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On #BlackLivesMatter:
The media have treated the budding partnership between the ascendant Black Lives Matter and the perennially frustrated gun control movement as if it were the most natural thing in the world — probably because both efforts lean left. That alliance, however, is truly unlikely, even nonsensical.

"Op-Ed Black Lives Matter and Michael Bloomberg: the oddest couple?", LA Times, 20 November 2015, http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-1120-welch-blm-gun-control-20151120-story.html.

In these times of crisis, we, as a community, must allow room for multiple conversations and solutions [in the #BlackLivesMatter movement].

"Let's make room for other forms of resistance in the #BlackLivesMatter movement", Crain's Chicago Business, 25 November 2015, http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20151125/OPINION/151129888/lets-make-room-for-other-forms-of-resistance-in-the-blacklivesmatter-movement.

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:
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.

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.

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