I study Latin American policing and protests. Under the Trump administration, Black Lives Matter protests are more than anti-racist — they're anti-authoritarian.
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Lilian Bobea is a Dominican sociologist and assistant professor of sociology at Fitchburg State University in Massachussetts.

While protests in the US usually revolve around a specific issue, like gun rights or abortion, Bobea says the recent Black Lives Matter protests are different, and more aligned with the long-term, anti-authoritarian movements that sweep across Latin America.

Under the Trump administration, Bobea says that activists in the US have grown...

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