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BUT All Lives Matter

The intention, statement, or saying Black Lives Matter is not an attack on or a confrontation to non-Black lives. All lives can’t matter until Black lives matter. The Black Lives Matter movement doesn’t say that non-Black lives don’t matter. However, the focus is that Black lives are currently under more duress and need help.

Unfortunately, the phrase All Lives Matter is widely used and can perpetuate a general confusion about what the Black Lives Matter movement is about. However, the majority of people spouting off All Lives Matter are intentionally using the phrase as a diversionary tactic backed by racist narratives to avoid the issue of privilege and focusing on Black issues.

If you were at an event supporting the awareness and fundraising for cervical cancer, no one would shout out All Cancers Matter.
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