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Bree Newsome – When Oppression Is the Status Quo, Disruption Is a Moral Duty History teaches us that legislative action rarely happens without organized protest. This is why the Black Lives Matter movement is so essential today.

“When rights are consistently denied, a cause should be pressed in the courts and in negotiations among local leaders, and not in the streets.” —Alabama clergymen’s letter to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. April 12, 1963 “You deplore the demonstrations taking place in Birmingham. But your statement, I am sorry to say, fails to express a similar concern for …