Black Lives Matter.

For this question, draw on the data and analysis presented in

by New York Times writers Larry Buchanan, Quoctrung Bui, and Jugal Patel:

Using your sociological imagination, discuss two structural changes that might help explain why public opinion has shifted in favor of Black Lives Matter. By structural changes, I mean how changes to groups and institutions in the US have in turn produced this cultural change (remember, opinion is rooted in beliefs, which are an element of culture). Focus one paragraph on a key group change, and focus the other paragraph on a key institutional change.

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