Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

CA Cultists Deface Black Lives Matter Mural [VIDEO]

Two days ago from California’s Martinez Gazette: Martinez residents won’t have a parade or a fireworks show this Independence Day because of COVID-19 restrictions. But they’ll have the chance to celebrate and endorse freedom in an expressive way Saturday on Court Street. At public request, the city has authorized a temporary “Black Lives Matter” mural in front of the Wakefield …

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St. Louis Couple Has History Of Brandishing A Gun

The Associated Press reports: The white St. Louis couple who became internationally famous for standing guard with guns outside their mansion during a protest have pulled a gun before in defense of their property, according to an affidavit in an ongoing case. The McCloskeys and the trustees of Portland Place are involved in a three-year legal dispute over a small …

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NYC Begins Painting BLM Mural Outside Trump Tower

The New York Daily News reports: The city will start painting a massive Black Lives Matter mural on the street in front of President Trump’s namesake Midtown skyscraper on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the matter. The paint job — which will span the entire Fifth Avenue block between 56th and 57th Streets in front of Trump Tower …

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FL Sheriff Vows To Deputize All Gun Owners To Help Put Down Godless Black Lives Matter Protesters [VIDEO]

The Florida Times-Union reports: Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels vowed to put down any protests that aren’t peaceful with the full force of his office and with the help of gun-owning residents. Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels, no stranger to making viral videos appealing to tough-on-crime politics, released a video Tuesday that said he will make “special deputies of every …

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Trump Calls Planned BLM Street Mural A “Symbol Of Hate,” Painting It Will “Denigrate Luxury Fifth Avenue”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump blasted New York City’s plan to paint the phrase “Black Lives Matter” on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower, calling it a “symbol of hate” and demanding the city spend the money on policing instead. NYC officials said last week they would emulate other cities and paint the message in large letters on …

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Major Clients Ditch Matt Schlapp After Attacks On BLM

Popular Information reports: Comcast, the parent company of NBCUniversal, had ignored repeated inquiries about its relationship with right-wing lobbyist Matt Schlapp. For weeks, Schlapp has attacked and denigrated the Black Lives Matter movement. Meanwhile, Comcast and NBCUniversal were publicly declaring their support for Black Lives Matter. Why was Comcast still paying Schlapp, who has an ugly racial history, $120,000 per …

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Prosecutor: St. Louis Couple May Face Criminal Charges

The New York Post reports: The St. Louis lawyers who pulled weapons on protesters marching past their home are being investigated for possible criminal charges, the city’s lead prosecutor has revealed. Mark and Patricia McCloskey — who went viral after brandishing an AR-15-style rifle and a silver-colored handgun, respectively — were the only ones to lodge a police report over …

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St. Louis Couple Points Guns At BLM Protesters [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Videos have emerged showing a married couple in Missouri pointing guns at protesters who were demanding the resignation of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson. Footage which appeared on social media shows a man holding a semi-automatic rifle and a woman pointing a handgun as hundreds of protesters march past their home in the Central West End neighborhood of …

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“Black Lives Matter” To Be Painted Outside Trump Tower

The New York Times reports: Mayor Bill de Blasio has ignited a new feud with President Trump by ordering the words “Black Lives Matter” to be painted in large yellow letters on the street outside of Trump Tower. The words are expected to be painted in the coming week on Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets, according to the …

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Pence Repeatedly Refuses To Say “Black Lives Matter”

Newsweek report: Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly refused to utter the phrase “Black lives matter” during an interview on Juneteenth, insisting on saying “all lives matter” instead. Pence made the remarks during a Friday interview with Philadelphia ABC affiliate WPVI, after anchor Brian Taff asked the vice president if he would say the words “Black lives matter.” “Let me just …

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FBI Charges Texas Man For N-Word YouTube Terrorism Threat To Kill “At Least 200” Black Lives Matter Activists

Via press release from the Justice Department: Manuel Flores, age 42 of El Paso, faces a federal charge of posting a threatening communication over the Internet, announced U.S. Attorney John F. Bash and FBI Special Agent in Charge Luis M. Quesada, El Paso Division. On Monday, FBI agents arrested Flores in Dallas based on a federal criminal complaint filed in …

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Virginia: Volunteers Rush To Scrub “White Lives Matter” Graffiti From Monument To Tennis Great Arthur Ashe

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports: The Richmond statue of Arthur Ashe was vandalized with “white lives matter” graffiti tags late Wednesday morning, setting the community further on edge followings weeks of protest and vandalism throughout the city. After photos of the vandalism on the statue honoring the civil rights activist and tennis icon were shared to social media earlier in the …

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Google Demonetizes Cultist Sites Over BLM [UPDATE]

NBC News reports: Google has banned two far-right websites from its advertising platform after research revealed the tech giant was profiting from articles pushing unsubstantiated claims about the Black Lives Matter protests. The two sites, ZeroHedge and The Federalist, will no longer be able to generate revenue from any advertisements served by Google Ads. A Google spokesperson said in an …

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Carlson Laments That BLM Is More Popular Than Trump

Talking Points Memo reports: Tucker Carlson opened his program with news of the right-leaning pollster Rasmussen’s latest report that shows 62 percent of “likely” U.S. voters view BLM favorably while President Donald Trump’s approval rating trails behind at 43 percent. “Here’s some bracing news we never expected to report: Black Lives Matter is now more popular than the President of …

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Buffalo Police Victim To Trump: “Black Lives Matter”

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reports: President Donald Trump put forth an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory Tuesday that Martin Gugino, a 75-year-old Amherst man injured in an incident with Buffalo Police last week, could be an “antifa provocateur.” On Tuesday morning, Gugino declined comment in a text to the USA TODAY Network New York, saying only, “No comment other than Black …

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DC Paints “Black Lives Matter” On Road To White House

The Hill reports: Washington, D.C., is painting large yellow letters spelling out “Black Lives Matter” on a major road leading to the White House Friday. The letters span two blocks of 16th Street NW in the nation’s capital and take up the width of the two-lane road. Painters started on the project early Friday morning after being contacted by Washington, …

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ACLU Sues Trump Admin Over Lafayette Park Abuses

Buzzfeed News reports: The DC chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing federal law enforcement officers of violating the constitutional rights of peaceful demonstrators who were forcibly cleared from a park north of the White House so President Donald Trump could walk through for a photo op earlier this week. The lawsuit accused officers …

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Tiffany Trump Joins Black Lives Matter “Blackout”

The Independent reports: President Donald Trump’s daughter Tiffany Trump joined the Black Lives Matter Instagram blackout on Tuesday amid nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd. On her Instagram post, Trump also attached a quote from Helen Keller and the hashtags “#blackoutTuesday” and “#justiceforgeorgefloyd.” The blackout posts “are intended as a way of expressing solidarity with the Black Lives …

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Black Activists Disrupt Pete Buttigieg Event [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Protesters disrupted a Pete Buttigieg campaign event on Sunday night as they demonstrated against the former South Bend mayor’s record on housing. The activists chanted “black lives matter” and “anti-poor, anti-black” after the Democratic primary candidate took the stage in Des Moines, Iowa to deliver a speech to supporters. Buttigieg told the protesters he wanted to talk with …

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Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Sues Fox News And Host Jeanine Pirro Over Violence Claims

The New York Daily News reports: Fox News host Jeanine Pirro smeared Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson by claiming he directed violence against a Baton Rouge police officer in 2016, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The defamation case Mckesson filed in Manhattan Supreme Court stems from Pirro’s commentary about a protest over the fatal police shooting of Alton …

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