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Can #BlackLivesMatter last?
Can #BlackLivesMatter last?

Since the beginning of the Ferguson protests, the past six months in the black community have been a time of activism, involvement and hyper-awareness of political activity. This wave swept through Baltimore, involving students, community leaders and parents. From shutting down York Road to #BlackBrunch protests at local diners, every day was a day when something politically exciting was happening around the city. I was constantly amazed at the level of critical engagement and attention that students from middle school to college gave to local and national stories. It felt like we were in the midst of a second civil rights movement As a member of the revolutionary sandwich generation...