By Emily Jashinsky, The Federalist, Sept. 22, 2020
Somewhere along the line, Black Lives Matter and the 1619 Project both edited their websites to remove controversially radical statements about their beliefs. This should be recognized as merely a public relations concession, not an ideological one. Both BLM and 1619 will continue to be propelled by fringe leftists and their hapless corporate sponsors.
In BLM’s case, the editing had to be fairly recent. Critics have rightfully spent the summer pointing to a section of the group’s website that calls for the disruption of the nuclear family.
Under “What We Believe,” BLM used to say, “We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement by supporting each other as extended families and ‘villages’ that collectively care for one another, especially our children, to the degree that mothers, parents, and children are comfortable.” That language has been scrubbed, as the Washington Examiner reported on Monday. …