Black Lives Matter was a part of news and every day life in the United States of America when President Barack Obama was in office. But as soon as President Obama left office, black lives matters disappeared. The subject is not talked about on national media, and social media algorithms have pushed the topic so far to the bottom of news feeds that you hardly ever see the hashtag any more. Why did it happen?
Here are a few perspectives on the subject.
Police are still killing black people. Why isn’t it news anymore?
Washington Post – Police Shootings 2019 Database – https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/national/police-shootings-2019/?utm_term=.7491cda769b7
There Are Huge Racial Disparities in How US Police Use Force – https://www.vox.com/identities/2016/8/13/17938186/police-shootings-killings-racism-racial-disparities