If “All Lives Matter,” Please Point To The Date/Event When All Lives Began To Truly Matter

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I don’t quite understand the response “All Lives Matter” as a counter to “Black Lives Matter.” It has the vague quality of one-up-manship; worse, it acts as a retort — an argumentative chess move — without any attempt at understanding or empathy. This retort diminishes the plea of desperation by artificially expanding the desperation to…