Widespread protests against racism and police brutality have now entered their second week, with a poll finding the Black Lives Matter movement has gained increasing popularity. As Late Show host Stephen Colbert noted on Tuesday, 53 percent of registered voters now support the cause, up from 42 percent at the end of April.
“So just over half of Americans voters believe black people have the right to live,” said Colbert. “Good news? It’s a start?”
Less popular lately are “monuments to America’s racist history, like confederate statues and Donald Trump,” he continuedAccording to a CNN poll, Trump’s approval rating is at a dismal 38 percent. Read more…
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