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Australia's International Prize for Peace is arguably the most prestigious award the movement has received to date.
Patrick Harmon had been riding his bike across the lanes of a local road when an officer stopped him.
From lynchings to police shootings, black activists mark 100 years of protesting to preserve their freedom, dignity and lives.
The officer was initially cleared of wrongdoing, even after admitting that he struck the woman in the head.
The Sterling family alleges that police officers sent racist text messages about people who protested the black man's shooting death.
"Every Color Matters," one of their sweaters read.