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The Best Explanations For Why You Shouldn’t Say “All Lives Matter”



I’ve previously posted explanations about why “All Lives Matter” is a misunderstanding of term “Black Lives Matter” (see A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism).

Now Vox has just published an excellent collection of helpful explanations that emphasize that point at Why you should stop saying “all lives matter,” explained in 9 different ways.

And, if those aren’t enough for you, here are a few more that I have previously shared and are not on Vox’s list:

Why “All Lives Matter” instead of “Black Lives Matter” is such a stupid thing to say is from Boing Boing.

Why ‘All Lives Matter’ Is Such a Perilous Phrase is from The New York Times.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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