Christopher DeVries, who organized a protest in support of Black Lives Matter and defunding the police, pleaded guilty to 20 counts of possession of child pornography. DeVries received a minimum of a three to six-year prison sentence, which started on December 27th, a $4,000 fine, and must register as a sex offender and comply with probation. DeVries could be incarcerated for as long as 15 years, with one year potentially being washed from the sentence if he completes sex offender treatment. DeVries was originally charged with six counts of possessing child sexual abuse images, one count of possession of psilocybin
Black Lives Matter praised Cuba’s “alternative model of social development based on the principles of equality and solidarity” while promoting an event the group co-hosted with Venceremos Brigade – an extreme communist front group founded in 1969 by Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and run by the Cuban intelligence service. The Black Lives Matter (BLM) Twitter account publicized the event in a January 19th, 2015 post highlighting how activist Monica Dennis was “representing #blacklivesmatter and bridging connections between Cuba and U.S. anti-blackness.” The group co-hosting – Venceremos Brigade – is a known communist front operation founded in 1969 by Cuban dictator
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors encouraged followers to become "trained in Marxist theory" while speaking on a panel in 2016, The National Pulse can reveal.
Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza invoked the words of former Chinese Communist Chairman Mao Zedong during a speech outlining her organization’s effort to “transform democracy” and “take power” in the U.S., The National Pulse can reveal. Speaking at the Personal Democracy Forum in 2016, Garza asserts early in her speech that “Black Lives Matter (BLM) is about transforming our economy and transforming our democracy” before alluding to BLM’s success in generating a “new political order.” Her talk, entitled “How Black Power Aims to Transform Democracy,” outlined how BLM would bring about these drastic changes at the Facebook-sponsored event. While
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors lamented how the Communist Party in the U.S. has been "systemically destroyed and decimated" at a 2015 panel hosted by Harvard Law School.
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors called for the “end” of Israel at a 2015 panel hosted a Harvard Law School. Unearthed by The National Pulse, the clip comes from a panel entitled “Globalizing Ferguson: Racialized Policing and International Resistance” hosted by the prestigious law school’s Human Rights Program. Cullors, who recently announced her resignation from the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Global Network Foundation, explicitly called for “the end” of Israel at the event: “Palestine is our generation’s South Africa, and if we don’t step up boldly and courageously to end the imperialist project that’s called Israel, we’re doomed.” “We
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors asserted the American flag is not a symbol she “stands by” in a 2015 video unearthed by The National Pulse. Cullors, who recently went a real estate buying binge, also encouraged white supporters of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement to “infiltrate white supremacist groups” and lamented that “no elected official” will bring “revolution.” The remarks come from a July 2015 interview with the radio program Uprising with Sonali. Cullors and host Sonali Kolhatkar discuss the burning of the Confederate flag, which the BLM co-founder broadens to attack the American flag: “I think that’s
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors labeled police a “terrorist organization” in an unearthed video from 2015, where she asserts she “always” wanted “to fight police.” The remarks come from a speech at King’s College London as part of the Ferguson Solidarity Tour of the United Kingdom. Cullors reveals that her activism is rooted in a lifelong desire to “fight the police” and conflates the group to a “terrorist organization”: “I joined organization when I was 17 years old, and I remember the first thing I said to the organization was “do you fight police?” That’s what I wanted to