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Amateur Intellectuals - Caitlin Ward and Kendall Smith EPISODE 15, 13th September 2020
15 Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement
00:00:00 01:31:44

15 Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement

What is the Black Lives Matter movement? It's on banners, it's painted on streets and protests are happening about it. Kendall introduces us to what BLM is and gives us a glimpse of police policies in the United States.

Grab your drink and let's begin the process of educating ourselves on this important topic.

Drink of the episode: Tom Collins

  • 2 oz London dry gin
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • club soda on top
  • garnish with a lemon wheel and *if you're fancy*, a maraschino cherry

More resources:

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/07/03/us/george-floyd-protests-crowd-size.html

https://time.com/5886348/report-peaceful-protests/

https://www.bupipedream.com/opinions/111226/the-blue-lives-matter-movement-is-more-than-just-an-attempt-to-undermine-black-lives-matter/

https://www.pnas.org/content/116/34/16793