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On #BlackLivesMatter:
Perhaps the most insidious assault on Black Lives Matter is that the protests have somehow caused violence against police. [...] The only thing Black Lives Matter has caused is a national conversation about police accountability.

"Black Lives Matter occupies an important space," Boston Globe, 1 September 2015, https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/09/01/the-message-black-lives-matter/EPjIfUd95BeSHyXGthJ9KM/story.html.

Our policy agendas fly in the face of critics who say [the Black Lives Matter movement] lacks specificity regarding our goals. The real question is whether legislators and policy advocates are prepared to seriously engage with our policies and recommended courses of action.
Conservatives have had a field day cherry-picking isolated ugly statements against police, loosely linked to Black Lives Matter. [...] That some would twist Black Lives Matter into something foreboding is precisely why more of us should join hands, speak out and step up for change.

"EDITORIAL: Conservatives play an old race card against Black Lives Matter", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 13 September 2015, http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/the-platform/editorial-conservatives-play-an-old-race-card-against-black-lives/article_21909fbf-5e94-5dc3-9649-1f3180f09780.html.

On Donald Trump:
The wave of protests last night spoke an undeniable truth: The Donald Trump administration will witness the rebirth—with its precursors in the Black Lives Matter movement, the immigrants rights movement of 2006-07, the Occupy movement and the overwhelming youth support for Bernie Sanders—of a su
People are upset and they're right to be upset. This is our country, and people have a right to have their voices heard.

"The Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 11/10/2016", MSNBC, 10 November 2016, http://www.msnbc.com/transcripts/rachel-maddow-show/2016-11-10.

I think that people are saying, 'Mr. Trump, we have come too far in this country fighting discrimination and bigotry. We’re not going back. And if you’re going to continue that effort, you’re going to have to take us on.'

Susan Page , "Sanders backs Trump protests, questions Electoral College", USA Today, 13 November 2016, http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/11/13/sanders-backs-trump-protests-questions-electoral-college/93767186/.