The Black Lives Matter movement, in demanding that we reconsider how Black lives have been valued, or rather de-valued, in U.S. culture, society, and political economy, essentially asks us as well to interrogate our entire system of economic and cultural values. On what basis do we in our socio-economic system and culture assign different values to people’s lives? Such a question really brings us to the heart of our class society that we really tend not just to take for…