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Black Lives Matter Won’t Endorse A Presidential Candidate

 

Black Lives Matter Won’t Endorse A Presidential Candidate

So all the pandering of the candidates wouldn’t even get them that. And yet the DNC has endorsed this cop-attacking group.

WASHINGTON — The Black Lives Matter network will not make a presidential endorsement but will keep up its political activism by confronting candidates about the treatment of African-Americans in the United States, one of the group’s founders says.

 

In an Associated Press interview, Alicia Garza discussed the organization’s refusal to settle on a preferred candidate in the 2016 race to succeed President Barack Obama and pledged to press ahead with protests and interruptions during the campaign.

 

“Sometimes you have to put a wrench in the gears to get people to listen,” said Garza, who spoke at the 7th Annual Black Women’s Roundtable Policy Forum last week.  More

Members of the Black Women's Rountable hold a forum on the power of African American women at the polls at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 in Washington. The Black Lives Matter network will not make a presidential endorsement but will keep up its political activism by confronting candidates about the treatment of African-Americans in the United States.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke

 

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