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On #BlackLivesMatter:
The killings [of Philando Castille and Alton Sterling] by police in Minnesota and Louisiana, quickly followed by killings of police in Dallas, knocked the lazy certainty out of almost everybody.
You’ll never see a ‘Black Lives Matter’ t-shirt [at a Republican convention].

"D.L. Hughley tells conservative: ‘You’ll never see a ‘Black Lives Matter’ t-shirt at a GOP convention’", DeadState, 2 May 2015, http://deadstate.org/d-l-hughley-tells-conservative-youll-never-see-a-black-lives-matter-t-shirt-at-a-gop-convention/.

[Black Lives Matter means] that we are all sick and tired of seeing unarmed people shot by police officers.

"Two Guys From Brooklyn: The Bernie Sanders Interview by Spike Lee", The Hollywood Reporter, 6 April 2016, http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/bernie-sanders-interviewed-by-spike-880788.

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
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/.

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/.