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Keeping Racism Alive: How Race-baiters Cash-in on Tragedy

Andrew Bernstein

Presented at: Weekly Discussion Group ARC-UK

Date: Jun 29, 2020

Following the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis last week, violent protests erupted across the US. Police officers, civilians, and property have been targeted.

Do activists believe that rioting will help ease racial tensions? If not, what do they hope to achieve? What motivation is there for corporations to take a stand, in some cases using questionable “facts” to present the US as institutionally racist? And if modern activism is not the way to go, how can one fight the evil of racism?

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