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Which Black Lives Matter?

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Which Black Lives Matter?

Schweizer Monat April 27, 2022
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In the U.S., Self-proclaimed anti-racism activists have called for defunding the police. This has resulted in more crime – the victims of which are disproportionately blacks.

Judging by the headlines, one would think that the most severe problem African Americans face today is the risk of being killed by a police officer. U.S. as well as international media provide saturation coverage to police shootings of blacks; political activists piggyback on that coverage to push their agenda. Since the summer of 2020, when the death of George Floyd under the knee of a Minneapolis officer set off national race riots, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has called for defunding the police. Progressive politicians have tried to make that call a reality.

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Heather Mac Donald is the Thomas W. Smith fellow at the Manhattan Institute, contributing editor at City Journal, and the author of the bestselling War on Cops and The Diversity Delusion. Follow her on Twitter here.

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