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On #BlackLivesMatter:
The Black Lives Matter movement is "an awakening of the younger generation who are just tired of all of the lies and crimes overlooked by the powers that be."

Zeeshan Aleem, "Cornel West Talks About Endorsing Bernie Sanders, Black Lives Matter and Donald Trump", Mic, 26 August 2015, http://mic.com/articles/124427/cornel-west-talks-about-endorsing-bernie-sanders-black-lives-matter-and-donald-trump.

So far it looks like the demonstrators are presenting a far more relevant, compelling and insightful analysis than the gaggle of pols now rushing to catch up with the society they nominally lead.

"Why 'black lives matter' matters", New York Daily News, 9 December 2014, http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/errol-louis-black-lives-matter-matters-article-1.2038331

While the media long ago moved on, the protests have persisted, entering their late, decadent phase of self-indulgent triviality.

"The Ferguson Farce", National Review, 21 October 2014, http://www.nationalreview.com/article/390782/ferguson-farce-rich-lowry.

On Donald Trump:
The struggle is not a struggle that lasts one day or a few weeks or a few years. It is a struggle of a lifetime.

Jonathan Mattise, "John Lewis to Anti-Trump Protesters: 'Never Become Bitter'", ABC News, 18 November 2016, http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/john-lewis-anti-trump-protesters-bitter-43647013.

[Student protesters] putting themselves out there so publicly, with their future on the line, is worthy of adult support.

"The kids are right to protest Trump", Los Angeles Times, 17 November 2016, http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-arellano-student-walkouts-20161117-story.html

I would not advise people who feel strongly or who are concerned about some of the issues that have been raised during the course of the campaign, I wouldn’t advise them to be silent.

Brent Griffiths, "Obama to anti-Trump protesters: Don't be silent", Politico, 17 November 2016, http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/obama-to-trump-protesters-231558.