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Why Racists Can’t Say “Black Lives Matter”

Vice President Mike Pence obstinately refused to utter the words: Black Lives Matter,” during a bizarre exchange with a reporter for a local ABC station in Philadelphia.

The interview was recorded on Juneteenth, a day that serves as the symbolic and sobering reminder of the emancipation of slaves in America.




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