The popular website used to help expecting parents choose their child’s name featured over 100 names of black people who’ve lost their lives to police brutality or civilian violence. The black banner at the top of the pink and blue website mentioned well-known names like Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Michael Brown, and Sandra Bland.
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The statement humanized these lives by saying, “Each of these names was somebody’s baby” and ending with “BabyNames.com stands in solidarity with the black community.”
The website also tweeted the names of black people who had lost their lives on Saturday with the words, “Say their names. #BlackLivesMatter.” According to their recent tweets, the site is continuously updating its list with additional names.
“My goal was to make people understand that they aren’t just names,” Moss said. “They are human beings and were loved.”
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