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On #BlackLivesMatter:
While the protests are promising and necessary, they are also insufficient. A deeper phase of work is needed.

"Time to turn protests into change", CNN, 4 December 2014, http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/03/opinion/liu-meaning-ferguson-protests/.

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.

Black lives matter, especially now, because there’s a fear in these communities that, you know, justice isn’t working for them. But it’s about balance. [...] The community has to understand the challenges of police, and the police have to understand the challenges of the community.”

Alex Griswold, "John Kasich: ‘Black Lives Matter, Especially Now’", Mediaite, 13 August 2015, http://www.mediaite.com/tv/john-kasich-black-lives-matter-especially-now/

On Donald Trump:
We need to raise our voices, but we do not need to indulge in hate.

"Meet the Press - November 13, 2016", NBC News, 13 November 2016, http://www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/meet-press-november-13-2016-n683211.

[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 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/.