With the deaths of #AltonSterling,#PhilandoCastile and the Dallas police tragedy, misinformation about the Black Lives Matter is rampant on social media. Though the movement has repeatedly expressed its belief in nonviolent protest, and the need for systemic change in the area of racial justice, many continue to believe the movement is violent, overly negative, or just plain unnecessary.

In this MTV Decoded video, Franchesca Ramsey confronts four significant myths made about the movement that don’t align with the facts. Watch above to learn more.