Dr. Claire Whitlinger can talk about how the Black Lives Matter movement can leverage protests into permanent change based on the experience of Philadelphia, Mississippi, site of the "Mississippi Burning" murders in 1964. She spent 10 years studying how the community evolved their commemoration evetns into lasting change, including statewide education policies.

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Newswise: After the protests: clues for communities to turn a day of BLM action into lasting change in battle against racism

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Newswise: After the protests: clues for communities to turn a day of BLM action into lasting change in battle against racism

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