August 13, 2016
What Is Black Lives Matter, and How Should Conservatives Respond to It?
Tributes to Black Lives Matter are becoming as common as catfights on Love and Hip Hop. So lauded is this movement that one cannot be faulted for feeling as though the viewer can hardly sit through a Democrat politician's speech, or watch an award show outside the CMAs that will not include at least some tribute to this movement. The 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors was no exception. On July 11, 2016, during that show's opening, Alicia Garza, one of founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, said: We began the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag and network when Trayvon Martin's family was denied justice three years ago. When Mike Brown was killed the people of Ferguson rose up, and #BlackLivesMatter became a movement. This movement is grounded in Black people's dignity, justice, and freedom. It's about love, not violence. As usual, the public rhetoric of Black Lives Matter (BLM) is spot on. There is a case for BLM that resonates loudly among...(Read Full Article)