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The civil rights leader also claimed that peaceful protest is the 'tool of white supremacy', posting the interview to Instagram and slamming Lahren as 'White Supremacist Barbie'.
Newsome highlighted that only 'one percent' of the demonstrations would include any form of destructive protest but he did not condemn them, instead claiming that such forms of protests are 'the American way'.
'It is OK to vandalize, to light things on fire and to loot businesses because the United States of America drops bombs on other countries, and because we have problems... people have grievances.'
'I think that it is a tool of white supremacy to say if you want freedom, then you get it by protesting peacefully,' Newsome continued.
'Why is it a tool of white supremacy?
'Because the white supremacists who built this country never earned anything peacefully. They did it through bullets and blood. And that's the American way.'
originally posted by: AgarthaSeed
a reply to: NightVision
Of course he supports it. Why not? The media has created an image in which not only is it ok, but it's celebrated.
Cambridge University professors even feel comfortable enough to make tweets like these:
This is the world we live in today.
originally posted by: Mandroid7
Funny the massive list of corporations backing BLM.
Corporate backed killing of last small businesses.
Feels like corporate warfare on society.
These rioters don't do any measurable damage to large corporations.
Time to demand rico act or conspiracy charges against any corporation funding this bs.
originally posted by: okrian
a reply to: StallionDuck
And yet a few years later King said...
“Let us say boldly that if the violations of law by the white man in the slums over the years were calculated and compared with the law-breaking of a few days of riots, the hardened criminal would be the white man. These are often difficult things to say but I have come to see more and more that it is necessary to utter the truth in order to deal with the great problems that we face in our society.”
His entire stance on what the peaceful protests were achieving, he himself called into question near the end of his life. Would you like the tell the whole story?... Or would you like the cherrypick LMK when referencing him? He himself didn't outwardly promote violence, but he understood exactly why they were happening and understood that they were symptoms of the systemic racism perpetrated against the black community. These are attempts to end a race war that's been going on for hundreds of years, not start one.
When Kaepernick took a knee without even saying a word he was threatened, condemned by the right, called a violent thug and a racist. There apparently isn't a protest that comes to the defense of black people that is ever peaceful enough. Perhaps if they protested so quietly that they just faded away? Maybe that be good enough?
originally posted by: IAMTAT
BLM is a Marxist org....founded by self-admitted Marxists.
LOOTING is the opposite of Capitalism.
'Free Stuff...Through Violence'.