BLACK VOICES
01/22/2016 03:30 pm ET

HBO Ordered A Black Lives Matter Documentary After Seeing This Year's Oscar Nominees

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As harrowing instances of racially charged police brutality continue to plague the nation, Black Lives Matter and other activist groups work tirelessly to expose the systemic injustices that have permeated certain law enforcement agencies for far too long. Though Black Lives Matter ultimately decided against officially endorsing a presidential candidate ahead of this year's election, the group has spoken at length with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders regarding potential policy changes and future legislation. The movement, a growing force in the continued fight for true equality, will surely stand as a defining moment in American history.

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