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Prom Politics : Florida teen wears a Black Live Matters dress

Milan Morris, a 17-year-old from Palm Beach, Florida wore a prom dress showing the faces of slain black men and women.

Milan Morris modeled the Black Lives Matter inspired dress before prom Friday. She captioned the photo: ‘Yes I’m black. Yes I’m 17. Yes GOD is using me to convey a message that’s bigger than me. #AllLivesMatter #BlackLivesMatter #MoveWithPurpose.’

The victims

Travon Martin, Sandra Bland and Michael Brown’s photos were printed in black and white on the train on her dress. Travon Martin was shot dead at the age of 17 by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman walked free and later tried to auction the gun that killed Martin online. Sandra Bland was found hanging in a jail cell at the age of 28 in Waller County, Texas. She was arrested after being pulled over in a traffic stop when she forgot to use her turn signal. And Michael Brown was an unarmed 18-year-old shot dead by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

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