People who are opposed to civil rights progress have a long history of trying to smear civil rights groups and their organizers. That was true for Dr. Martin Luther King and it remains true today with Black Lives Matter. The following examples illustrate that point, and show how BLM is being falsely blamed. So, when you see a news article or facebook post blaming protesters for violence or property damage, please be skeptical and realize there is a very good … Continued
Black Lives Matter
I am entirely unconcerned about people who are inconvenienced by seeing a protest, or seeing activism on Facebook. If you think that seeing a protest or having Black Lives Matters show up in your facebook newsfeed is tiring, let me assure you that actually experiencing racism and abuse from the police is a lot more upsetting and exhausting. If you want to see Black Lives Matters protests go away, then take action to solve the problem that causes the protests. … Continued
Below is video of a speech I gave at the Black Lives Matter protest in Bettendorf, Iowa on June 13, 2020.