For #BlackLivesMatter, targeting Bernie Sanders isn’t just about 2016. It's about today.

When Bernie Sanders held a rally at the University of Houston on Sunday, he mentioned Sandra Bland by name — a victory for #BlackLivesMatter activists who've made a cause of Bland's mysterious death in a Texas jail cell.

From the perspective of the national political media, this was the resolution of a drama that had erupted over the weekend — when Sanders was challenged at the progressive conference Netroots Nation to integrate the deaths of young black men and women at the hands...

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