Beyond the Noise is a regular Source podcast with David Jamieson, looking in detail at stories in the headlines.
For this edition Jamieson is joined by Michael Billeaux, a sociology PHD candidate at the University of Wisconsin and a participant in the Black Lives Matter movement.
1:00 – What is the status of the movement now? Has it changed over time in terms of the tactics it is deploying the the constituencies it is drawing-in?
3:50 – How should we understand the latest manifestations in terms of both the longer Black Lives Matter movement, and the even longer tradition of anti-racist politics in US society?
8:57 – What victories has the movement achieved, and what demands are it making?
17:50 – What impact do international protests have on the movement in the US?