On the Black Lives Matter Backlash

A thoughtful primer for the inevitable.

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As expected, the “Black lives matter” movement has seen a bit of a pushback since it achieved a record amount of support following the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Much of the pushback has not so much to do with the phrase or idea itself, but with protest and crisis fatigue and increased scrutiny of the organization that calls itself Black Lives