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Walmart Selling Black Lives Matter Shirts with ‘Bulletproof’ on Them

Walmart is selling Black Lives Matter clothing and other items amid calls to designate the movement as a hate or terrorist effort. The retailer has banned sales of items bearing a Confederate flag, and an “All Lives Matter” bumper sticker saying it was “offensive.” Some of the Black Lives Matter clothing items also have the word “Bulletproof” on them.

War on Police: Father of Executed Dallas Cop Sues BLM, Soros

The father of one of the officers executed in Dallas in July at a Black Lives Matter protest filed a lawsuit on Monday against Black Lives Matter, Rev. Al Sharpton, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, and others charging that they inflamed and inspired a “War on Police.”

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BlackLivesMatter’s DeRay May Settle Lawsuit v. Baton Rouge Police

Attorneys handling a lawsuit filed against the city of Baton Rouge by #BlackLivesMatter protester DeRay Mckesson announced that a settlement may soon be reached between the two parties. The lawsuit challenged their arrests during a protest in the area that followed an officer-involved shooting of a black man.

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Lee Stranahan: My Weekend Incarceration in a Baton Rouge Prison

In the course of making my film The Bloody Road to Cleveland about the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, I have been teargassed in Seattle, assaulted in Denver, kicked out of the Board of Supervisors meeting in San Francisco, and, as Breitbart News reported this weekend, arrested in Baton Rouge. This is my story of that arrest.

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Obama Thanks Black Lives Matter Leaders for Their ‘Outstanding Work’

Flanked by liberal legislatures like John Lewis and Black Lives Matter founders Brittany Packnett and DeRay Mckesson, President Obama told the room full of young militant leftists that they “are much better organizers” than he was at their age, and that he is “confident that they are going to take America to new heights.”

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Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Running for Mayor of Baltimore

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson announced he is running for mayor of the city of Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore native son McKesson plans to fight the political establishment and shake up the system by running as a Democrat, taking on about a dozen other candidates in the city’s April 26 primary.

Black Lives Matter Leader Silent on Slain Hero Zaevion Dobson

Tweets have poured in from California to England to Germany in honor of 15-year-old Fulton High School student and football player Zaevion Dobson who shielded three girls as gang members fired into a crowd of children. But there has been no mention of Dobson’s death from Deray McKesson, a prominent leader of Black Lives Matter and one of the movement’s social media figureheads.

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Black Lives Matter Split as Shaun King Melts Down on Twitter

Any impartial observer could have seen the fall of Shaun King coming. Even if you discount the questions about his claim to black ethnicity, which was thrown into doubt by Breitbart’s reporting, the dubiousness of his financial affairs was bound to catch up with him. But what does his fall mean for Black Lives Matter, the movement which he sought to speak for?

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