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The Crime & Race Data Ignored, Denied, and Lied About By BLM:
[See, also, this page .]
“[A careful] study of each ‘unarmed‘ killing [of blacks by white police officers], reveals that the real number of unjustified police shootings of actual unarmed [black] people [is vanishingly, irrelevantly] small.”
“[I]n 2019, [there were] 999… shooting fatalities by police [in the U.S.], and [only] 14 were unarmed blacks [0.014%]. Only one of those shootings was not attempting to resist or evade arrest… The Black Lives Matter movement chooses to ignore these facts and prefers to… ascribe racial motivations to much [actually all] of law enforcement.”
“About 3 million black people are arrested every year. Last year , 14 unarmed black people were killed by cops. That’s 0.0004 percent of the total number of black suspects arrested. The percentage is almost exactly the same for whites (7 million arrests, 25 unarmed killings).”
“According to statistics compiled by The Washington post, the number of unarmed black men killed by police so far this year  is eight. The number of armed white men killed by police over the same period of time is 11.“
[That post did not include the number of those eight who were not resisting arrest, but it is a reasonable guess — based on the previously-cited statistics — that the number is at or near zero.]
More police officers are murdered doing their jobs each year than unarmed black and white people — combined — are killed by police officers.
“Does the truth matter? Not to groups like Black Lives Matter… [The data-defined truth is] Police officers are less likely to shoot unarmed black suspects than unarmed white or hispanic suspects… [Black] Harvard University economist Roland Fryer concluded that there is zero evidence of racial bias in police shootings… [In fact, he found] that blacks are 24% less likely than whites to be shot by officers even though the suspects were armed or violent… The real problem facing inner city black communities today is *not* the police, but criminals… Who is killing [the vast majority of urban blacks]? Not the police. Not white civilians. But other [urban] blacks. In fact, a police officer is eighteen and a half times more likely to be killed by a black male than an unarmed black male is to be killed by a police officer… Many law-abiding [urban, black] residents of high crime areas beg the police to maintain order, precisely the type of policing that [Black Lives Matter] denounce as ‘racist‘. This is tragic because when the police refrain from policing, black lives are [inevitably] lost. Lost because of a [lie]. The best research and data reach this conclusion: There is no evidence that police are killing blacks just because they are black. You now have the truth.”
“Reports of racially motivated, fatal shootings by police officers have garnered extensive public attention and sparked activism across the nation. [Recent, 2019] research from Michigan State University and University of Maryland reveals findings that flip many of these [lies] on their heads – white police officers are not more likely to have shot minority citizens than non-white officers.”
“A 2019 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that white officers are no more likely than black or Hispanic officers to shoot black civilians. In fact… the study found that if there is a bias in police shootings after crime rates are taken into account, it is against white civilians… Each and every year, without exception, whites who are shot and killed by police officers in the U.S. far outnumber blacks and Hispanics who meet that same fate… When we compare black rates of violent crime, with the rate at which blacks are shot and killed by police officers, we find that blacks are represented among those shooting victims at rates significantly lower than we would normally expect… [and] The per capita rate of officers being feloniously killed is 45 times higher than the rate at which unarmed black males are killed by cops.”
The ‘Institutional Racism’ Canard
It bears no resemblance to reality.
“[T]he number of unarmed black men killed by police [in the U.S.] is vanishingly small… While African Americans are involved in two times more police shootings than their percentage of the population would seem to warrant, they commit 53 percent of murders and 60 percent of robberies — well over four times their percentage of the population. [Black Lives Matter and their willfully-ignorant Democrat lemmings] would have you assume this statistical disparity is caused by institutional racism… But we know the statistics accurately reflect reality because crimes get reported by victims — a large percentage of whom are black…”
“Facts don’t matter to the [left-wing-controlled] academic victimology narrative. Far from destroying [blacks on a national scale], whites are the overwhelming target of interracial violence. [B]lacks committed 85.5 percent of all black-white interracial violent victimizations… [But] Blacks are less than 13 percent of the national population… Whites committed [only] 14.4 percent of all interracial violent victimization… on blacks.”
“Blacks commit around 70 percent of black-white interracial homicides [including civilian-committed homicies, not just homicides committed by police].”
“White police officers are actually less likely than non-white officers to shoot and kill non-white suspects.”
“Black Lives Matter… argue that African Africans are suffering from a genocide enacted by white police and other racist whites… But BLM’s analysis of the troubles of black communities is highly distorted, not least by what they systematically ignore, which is that [the vast, vast majority of] murdered blacks [in the U.S.] are murdered by other blacks… [While] African Americans [comprise less than 15%] of the U.S. population… according to the FBI [blacks are] victims of [over 50%] of the murders in the U.S… [a number that is] more than three times the [relative] rate that might be expected by [their] population… [Also a]ccording to the FBI… [almost 90% of murdered African Americans are] murdered by [their fellow] African Americans… [As well,] In cross-race murders, more than twice as many whites have been murdered as African Americans [as blacks are murdered by whites]… [and nearly 50%] of all murders [in the U.S.] are committed by African Americans, more than three times what would be expected from… [their relative] population.”
For every 10,000 black people arrested for violent crime, 3 are killed
For every 10,000 white people arrested for violent crime, 4 are killed
I’m going to keep tweeting this until someone can explain to me how this is possible if there is truly pervasive racial bias in policing
[Tweeted by a black man.]
‘This Is Not Genocide’
Tucker Carlson Breaks Down Every Police Shooting Of Unarmed Black Suspects In 2019
[ASND thanks Wintery Knight for that image.]
“[White supremacists] David Duke and Richard Spencer would be relative nobodies were it not for leftist extremists [e.g. BLM, Antifa, etc.] who engage in looting, arson, rioting, and vandalism… The BLM movement needs racism the same way medieval witch-hunters needed witches (whether real or imaginary). This is not to say there are no white racists.. but rather that the problems are far less pervasive than the manipulators claim. This makes it absolutely vital for BLM to aggravate the very problems it claims to fight, much as a quack ‘doctor’ might infest a water supply with a disease so he can then peddle what he calls the cure.”
BLM’s Philosophies & Ideologies — In Their Own Words:
[Several of the citations in this section contain references and hyperlinks to formerly official, online BLM materials which were stealthily and intentionally scrubbed from the Internet in late September, 2020. Given that those materials had publicly exposed BLM’s formerly overt (but now covert) anti-capitalism (a.k.a. Marxism), anti-Christ-ianity (including atheism and neo-paganism) and therefore also anti-Americanism, the fact that BLM is now hiding those facts from public view comes as no surprise (deceit, deflection, and denial are how Marxists, atheists, and pagans have been operating as long as there have been Marxists, atheists, and pagans). All of the references cited below to the now-formerly official BLM materials were viewed by millions — including Nobody Important — prior to their having been purged from the World Wide Web. The truths which the following citations reveal remain true despite the formerly official BLM sources they reference no longer remaining on the Internet.]
To Destroy America
As its Marxist pedigree makes clear, Black Lives Matter is committed to overthrowing our entire system.
“[A]udio recordings… aired by [black t]alk-show host and Christian attorney Abraham Hamilton, III… reveal the occult practices, ancestor worship, African paganism, and literal witchcraft of at least one of the national group’s co-founders, as well as the founder of BLM’s Los Angeles chapter… ‘What they are describing is their adherence to the Yoruba religion of Ifa, to where they are summoning dead spirits‘… Hamilton explained [that] the Yoruba were known for practicing human sacrifice until Christianity became more prevalent in [that] region [of Africa]. Apparently the entire George Soros-funded leadership of BLM is [also] involved in these practices as well… [No surprise, then, that] Black Lives Matter activists terrorized [black] church attendees in Troy, New York, while chanting ‘hail Satan‘… [and] in Kenosha, Wisconsin, a church with a ‘Black Lives Matter‘ sign on it was torched by BLM activists. In a video that went viral… a mob of white BLM activists shout[ed] at a couple at a D.C. restaurant for refusing to raise their fists, with one activist asking the confused victims, ‘Are you a Christian?‘… BLM Los Angeles founder and California State University Professor of ‘African Studies’ Melina Abdulla revealed… ‘We’ve become very intimate with the [anti-Christ-ian] spirits that we call on regularly‘… BLM co-founder Patrice Cullors echoes the sentiments of Abdulla. ‘It’s a very important practice… literally almost resurrecting a spirit so they can work through us to get the work that we need to get done. I started to feel personally connected and responsible and accountable to them, both from a deeply political place, but also from a deeply spiritual place‘… Cullors also admits that the very first thing BLM leaders do when they hear of a ‘murder’ is to pray to the spirits and ‘pour libation‘… [A]ccording to Cullors, ‘When we say the names [of the dead people’s spirits]… then those spirits actually become present with [us],’… revealing something that virtually none of the [people] attending BLM rallies understand[s]… ‘[Pagan, anti-Christ-ian] Spirituality is at the center of Black Lives Matter, and I think that’s not just for us [founders of the organization], I feel like so many… leaders and so many organizers… are deeply engaged and in a pretty… important [anti-Christ-ian] spiritual practice,’ Cullors continued.”
“[BLM] has [direct, ongoing] links to communist ideology [and criminally convicted, violent communists] and supported Fidel Castro [when he was still alive]… So when big corporations [or individuals] contribute money to Black Lives Incorporated, they are funding a network of interrelated [violent] Marxist organizations [led by convicted violent criminals] attempting to dismantle the free markets that allow these same corporations to thrive… [BLM] are united in their stated goals, which include abolishing the police, abolishing immigration control, abolishing the traditional family and abolishing oil and natural gas. What does any of that have to do with black lives mattering?… They also wish to set up a one-world [communist] government… So, in truth, most black lives don’t matter to Black Lives Incorporated. They don’t care about black lives, except to use the death of black people to achieve their larger radical poltical power-grab agenda… And what about the thousands of black police officers who love their communities and want to serve them?… Black Lives Incorporated does not care about them at all [in fact, BLM wants to eliminate their livelihoods (by way of defunding all police departments) and, if that isn’t possible, to simply kill them, as they have done duing many 2020 riots]. Then there are the peaceful black [and white] protesters who have no idea that they are being used by [Democrat] politicians and [willfully ignorant] corporations to haul in big money, of which black communities will see not one dime… “
“Two movements have been active in the [nation-wide 2020] violence. One is Antifa, which has been called ‘a revolutionary Marxist/anarchist militia movement that seeks to bring down the United States by means of violence and intimidation‘… [A]lthough [Antifa] claims to be antifascist, [it] behaves in a fascistic way… The other movement, Black Lives Matter… was founded… [by self-procalimed] ‘trained Marxists‘. The Black Lives Matter founding manifesto, published in 2016 (then removed from BLM website), describes the United States as a ‘corrupt democracy originally built on Indigenous genocide and chattel slavery‘ that ‘continues to thrive on the brutal exploitation of people of color‘ and that perpetuates ‘the ugly American traditions of patriarchy, classism, racism, and militarism‘. In December 2014, a slogan at a Black Lives Matter demonstration organized by Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, was: ‘What do we want? Dead cops. When do we want it? Now.’… [Despite the obvious ideological similarities between these two violent, Marxist, anti-American groups,] Antifa is widely rejected [while] Black Lives Matter is not.“
“In seeking to rectify America’s historical oppression of African Americans, BLM advocates racial exclusion [i.e. racist segregation, which the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed].”
“‘Black lives matter,’ taken as a sentence, is profoundly true. God made every human being in his image, which means every life on the planet, at every stage [of development, including embryonic], matters. Yet that sentence is [also now] understood, nearly universally, as expressing approval of a movement rooted in Critical Race Theory , which is grounded in [anti-Christian and anti-capitalist] Marxist ideology… Furthermore, saying that black lives matter does not mean that other lives do not matter. Indeed, when some people hear, ‘black lives matter,’ they respond by saying that it is wrong to single out one part of humanity. Ever since the [BLM] phrase sprang into the American imagination, there were others who asserted that ‘police lives matter,’ ‘blue lives matter,’ or ‘all lives matter‘… [But] Black Lives Matter did not emerge merely as a sentence. Those three words function as a message and a platform making a significant political statement — one guided by Marxist ideology that seeks to revolutionize our culture and society… In order to [properly] understand the movement, we need to look at the statement of the organization made available on [its own] Black Lives Matter website… the Black Lives Matter Global Network [which includes the Movement for Black Lives parent organization] adopts and promotes the entire worldview of the sexual revolution, which seeks to liberate humanity from the ‘oppressive chains‘ of biological gender… They seek to ‘foster a queer-affirming network‘… The movement also seeks to remove any vestige of the traditional [i.e. biblically defined, heterosexual] nuclear family… When you look at this language, it becomes clear that Black Lives Matter and the Movement for Black Lives share little in common with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s… [Their own publications also reveal that they despise what they call] ‘the ravages of global capitalism‘… [and that they seek] the abolition of [all] private property [completely ignoring the historical reality that capitalism has done more to improve the lives of black people around the globe than all other economic systems combined]… Black Lives Matter operates from a worldview that undercuts [and ignores divinely defined] human dignity. It sees each person’s identity as determined [solely] by externally imposed social structures, which are in turn determined by the human desire to seize power and oppress others. Such identity [and class] politics entangles human identity in subjective, materialist terms, diminishing the true beauty of what it means to be made [by and] in the image of God. It asserts that all meaning is humanly [rather than divinely] constructed, and it denies that human beings can ever know — even in part — the objective nature of a reality that exists outside of themselves [i.e. God], because such objective truth does not exist [because, in their minds — as in the mind of their philosophical idol Karl Marx — God does not exist]. In short, the ideology of the Black Lives Matter movement attempts to upend the entire [divinely] created order. It simply cannot fulfill its promises to bring about justice. Because it radically misunderstands human nature, it can never promote human flourishing… In this way, the Movement for Black Lives advances a cause entirely separate from the aspirations of men like Martin Luther King, Jr. The Civil Rights Movement drew on theological truth claims as foundational for its moral arguments and imperatives. Christian authority and the Bible formed the bedrock of the Civil Rights Movement… Instead of a theological foundation, the Movement for Black Lives roots itself in Critical Race Theory , which actually indicts the Civil Rights Movement as far too mainstream. According to critical race theorists, what was needed in the 1960s was a[n atheistic, Marxist/Socialist/Communist] revolution, not a correction of the American conscience and culture… The Movement for Black Lives, by contrast, seeks to dismantle the foundations of American civilization… God calls [Christians] to evaluate everything by his Word, by the gospel of Jesus Christ. While we [must] affirm the sentence ‘black lives matter,’ without hesitation and with full enthusiasm, we [should not] use the sentence [without clarification of the points made here], because it will be heard, nearly universally, as a movement, not as a sentence. The sentence is no longer a sentence — it is a[n anti-Christ-ian] movement, a platform, an agenda of revolution at odds with the gospel, contrary to and destructive of God’s creational order. At the same time, Christians must be those who realize the hurt and fear of our African American brothers and sisters, indeed, of our African American neighbors and coworkers. We must be attentive to what they are saying — we must hear them, listen, and act in a way that demonstrates an urgent level of compassion and Christian love.“
Does Critical Race Theory promote racial harmony or does it ‘sow division‘ as the Trump administration claimed when it was banned in government institutions?
“Employees across the Executive Branch [under the Obama adminstration and continued under the Trump adminstration had] been [and are again , now, under the Biden Administration] required to attend trainings where they are told that ‘virtually all White people contribute to racism‘… Just as Marxism demonize[s] capitalists, CRT vilifies white people. Both try to foment resentment, envy, and a victimhood complex among the oppressed class it claims to champion… [I]t should be no wonder [therefore] that CRT has been criticized as ‘racist‘ and ‘divisive‘ [because it is both]… CRT’s neo-Marxist orientation only damages race relations and harms the interests of those it claims to serve… the CRT-informed philosophy, rhetoric, and strategy of the Black Lives Matter organization (whose leadership professe[s] to be ‘trained Marxists‘) is leading to mass riots, looting, vandalism, and assault. The divisive violence has arrested progress for the cause of police reform, destroyed countless black-owned small businesses, and economically devastated many black communities.“
[BTW, and for the record, speaking of Critical Race Theory …]
No, Martin Luther King Would Not Celebrate Critical Race Theory
There is a Non-Marxist, Biblical Alternative to ‘Black Lives Matter‘
Black American Heroes on the ‘Black Lives Matter’ Organization:
The Top 10 Reasons I [A Black Man] Won’t Support the Black Lives Matter Movement
1) The premise of police racism against black is a lie.
2) There is no goal of forgiveness or reconciliation.
3) It’s all about Black [only] Power [i.e. control, rather than coexistence].
4) They heavily promote homosexuality and transgenderism.
5) They completely ignore fatherhood. [The number one source of urban black economic and crime problems, see the Fatherless Families section on this page .]
6) They demand reparations [from white taxpayers who have never owned slaves many generations after slavery was abolished.]
7) They want to abolish prisons and police forces. [But only for blacks. Yes, that is true, as their own materials attest.]
8) They are anti-capitalism. [Capitalism is the number one reason blacks have advanced so far economically.]
[See, as just one of dozens of examples.]
9) Colin Kaepernick supports BLM. [Kaepernick, of course, is a racist and a communist, but he only wants to impose communism on you, not on himself, which would mean he would have to give away his fortune.]
10) Not all black lives matter to BLM. [They actively promote the *number one* killer of blacks in country: Abortion.]
“Critical race theory may be the Democrat left’s filthiest, ugliest big lie. It defines America as inherently and irredeemably bigoted, denounces all whites as racial oppressors, and diminishes all blacks as racially oppressed victims. Lies, lies, lies… Black Lives Matter, the ‘diversity‘ police, and other ‘systemic racism‘-mongers’… frightful fantasy is concocted to leave blacks cold and scared — all the better to swaddle them in the warm, loving arms of the left. Ultimately, like every Democrat effort, this is about getting elected, retaining power, and controlling Americans as tightly as possible… [I]f blacks feel not empowered but enfeebled within an alleged whirlpool of white hate, then too bad. The Democrat left’s insatiable thirst for political domination must be quenched, by all means necessary… The narrative [sold to blacks] is, ‘You can’t get ahead‘… [and] The Democrat left deliberately preaches this gospel of black failure… So, [not surprisingly] black kids, don’t embrac[e] correctly written and spoken English… These ‘anti-racist‘ racists are serving social cancer from huge, boiling cauldrons. They are ladling defeatism into the bowls of black people and sickening the entire nation with their evil stew. They must be ridiculed, shunned, defunded, and dismantled.“
—Deroy Murdoch, black American hero .
Ibram X. Kendi Admits BLM & Being ‘Antiracist’ Is Anti-Christian
Most Black Americans Want Police to Retain Local Presence
“The supposed popularity of ‘Black Lives Matter, Inc.‘ is a complete fantasy — willfully repeated ad nauseum by the left and the media… [but] many of the people who tell pollsters they ‘support black lives matter‘ have no idea what they’re saying. Americans, like all civilized people, believe that black people have a right not to be killed… When you ask Americans about the things BLM [actually] stand[s] for, you get a picture very different from the glowing support they now claim. Only 15 percent of respondents in a recent Gallup poll want to ‘abolish‘ or ‘defund‘ the police….
… [Yet] That is a central aim of the BLM protests… The same phenomenon is evident with respect to other central BLM goals. Only one in five Americans, for instance, believe in handing out reparations to the descendants of slaves, another core BLM aim… And no pollsters — to my knowledge — have even bothered asking about BLM’s even more absurd positions, such as a guaranteed minimum income only for blacks, releasing all blacks from prisons, abolishing private schools, and dismantling the nuclear family… They say there are lies, damn lies, and statistics. The notion of an overwhelmingly popular BLM movement is nothing but a statistic being peddled by professional liars.”
[Yes, written by a black American hero.]
Black Stanford University Prof:
The contemporary civil rights movement under the banner of “Black Lives Matter” is deeply unserious, catering to an old form of victimization that has accomplished nothing to lift up black people.
Black Conservative Leaders Condemn George Floyd Riots
[Many black women have also done the work of actually researching BLM for themselves and come to the same conclusions.]
An African black woman understands better than most American blacks what Black Lives Matter really is
Conservative black icon Candace Owens — who has described herself as a former progressive — [created an] uncompromising video critique of George Floyd is titled Confession: #GeorgeFloyd is neither a martyr or a hero. But I hope his family gets justice.
Black Woman Store Owner Rips Black Looters: ‘Tell Me Black Lives Matter. You Lied. You Wanted To Loot The Store’
Video: Black Female D.C. Resident – ‘Black Lives Matter is a Joke‘
Rapper Trina Rips ‘Animal’ Rioters; Presses Why Only Certain ‘Black Lives’ Matter
“The black lives that matter, right? The same black lives that are taken by the hands of other black people, those matter, too, huh?”
Mother Of Tamir Rice Calls Out Black Lives Matter And Ben Crump In Shocking Smack Down
Black Man Shoots 5-Year-Old White Boy In The Head Point-Blank
Reverse the races and this is the only thing [liberals — especially Black Lives Matter] talk about for a month
[Actually, several months.]
Video Of Black Teen Girl Crying Over Sister’s Death:
‘A Protester Shot My Sister, Not The Police!’
BLM rioters also burning what appears to be a cross.
Christians who support this movement [as opposed to the sentiment] should be ashamed.
48 of America’s 50 Largest Cities Hit By Black Lives Matter Riots
[That after just a few months in 2020.]
Protesters Defend Looting, Destroying Businesses: It’s ‘Slavery Money’
The 17 people who have died in the protests and riots so far
Most of them were black. Their lives didn’t matter to Black Lives Matter, which has publicly encouraged the rioting and looting.
[That “17” figure was as of early June, 2020. The number of innocents murdered by BLM members and sympathizers as of this writing has since almost doubled .]
“Obama’s own DOJ found that ‘there is no credible evidence that [officer] Wilson willfully shot [Michael] Brown as he was attempting to surrender or was otherwise not posing a threat.’ The Wasington Post has twice said that the [BLM-repeated] claim that Brown ha[d] his hands up when he was shot is false.”
[BLM has also frequently lied about the facts surrounding the Trayvon Martin case.]
[Dozens of additional citations of specific acts of violence — including murder — perpetrated by BLM members and sympathizers can be posted here if requested.]
“Nigeria is ‘a killing field of defenseless [black] Christians.‘ Since June 2015, ‘over 11,500 [black] Christians have been murdered and 2,000 [black] churches were destroyed.‘… [Yet there have been] No global marches, no statements from Black Lives Matter…”
“[A] new form of [fascistic fundamentalism is] rising within the United States… The new [fascistic] fundamentalism goes by various names, including wokeness, radical liberalism, critical [race] theory, and progressivism… This new form of [fascistic] fundamentalism is subtle, disguising its agenda in the language of liberalism even as it seeks to destroy the liberal arts [at least those that expose and threaten liberal fascism]… The Woke follow Karl Marx, who taught that the liberal arts have merely extrinsic value as instruments that can be used to achieve various pragmatic goals. Marxists sought, and seek, to cancel the liberal arts by redefining them in purely instrumental terms. A hallmark of twentieth-century experiments in Marxism was the effort to channel man’s aesthetic faculties to purely useful ends, and to insist that works of imagination and beauty should be created and/or used only as tools to serve the goals of the state… Woke Fundamentalism has been drawing from the Communist playbook by treating the liberal arts as if their value is merely instrumental in advancing social-justice agendas. Among the Woke, the great literary, visual, and musical artworks of our tradition are valued purely for their didactic function in advancing a narrow range of political concerns, including feminism, critical race theory, post-colonialism, queer theory, and so on… Meanwhile, scholars who insist on the older view, that the liberal arts are ends rather than simply means [to a totalitarian, fascistic, Marxist end], risk having their careers destroyed and their reputations ruined [which many have, the article cites only one of dozens of available examples]… [A new] consensus among the Woke in academia [has emerged, believing] that their various disciplines — from classics to history to art to literature — should be pragmatized and politicized [rather than admired and taught for their own, intrinsic value]… In these efforts [to politicize and/or remove the liberal arts], the richness and complexity of these disciplines are being reduced to a handful of simple formulae about race or gender… Like ISIS, the Woke target zones of cultural significance, such as universities and historic sites. And while they do not behead people, they whip up mass hysteria to try to take down entire disciplines and to ruin the careers of people deemed insufficiently woke. Above all, Woke Fundamentalism is a virulent version of cancel culture, which aims to send Western civilization down the memory hole… [W]oke iconoclasm and anti-intellectualism are actually more sinister than book-burning and statue-crushing, for they allow institutions of higher learning to continue operating even as they are being subverted. The physical destruction of artworks and books will not be resisted if people become convinced that such things have no value anyway. And that is exactly what the Woke seek to do as they propagandize university students with the notion that the liberal arts should be valued only as means to ends. When the study of Western civilization — together with its art, literature, and music — becomes simply another tool for woke activism, then even if these disciplines remain formally in place, they have effectively been cancelled.“
[Readers may wonder why that article was extensively quoted above when nothing in the article was explicitly written about Black Lives Matter. While that is true, the term “woke” is central the the BLM agenda & methods and a meaningful description of what BLM does to black students (and “scholars”) is provided in the original essay.]