WOMEN

The Women Of #BlackLivesMatter

A message reading "Black Lives Matter" is written across the cheek of Samaria Muhammad as she chants with fellow protesters i
A message reading "Black Lives Matter" is written across the cheek of Samaria Muhammad as she chants with fellow protesters in Atlanta on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 during a demonstration against the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

On August 9, Johnetta Elzie ("Netta" for short) was on Twitter scrolling through her timeline when a friend tweeted her to tell her that a black teen, Michael Brown, had been killed near where she lived in St. Louis, and that his body was still lying on the ground.

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