Wednesday, July 8, 2020
“They say ‘black lives matter,'” her father, hoarse with pain, accused the movement just hours later. “You killed your own. You killed your own this time.”
“You killed a child. She didn’t do nothing to nobody.”
“My baby,” her mother sobbed as family comforted her and helped her walk from the stage.
But some aren’t getting the message. “If you want an all-black lives matter movement started … then start that movement,” CNN’s Don Lemon told black actor Terry Crews Monday. “But that’s not what Black Lives Matter is about.”
Lemon was wrong on most things during that segment, but on that one point, he was right. Let’s see how long it takes us to remember.