Activists want Democrats to hold a Black Lives Matter debate
Black Lives Matter activists want the Democratic National Committee to host a presidential debate focused on solutions to police violence against black Americans, racial inequality in the criminal justice system, high incarceration rates, and more
Democratic candidates for president debated each other for the first time on Oct. 13, but had to answer just one question about the Black Lives Matter movement.
Many felt the question was a token. Candidates said they believed in racial equality without getting into a substantive debate about how to achieve it Read more…