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Black Lives Matter chapters receive backlash after posting that they stand with Palestinians

Posted on AllSides October 11th, 2023
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Black Lives Matter chapters have come under fire over posts supporting Palestinians after the Hamas terrorist attack on Israel.

BLM Grassroots, which represents different chapters, posted a lengthy statement saying it stands “in solidarity with the Palestinian people.”

“As Black people continue the fight to end militarism and mass incarceration in our communities, let us understand the resistance in Palestine as an attempt to tear down the gates of the world’s largest open air prison,” the statement reads. “As a radical Black organization grounded in abolitionist ideals, we see clear parallels between Black and...

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