Wednesday, November 11, 2020

BLM to Biden and Harris: You Owe Us

Leah Barkoukis / Townhall Tipsheet

In a letter sent to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris after their presumptive win on Saturday, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors said the support of the group’s movement is going to cost them.

The BLM Global Network Foundation leader started by congratulating the two and noting how relieved the group is “that the Trump era in government is coming to a close.” Nevertheless, she acknowledged the “intolerable conditions faced by Black people in America” will not end overnight.

Cullors asked for a meeting with the pair “to discuss the expectations that we have for your administration and the commitments that must be made to Black people.”

“Without the resounding support of Black people, we would be saddled with a very different electoral outcome,” she wrote on behalf of the BLM Global Network. “In short, Black people won this election...."

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