Exploiting Michael Brown’s Death: How the BLM Jacked the Black Freedom Movement
Published August 8, 2023
Less than 24 hours after Michael Brown was fatally shot by a white cop in suburban St. Louis, Black Lives Matter organizers were on the ground, introducing a new catchphrase into the American lexicon. Like the Black Panthers nearly 50 years before them, BLM’s leaders were young, vibrant, articulate, and, well, Black. Nine years later, however, BLM’s promise has all but evaporated, and the organization is widely seen as a front for white liberalism.