Prof at Hillary Clinton's alma mater makes the case for political violence

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Kellie Carter Jackson is a professor of Africana studies at Wellesley College, Hillary Clinton’s alma mater.

As riots and looting desecrate America’s cities, one professor is defending political violence, claiming that it is sometimes necessary and suggesting that it is racially biased to criticize African Americans for violent acts. 

During an interview with Slate, Wellesley College Africana Studies professor Kellie Carter Jackson makes several claims regarding American social change, including that violence is often necessary to solicit desired societal outcomes. 

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Slate shared the interview on Twitter, claiming that “Non-violence is an important tool for protests, but so is violence.”

 

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