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On #BlackLivesMatter:
The protection of black lives must not wait for the political stars to align, because they may never do so.

"Gov. Cuomo: It's time to prove that you think black lives matter", New York Daily News, 4 May 2015, http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/williams-robinson-cuomo-show-black-lives-matter-article-1.2207163/.

We've [black people] been through so much for so many centuries, and we shall overcome this too.
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.

Protesting might make you feel better, it might win a few battles and it might attract attention. I’m sorry if you are angry at “the establishment,” but you need to work for it and within it if you want it to change.

Anne Applebaum, "Advice from Europe for anti-Trump protesters", Washington Post, 16 November 2016, https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2016/11/16/advice-from-europe-for-anti-trump-protesters/?utm_term=.0b470a4ebdd3