A co-founder of the Black Lives Matter chapter in Los Angeles said that she would not support Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s presidential campaign because he’s part of the “violent white supremacist” system.
Dr. Melina Abdullah made the comments to ABC News in a report about how the Black Lives Matter movement might affect the election.
“People are feeling dismayed that the choices are between, you know, a violent white supremacist and another person who represents that same system,” she said.
Abdullah is a California State University professor and previously faced charges including battery on a Los Angeles Police Department officer arising from her participation in the BLM protests in 2019. The charges were later dropped after pressure against the city from protesters. Read more…