Black Protests Expected At Both Political Conventions This Month

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Political conventions have always attracted political protests, and the history of black organizers protesting at major party conventions stretches back decades.

With the 2016 Democratic and Republican conventions approaching, America’s mood is not so tense as it was after the anti-black violence of the 1964 Freedom Summer or the fear and destruction of the 1968 riots after Martin Luther King Jr's assassination. It is still characterized in part by anger from black activists, says Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!