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By Iesha Toft
S-N Contributor 

Toft's Thoughts

Camp COVID: Day 88

 

June 11, 2020

NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS

A protester holds up a sign during last week's protest in Spencer.

COVID-19 has taken a back seat the past few weeks as we shift our focus to the injustices of our fellow humans.

It's sick that there is still a debate about which lives matter. Yes, all lives do matter, but that's not what needs to be said right now. The Black Lives Matter movement is to stress and highlight that black lives do matter, especially amidst the trials, persecution and injustices they have faced for decades and centuries.

That they matter; that's it. That's all the movement asks. They aren't asking for them to matter more, just that they matter at all. I'm just so sorry this di...



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