Skip to comments.Thousands of 'freedom fighters' in Cleveland for first national Black Lives Matter conference
Posted on 07/26/2015 2:02:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Attendees of the Convening's opening ceremony raise their fists as a symbol of power during an organizer's speech.
Activists from across the nation converged in Cleveland this weekend for a conference meant to draw national attention to police brutality and race relations in the wake of a number of incidents involving police and black Americans.
The National Convening of the Movement for Black Lives began Friday at Cleveland State University where activists will attend sessions that range from viewing films to open discussions on topics that highlight issues that affect all aspects of black culture.
The conference is happening amid an escalating national discussion about law enforcement's interaction in black communities. Those issues are illustrated through several high-profile incidents that began in the summer of 2014 with the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer and continue through this month when Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail cell where she was being held after a routine traffic stop.
The conference is being held in Cleveland, a city where two police officers remain under investigation in the Nov. 22, 2014 shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The Cleveland police department is now operating under a federal reform agreement that came after the U.S. Justice Department's two-year-long probe of the department's use-of-force practices and policies....
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I BE STROKIN'!
Oh brother. All they need are some cute little red berets hanging off the side of their heads. Of course the “hate fact” that blacks are the Number One murderers of other blacks will be ignored, along with the “hate fact” that most interracial crime is black-on-white/other. But then these clowns aren’t serious about their stated cause, they are serious about getting more gibs and having more restrictions put upon whites.
I was 20 in 1968, and I’m filled with nostalgia.
It is absolutely black racism to say “black lives matter.” How about all lives matter. Black racism has grown exponentially since 2009.........wonder what happened then??
This country sure is paying dearly for all that damn cotton.
Sorry, unless you’re an illegal or a trannie, your usefulness has expired.
Their Ho’s need to stop aborting their babies,,
but then... their Ho’s... maybe some skanks.. and a few bitch’s..
Kill Whitey Konference
Racists, every last one of them!
Free Swisher Sweets, skittles?
I was eight, but feel the same. I shook hands with RFK at Disneyland about 24 hours before he was assassinated.
I don’t think that this country, alone amongst all other nations in history, needs to be paying for something which happened over 100 years ago, for which rivers of the blood of whites was shed to end, and for which mountains of economic payment in the form of increasing “entitlements” has been paid.
Kill Krackers Konference.
These dipwads will show up in Cleveland in even larger numbers next year when the Republican National Convention comes to town.
The NATION, at least the law abiding adults who respect authority don't need attention drawn to "police brutality".
What you un-civilized scum call "police brutality" is what you get when you resist the police when they are doing their job. Don't resist - Don't get tuned up.
Richard Gatling, please pick up the white courtesy phone.
“Thousands of ‘freedom fighters’ in Cleveland for first national Black Lives Matter conference”
I think they meant to say...
“Thousands of racists in Cleveland for first national Black Lives Matter conference”
What dolts...350 thousand blacks have died in violent crime in last 40 years but they have aborted fourteen and a half million...so they go after guns...
You can’t fix stupid
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