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Will the Black Lives matter movement create lasting change? Show more Show less

There’s no question that the wave of protests against police violence and racial injustice across the country has had a tremendous impact. “It’s different this time” has been a frequent sentiment among historians, activists and other experts. Is it too early to tell?

No, the #BLM Protests will not create lasting change Show more Show less

Like so many movements before this one, the social injustice and systemic racism will remain long after the protests have died down.
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Systemic racism is a constantly moving target

“The United States has the remarkable ability to reconstitute old oppressions from the ashes of social movements.” — Tressie McMillan Cottom, Politico
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