Black Lives Matter launches a political action committee. But it’s not an easy fit.

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Media Outlet: The Washington Post

Black Lives Matter is a collective of organizations that sprung up around the country after a series of incidents of alleged police and private gun-owner misconduct. It has been labeled a hate group by some conservatives and quite nearly has been blamed by the FBI director for emboldening criminals and cowing cops. And now, it includes a PAC.

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Janell Ross was a Class of 2016 & 2017 New America Fellow, writing a book about the racial wealth gap and the truths about its real origins laid bare by the Great Recession. She is a political reporter for the Washington Post.