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On May 26, 2022, it will have been two years since the civil unrest began after footage showing the murder of George Floyd hit the interwebs. The controversy over former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin brought about a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, and by extension, the global BLM organization. But now, almost 730 days later, where did all the group’s protests, riots, and media appearances leave the black community? Are black Americans better off after the organization’s reappearance on the national stage?
There are a variety of questions one could ask to determine how BLM has impacted the black community over the past two years. For starters, how has the group affected policing in predominantly African American communities? The Manhattan Institute’s Jason Riley suggested in an interview with Fox News Digital that the riots and constant demonization...
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