Holder says citizens “need to be in the streets…raising the consciousness of people by demonstrating, by getting arrested”

Appearing with Rachel Maddow on CNN, former Obama-era Attorney General Eric Holder suggested citizens “need to be in the streets” and can “raise consciousness of the people” by doing things such as “demonstrating” and “getting arrested.”

Holder said  “We shouldn’t lose faith right now. Citizens can make a change. Citizens need to be in the streets. Citizens need to be demonstrating. Citizens need to be calling their representatives to demand the time of change that will make our democracy more fair.”

“Raising the consciousness of people by demonstrating, by getting arrested, by doing the things that ended segregation,” he continued.

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