and the ongoing work for racial justice in the United States.  

Sources for this timeline include The Washington Post; The New York Times; The New Yorker; The Guardian; The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Louisville Courier-Journal, Time Magazine, Vice Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Black Lives Matter webpage; the Library of Congress webpage;, and Wikipedia.

Annabel Heacock