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What the Protesters Need to Win

“BLM will never win by itself; minorities need friends—even if the friendship is hard to ask for. Indeed, given American history, it should not be necessary to ask; the friends should come forward on their own. Yes, BLM should be recruiting organizational allies; more important, though, the rest of us should be volunteering.”

For Tablet, Michael Walzer, Professor Emeritus in the School of Social Science, argues that “without coalition building, organization, and participation from all walks of American life,” protests in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd are unlikely to produce the desired change.

Read more at Tablet.

Date
June 05, 2020