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How “Blue Lives Matter” Perpetuates Police Violence

Far from a peaceful call to protect police lives, the movement fosters an environment of fear, hatred, and racism.

In the aftermath of the recent killings of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte at the hands of police, the Blue Lives Matter hashtag rallied around a video of a group of black youth attacking a white man and taking his pants off in a parking garage in Charlotte. The caption that the most popular Blue Lives Matter twitter account provided for …

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