On August 11, 2015, Aleidra Allen was a special guest on a HuffPost Live segment. She shared perspectives on what Dr. King described as the “white moderate,” and the role of empathy in the Black Lives Matter movement. Check it out below (Aleidra speaks at minutes 9:50 and 23:23)!
From HuffPost Live website: Senator Bernie Sanders left a speech this weekend after Black Lives Matter protesters took over his campaign event. We discuss the criticism that #blacklivesmatter is alienating potential allies and the role of the movement in 2016 politics.
Jamil Smith (New York, NY) Senior Editor, The New Republic @JamilSmith
Ben Cohen (Washington, DC) Editor and Founder, TheDailyBanter.com @thedailybanter
Jamie Utt (Tuscon, AZ) Contributing Writer, Everyday Feminism @utt_jamie
Aleidra Allen (St. Louis, MO) Program Coordinator for the Student Involvement Center, Saint Louis University; Student Involvement Center, St. Louis University @klassy_lei