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BlackLivesMatter Runs Into Ten Tons of Irony When They Try To Hold a Meeting at a Library
Independent Journal ^ | 2/21/16 | Virginia Kruta

Posted on 02/22/2016 8:11:45 AM PST by Impala64ssa

A Nashville chapter of Black Lives Matter ran into trouble recently when they tried to set up their regular meeting at the North Branch Library in North Nashville. They were told that, unless they changed their rules to accommodate the library’s policy, they had to find a new location. The library policy in question? According to Spokeswoman Emily Waltenbaugh:

"All meetings at our facilities must be open to the general public and news media.

We’re a library. We’re taxpayer funded. We have to be open to anyone anytime."

The Black Lives Matter rule that violates policy? According to group organizer Joshua Crutchfield:

"Only black people as well as non-black people of color are allowed to attend the gatherings."

The group changed their meeting location to a nearby church, announcing the change of venue with the following sign:


The group’s "minority only" rule was brought to the attention of the library by an anonymous patron, at which point the library reached out to Black Lives Matter organizers to inform them of the policy.

They were given the choice to either open their meetings or change locations.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: blm; nashville; racisthypocrisy
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Sorry cupcakes, the library is a public, taxpayer funded venue, RULES ARE RULES! So non-discrimination and race neutrality is a White supremacy trait.
1 posted on 02/22/2016 8:11:45 AM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

“Only black people as well as non-black people of color are allowed to attend the gatherings.”
========================================= Isn’t white a color?


2 posted on 02/22/2016 8:13:29 AM PST by stocksthatgoup (Trump for me. I want to see Hillary, Bernie or any demoncrap crushed)
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To: Impala64ssa

Is this like a KLAN meeting??


3 posted on 02/22/2016 8:14:57 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: Impala64ssa

The library? Kind of means one can find it.


4 posted on 02/22/2016 8:15:20 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws maintain the status quo now.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Cut them some slack, it’s probably the first time any of them have ever been in a library.


5 posted on 02/22/2016 8:15:38 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Impala64ssa

You already know how this is going to be solved. Once BLM screams “Racism” enough, the library will have to change its policy to accommodate them.


6 posted on 02/22/2016 8:15:41 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: stocksthatgoup

White is all colors of the spectrum and most inclusive. Black, no color at all.


7 posted on 02/22/2016 8:15:49 AM PST by mart7789 (Cygnus)
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To: Impala64ssa; All
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8 posted on 02/22/2016 8:16:10 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Impala64ssa

White Supremacy? SOBs are so full of hate do they think we need to divide this nation? Is segregation what they want? Do they really believe they would be better off that way?


9 posted on 02/22/2016 8:17:36 AM PST by boycott (--)
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To: Impala64ssa
The could of saved sign space if they had just said:

"No Whites Allowed"

10 posted on 02/22/2016 8:17:54 AM PST by Vic S
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To: Impala64ssa

what does that say about the Methodist church?....they allow discrimination?...


11 posted on 02/22/2016 8:18:04 AM PST by cherry
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To: Impala64ssa
Too bad.

Maybe the BLM Leaders could have informed its constituents what those things on the shelves are.

12 posted on 02/22/2016 8:18:23 AM PST by TexasCajun (#BlackViolenceMatters)
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To: Impala64ssa

The Nashville library system is RACIST...its racist to obey the rules...


13 posted on 02/22/2016 8:19:55 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Impala64ssa

and these racist are endorsed by the Dem party and the White House.


14 posted on 02/22/2016 8:20:52 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Blue Turtle

a black Klan meeting backed by some white guilt fools who have no idea about the real world.


15 posted on 02/22/2016 8:21:32 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Impala64ssa
Reminds me of a simple observation I once made while commuting on a bus to school:

Rosa Parks really wasted her time and energy with that whole courageous stand she made in Montgomery years ago, since it seems the black passengers all sit in the back of the bus today anyway.

This BLM movement has become so preposterous in their segregationist ways that I would swear they are secretly organized and promoted by the KKK.

16 posted on 02/22/2016 8:22:06 AM PST by Alberta's Child (Bye bye, William Frawley!)
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To: Blue Turtle

“Is this like a KLAN meeting??”

Yeah, except that instead of burning a cross they burn down their neighborhood.


17 posted on 02/22/2016 8:23:07 AM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: mart7789

White is all colors of the spectrum and most inclusive. Black, no color at all.

You weren’t that great in elementary science were you.


18 posted on 02/22/2016 8:23:22 AM PST by eastforker (The only time you can be satisfied is when your all Trump.)
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To: Blue Turtle

The Klan with the tan. A great phrase from the esteemed Walter Williams.


19 posted on 02/22/2016 8:23:38 AM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: Impala64ssa

The Library actually required them to read?


20 posted on 02/22/2016 8:23:40 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: Impala64ssa

White supremacy in gov, huh? I guess we shouldn’t expect them to know who the president is and the people he appoints.


21 posted on 02/22/2016 8:28:14 AM PST by Trillian
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To: Impala64ssa

The irony is BLM will now be meeting in an equal access, non-discriminatory, open and affirming church.


22 posted on 02/22/2016 8:30:15 AM PST by blue-duncan
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To: Impala64ssa

Blatant, moronic, friggin’ racists. Pure and simple.


23 posted on 02/22/2016 8:32:11 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Why do we give our hearts to the past? And why must we grow up so fast?)
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To: boycott
Is segregation what they want? Do they really believe they would be better off that way?

I sometimes wonder about those blacks and liberal whites who got dog-bit, clubbed, and shot at fighting for equality in the '60s. All their suffering was for nought, as now segregation is pushed by the black KKK, with the tacit support of many brethren who want to stick it to "The Man".

24 posted on 02/22/2016 8:33:37 AM PST by Oatka (Beware of an old man in a profession where men usually die young.)
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To: stocksthatgoup
Isn't white a color?

Technically, white is the presence of all colors. Transversely, black is the absence of all color. 'They' aren't black and 'we' aren't white. More like brown and pink.

25 posted on 02/22/2016 8:34:09 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Why do we give our hearts to the past? And why must we grow up so fast?)
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To: Fred Hayek

That is AWESOME! I’ve got to use that!!!


26 posted on 02/22/2016 8:34:12 AM PST by No_More_Harkin
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To: Impala64ssa

So let me get this straight. Due to White racism, the no whites allowed meeting is being moved? Wow, do these people even know what they are saying?


27 posted on 02/22/2016 8:35:27 AM PST by V_TWIN
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To: Blue Turtle

Yes, it is exactly the same as KKK.
The colors are reversed but it ideology is EXACTLY the same as the klan.


28 posted on 02/22/2016 8:36:27 AM PST by envisio (I ain't here long... I'm out of napalm and .22 bullets.)
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To: stocksthatgoup

“Isn’t white a color?”

According to an episode of “Julia” (played by Diannah Carrol sp?) it was!


29 posted on 02/22/2016 8:36:40 AM PST by navet97
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To: navet97

black lives matter are a bunch of racist pigs! Down with racist pigs!!!


30 posted on 02/22/2016 8:37:53 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Impala64ssa; Jack Hydrazine; SkyDancer; GraceG
I am a person of color.

The color of my Skin is pink!

Tan during the summer :)

31 posted on 02/22/2016 8:37:57 AM PST by KC_Lion (I think it is obvious, feminism stops where Islam begins.)
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To: Impala64ssa

My dog is black and tan can I accompany her to the meetings?


32 posted on 02/22/2016 8:39:25 AM PST by fireman15
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

OK, I throw in my 2 cents.
You see color because of what is reflected.
Red colors reflect red light wave length, blue reflects blue wave blah blah.
White reflects all wavelengths.
Black does not reflect any.
Now I’ll check google cuz I’m 95% sure I’m close.


33 posted on 02/22/2016 8:39:33 AM PST by No_More_Harkin
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To: dfwgator

lmao


34 posted on 02/22/2016 8:40:24 AM PST by IChing
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To: Impala64ssa

How black must one be?


35 posted on 02/22/2016 8:41:38 AM PST by stocksthatgoup (Trump for me. I want to see Hillary, Bernie or any demoncrap crushed)
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To: Impala64ssa
That says a lot about the church too.

Church: A gathering place for hypocrites.

36 posted on 02/22/2016 8:42:10 AM PST by lewislynn (Ted Cruz: " I'll never have 'a plane with my name" (or a Presidential seal))
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To: cherry
what does that say about the Methodist church?....they allow discrimination?...

The organized churches naturally fall prey to this sort of thing. I told my wife I was never going to support the Episcopal church again after the national council bent over backwards to indulge the Democrats WRT the Elian Gonzales affair. I viewed it as likely they had been captured by socialist activism and it would be impossible to undo thanks to the arbitrary nature of the church hierarchy.

Church organization is deliberately ignoring the social consequences of supporting any kind of social evil, no matter how trendy.

37 posted on 02/22/2016 8:42:30 AM PST by no-s (when democracy is displaced by tyranny, the armed citizen still gets to vote...)
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To: Impala64ssa

Yep . . . They ain’t nothing but a pack of racists all they need is a uniform that includes a black hoody and do some burning. They’re very much like the KKK only they lack the up frontness, formality and being openly organized.


38 posted on 02/22/2016 8:52:50 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Impala64ssa

I love it when the guys from the all black fraternity/organization/church lecture about the evils of racial discrimination


39 posted on 02/22/2016 8:58:20 AM PST by Tzimisce
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To: manc

The democrat party is the only group I know that uses racism to cure racism. They use poverty to cure poverty. They use women to beat women down. They use hatred to cure hatred. They use killing to stop killing. They use violence to stop violence. The most bizarre group of people and very very dangerous. BLM is basically Marxist Leninism incarnate.


40 posted on 02/22/2016 8:59:12 AM PST by GilGil
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To: KC_Lion

By and large nothing is said when an all black or all Asian or all Hispanic groups have a meeting or something but let an all white group have one and it’s racist. And here would come the ACLU ...


41 posted on 02/22/2016 8:59:52 AM PST by SkyDancer ("Nobody Said I Was Perfect But Yet Here I Am")
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To: cherry

Methodists are not Christians, they are Liberals... (had an ex who was...I think Hillary would be a right winger to her...haven’t seen her since 1993, thank goodness...


42 posted on 02/22/2016 9:05:08 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Impala64ssa

So they expect a different set of rules....just for them?


43 posted on 02/22/2016 9:09:09 AM PST by jughandle (Big words anger me, keep talking.)
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To: eastforker

Uh, he’s right. How else could a prism break down white light into a rainbow. He is also correct in stating that black is the absence of all color, in the visible spectrum anyway.


44 posted on 02/22/2016 9:31:01 AM PST by Company Man (Honestly awful beats dishonestly wonderful --Berkekey Breathed)
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To: Company Man

Visible spectrum but not pigment. Melt a box of crayons, it appears black because it absorbs all colors of the spectrum. The color white reflects all the colors.


45 posted on 02/22/2016 9:34:50 AM PST by eastforker (The only time you can be satisfied is when your all Trump.)
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To: V_TWIN
Wow, do these people even know what they are saying?

No, they really don't. They're totally clueless.

46 posted on 02/22/2016 9:41:55 AM PST by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion)
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To: eastforker
White is all colors of the spectrum and most inclusive. Black, no color at all. You weren’t that great in elementary science were you.

The properties of light depend entirely upon whether is reflective or emitted. Mixing pigments is different than mixing colored lights.

47 posted on 02/22/2016 9:50:36 AM PST by zeugma (Lon Horiuchi is the true face of the feral government. Remember that. Always.)
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To: zeugma

If talking about skincolor, ie pigments, then we are talking about reflective, not emitting.


48 posted on 02/22/2016 9:53:08 AM PST by eastforker (The only time you can be satisfied is when your all Trump.)
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To: TexasCajun

They would probably be wondering too.


49 posted on 02/22/2016 9:53:37 AM PST by Gil4 (And the trees are all kept equal by hatchet, ax and saw)
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To: cherry

The Methodist Church, as well as all other denominations are supported by taxpayers. The churches are tax exempt and therefore indirectly supported by all taxpayers.

Black lives do not matter, ALL lives matter.


50 posted on 02/22/2016 10:00:23 AM PST by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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