Black Lives Matter didn’t form from nothing after the fatal police shooting of Mike Brown on Aug. 9, 2014, but it was then that the movement began to build the longevity to survive and grow for the two years to come.

Since that shooting, protesters have demonstrated against police brutality on highways, outside airports and in front of police stations across the country. Activists have built various actionable frameworks to fight police violence, racism in the housing industry, racism embedded in the nation’s criminal justice system and more.

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Black Lives Matter, two years after an officer fatally shot Mike Brown