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Spencer Irvine

Black Lives Matter Leaders’ Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Splits Activists

From Mic: Two prominent activists associated with the Movement for Black Lives publicly endorsed democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, signaling a split between the network’s radical and more moderate members. With less than two weeks until election day, DeRay Mckesson, one of the most prominent figures in the Black Lives Matter movement, and Brittany Packnett, […]

Black Lives Matter Leaders’ Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Splits Activists

Ex-Black Panthers Leader Criticizes Public-Protests-Only Approach of Black Lives Matter

Sounds like an ex-Black Panthers leader wants ‘Black Lives Matter’ to become a new type of Black Panthers movement, doesn’t it? This from Vibe: The former chairwoman of the Black Panther Party isn’t fond of the Black Lives Matter movement. Elaine Brown believes that the BLM and it’s “hands-up, don’t shoot” slogan, reflects a “plantation mentality.” In an […]

Ex-Black Panthers Leader Criticizes Public-Protests-Only Approach of Black Lives Matter

‘Black Lives Matter’ Co-Sponsored Concert Cancelled in Charleston due to ‘Security Concerns’

Charleston’s police department and the city’s Black Lives Matter chapter may not see eye-to-eye on security arrangements. From the City Paper: Black Lives Matter Charleston (BLM843) revealed over the weekend the cancellation of its collaborative hip-hop, R&B, and poetry show tonight at the Music Farm, stating that the performances, organized also by GeecheeOne Magazine and […]

‘Black Lives Matter’ Co-Sponsored Concert Cancelled in Charleston due to ‘Security Concerns’

Dysfunction within Black Lives Matter? Mckesson Endorsed Hillary Clinton, Other Leaders Said No to Endorsements

DeRay Mckesson, a self-appointed leader within the Black Lives Matter activist movement, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Mic.com reported that Mckesson believed Clinton understands racial injustice and inequality. However, Mic nor Mckesson remembered when Hillary Clinton once said that Americans need to bring black people ‘to heel’. Other leaders, such as Alicia Garza, said that […]

Dysfunction within Black Lives Matter? Mckesson Endorsed Hillary Clinton, Other Leaders Said No to Endorsements