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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.

For the protest movement, it’s both good policy and good politics right now to focus on specific demands: abandon “broken windows” policing, abolish arrest quotas and push for independent prosecutors when abuses occur.

"Stop Blaming Protests for Police Killings", The Nation, 23 December 2014, http://www.thenation.com/article/193769/police-and-protests.

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

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
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.

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.