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Director, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice, HKS; Professor of Sociology, FAS; Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe


The current protests against racial injustice are widespread and exhibit interracial participation. But as with all protests, leaders and participants must consider how to sustain this movement and effect genuine institutional and political change.


Smith, Sandra Susan. "These Protests Feel Different, but We Have to be Realistic: There's a Long Road Ahead." The Guardian, June 14, 2020.