One Twitter user suggested that Martin Luther King Jr. would never have supported such a policy, and the group simply said that “he made that choice and we have made ours.”
APRIL 4, 2017
A branch of the Black Lives Matter movement in Philadelphia hasbanned white peoplefrom an upcoming meeting, in what the organizers say will be a “black only space.”
The meeting, which takes place April 15th, invites people to “meet, strategize and organize” events and is apparently family-friendly, with families encouraged to bring their children along as well.
After criticism directed at the decision, the group defended their policy, stating that “If you identify as a person of the African Diaspora you can attend our meetings and become a member. If not you can support us in other ways.”
One Twitter user suggested that Martin Luther King Jr. would never have supported such…
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