Dealing with the loss of a community member at the hands of the police is nothing new in the Twin Cities. Because of this, the community and activists mobilize quickly to rally around those affected and to make their voices heard.
The Black Panther Party remains beloved in the African-American community 52 years after its founding — revered for its nutrition and health programs, fearless defense of the people, and self-sacrifice. The BLM leadership, on the other hand, poses for fashion magazine photo spreads.
CINCINNATI, OHIO -- In a stinging rebuke of Black Lives Matter (BLM), the organization’s local affiliate here last month announced that it was severing all ties to a movement it characterized as opportunistic, too invested in liberal, electoral politics and the Democratic party, and ultimately ineffective in fighting state-sanctioned violence