2020-06-11 12:49:28

Years of Racial Justice Organizing Laid Groundwork for Today’s Uprising

As protests against police brutality and racism continue across the country, Democracy Now! speaks with historian and UCLA professor of African American studies Robin D.G. Kelley.

“We’re not here by accident,” Kelley says, crediting racial justice organizers for laying the groundwork for this moment over the last decade. “The real question now is whether or not this can be sustained.”

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