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Antiracist momentum has been "crushed by a pretty well-organized force... who’ve tried to change the problem from racism to antiracism... to change the problem from police violence to the people speaking out against police violence," @DrIbram tells CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2023/03/18/us/ibram-kendi-racial-reckoning-blake-cec