Criticisms Of The Black Lives Matter Movement

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There are many criticisms of the Black Lives Matter movement, and while some of their actions are too extreme and not thought through, the positive aspects such as the awareness of injustice in America and the creation of a community with similar experiences and suffering outweighs the negativities. Many claim that the divisive nature of the movement makes it difficult for people particularly baby boomers to support Black Lives Matter, even though they may agree with and admire the cause and courage (Reynolds). However it is noteworthy to acknowledge the fact that most movements started by the lowerclass are not typically accepted by mainstream media, and above all there is a distinct difference between the movement of Black Lives Matter and
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