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On #BlackLivesMatter:
[Black Lives Matter protesters'] right to peacefully demonstrate, whether at Rockefeller Center, the United Nations or the Mall of America, should not be restrained.

"Black Lives Matter has right to protest", CNN, 24 December 2015, http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/22/opinions/omara-black-lives-matter/.

At the core of these demonstrations is a demand for answers about the circumstances of this young man's death and a broader concern about the state of our criminal justice system.

"From Eric Holder: A message to the people of Ferguson", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 20 August 2014, http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/a-message-to-the-people-of-ferguson/article_ea8b7358-67a3-5187-af8c-169567f27a0d.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.
On Donald Trump:
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.

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/.

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.