We wanted to spread awareness about the Black Lives Matter movement, as it is very prevalent in our society today. On social media, there have been countless posts and Instagram stories of helpful information regarding the movement and black history in the United States. We wanted to find a way to consolidate the information we saw in a way to better educate people who may not have social media or are not checking the news as often; this site will be another medium for the public to learn about the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement, black history in the United States, and ways to support it today.

What it does

This is just a start to dismantling the systemic racism black people face in this country and is by no means all the information you would need to educate yourself on Black Lives Matter. We want people to be more aware of systemic racism, black history, and inspire them to do more research on being anti-racist. There is a short quiz after you read the ABC guide and more resources embedded to point people in the right direction to becoming better people.

How we built it

We built this using Html, CSS, and javascript.

Challenges we ran into

We were having trouble in the beginning with designating the demographic for this website. In addition, we struggled with the Javascript at first, but got better at it as we continued to make the website. We were also having trouble choosing a topic to use for the website because there are many important civil/human rights movements we should be fighting for.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

We are proud of completing our first hackathon!

What we learned

We learned how to make a quiz and a slideshow.

What's next for ABC Guide to #BlackLivesMatter and Black History in the US

We hope our website is an eye-opening experience for the users and that they will come away from the website a learned person.

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