Black Agenda Report, week of June 10, 2015: Dems Hope To Bury #BlackLivesMatter Under Election Blitz

10 June 2015 — Black Agenda Report

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

The Democrats hope the Black Lives Matter movement, like the Occupy Wall Street movement, will disappear amid the hype of the coming election season. “The Democrats have mounted a systematic cooption-repression response that will intensify as the election season – and Black cities – heat up.” The Democrats understand that, for the movement to succeed, their party’s power over Black America must be broken.

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