‘All’ or ‘Black’ Lives?

By |2020-06-25T22:08:22-04:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Society|Tags: , , |

'All Lives Matter'? Sigh. Bromides versus Calls-to-Action This back and forth between “Black Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter” puzzles me. It is everywhere in comment threads all over the web, but these statements are not at all congruent.  ‘All Lives Matter’ is a banal truism, a first-order motherhood statement, too broad to generate any action or advocacy. Can you seriously envision people marching in the streets carrying signs saying “murder is bad!” Who are we kidding here! Spectators would titter and yawn and go back to watching the Bachelorette. To broaden a problem [...]