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Black lives are at stake here. We can’t afford any mistakes

OPINION | Ill-advised comments by people who should know better only deflect from the truth that's being fought for

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Many times I have clenched my teeth at tweets written by prominent black people on #BlackLivesMatter.

As the #BlackLivesMatter movement erupted in protests all over the world, Twitter has been an outlet for commentary from people we would not ordinarily hear from.

The gaping hole created by the global experience of devastating white supremacy and its ideological associate, racism, has been left open for all to see, and the movement has not only chronicled a fight against a brutal system, but has provided a platform for a shared living experience...

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