UCI Associate Professor Michael Tesler writes, “Recent history, however, suggests that current protests are more likely to liberalize racial attitudes than prompt backlash. So far, Black Lives Matter protests have pushed whites’ racial attitudes in a progressive direction, especially among young people. … The current protests, which are even more widespread, are likely to have the same impact.”

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