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On #BlackLivesMatter:
The lives of Black queer and trans-folks, disabled folks, Black-undocumented folks, folks with records, women and all Black lives along the gender spectrum matter.

"Opinion: #BlackLivesMatter Will Continue to Disrupt the Political Process", Washington Post, 18 August 2015, http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2015/08/18/opinion-blacklivesmatter-will-continue-to-disrupt-the-political-process/.

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.

Racial justice is not just our cause—it’s an American cause. And because of that, the movement will continue.

Brittany Packnett, "Black Lives Matter Isn’t Going Anywhere", Time, 18 January 2016, http://time.com/4178280/black-lives-matter-2016/.

On Donald Trump:
Americans are demonstrating against me "because they don’t know me."

"President-elect Trump speaks to a divided country on 60 Minutes", CBS News, 2016 November 13, http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-donald-trump-family-melania-ivanka-lesley-stahl/.

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.

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.