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Planet Rachael: we must unite to protect the lives of people with learning disabilities

Black Lives Matter has shown how powerful a social movement for change can be
Ethan Saylor

Black Lives Matter has shown how powerful a social movement for change can be

The horrific death of George Floyd has led to positive social change

You, like me, will have been horrified at the death of George Floyd.

And, like me, you will also have been impressed by the social movement for change that it has created on both sides of the Atlantic.

White leaders are being held to account, statues of people linked to the slave trade are being torn down, and white celebrities are publicly apologising for programmes where they wore black make-up and found humour in prejudice and difference.

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