Racial Injustice Movement Gaining Adherents Ahead of 2020 Vote
Widespread and sustained protests demanding racial justice have brought down monuments, prompted some U.S. cities to bar police choke holds and spurred greater recognition of Juneteenth, which commemorates the emancipation of slaves in America.
But has the Black Lives Matter movement attracted enough committed, vocal adherents to effect far-reaching change and fundamental reforms in a nation that typically returns to business as usual once protests fade?
Washington D.C. protester Jay Brown believes the answer is yes.
“My people will stand up and keep fighting,” Brown, who is African American, told VOA at a demonstration near the White House