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Will BLM or Jared Kushner win the Nobel Peace Prize?

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A barricade stands at the end of a street where a plywood-covered and closed Seattle police precinct stands Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in Seattle, following protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Under pressure from city councilors, protesters and dozens of other elected leaders who have demanded that officers dial back their tactics, the police department on Monday removed barricades near its East Precinct building in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, where protesters and riot squads had faced off nightly. Protesters were allowed to march and demonstrate in front of the building, and the night remained peaceful. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Jared Kushner is being nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Reuters reports attorney Alan Dershowitz nominated former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law for his work easing diplomatic relations between Israel and a number of Arab nations. The Harvard Law School professor emeritus wrote in his nomination letter the prize is not a popularity contest. Kushner played a key role in the normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

Meanwhile, The Black Lives Matter movement has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian MP Petter Eide “for their struggle against racism and racially motivated violence,” according to his official nomination papers.

“BLM’s call for systemic change have spread around the world, forcing other countries to grapple with racism within their own societies,” he added.

The Black Lives Matter protest movement caught fire in the days after George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis last May
BLM is fighting what it calls systemic racism and police brutality from America’s small towns to its urban centers.