Black Lives Matter Toronto co-founder Yusra Khogali, who led a two-week picket in front of police headquarters that ended on Monday, April 4, 2016, has caught public attention via a hate tweet she posted on February 9. According to The Toronto Star, Newstalk 1010 host Jerry Agar copied Khogali’s tweet stating the following.
“Plz Allah give me strength to not cuss/kill these men and white folks out here today. Plz plz plz.”
The Canadian public consternation behind the hate message stems from its reference to Islamist violence related to recent attacks on law enforcement authorities and innocent civilians. The Black Lives Matter movement has received much flak for the attacks.
According to International Business Times, black gunman Edward Archer, wearing a white robe, ambushed a patrol car in Philadelphia on January 7, 2016, shooting Police Officer Jesse Hartnett three times in the arm. Despite his wounds, Hartnett, 33, chased Archer, 30, who was taken into custody by responding officers. Archer confessed that he shot Hartnett “in the name of Islam,” making pundits seek a Black Lives Matter connection.
On December 20, 2014, black Muslim Ismaaiyl Brinsley spoke of murdering cops in the hours before he shot and took the lives of officers Wenjian Liu, 32, and Rafael Ramos, 40, sitting in their patrol car outside the Tompkins Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn. Before the executions that happened in a matter of seconds, Brinsley, 28, wrote this on Instagram with a photo of a silver handgun and three hashtags: #ShootThePolice, #RIPErivGarner (sic) and #RIPMikeBrown.
“This may be my final post… I’m putting pigs in a blanket.”
According to BBC, on August 31, 2015, Fox News TV host Bill O’Reilly ran a clip of protesters in St Paul, Minnesota, holding a Black Lives Matter banner and chanting what O’Reilly interpreted as “dead police officers”.
“Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon.”
The Black Lives Matter protest happened the day after Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth was shot to death from behind by a black male who fired several more shots to ensure the father of two was dead, in Houston, Texas, on August 28, 2015. Shannon J. Miles, 30, was charged with capital murder after he allegedly murdered Deputy Darren Goforth, 47, who was filling up at a Chevron gas station.
Harris County-Texas Sheriff Ron Hickman linked the shooting to Black Lives Matter rhetoric gone out of control.
According to Town Hall, the Muslim American Society (MAS) of the Muslim Brotherhood held a joint 2015 conference with the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) a jihad advocacy, on backing African-American issues. MAS leader Khalilah Sabra openly discussed the importance of Muslim support for Black Lives Matter, in something akin to the Muslim Brotherhood-led Arab Spring revolutions.
On the Canadian side of the border, the Mackenzie Institute reported on the University of Ottawa’s “Islam Awareness Week” in March 2015, whereby the Muslim Students Association and Black Lives Matter had side-by-side display tables. The presence of Black Lives Matter next to the Muslim Brotherhood-backed student group is reportedly consistent with Islamist groups aligning themselves with black movements in North America.
In an impromptu meeting with Black Lives Matter activists outside Queen’s Park, Ontario, Premier Kathleen Wynne chose the path of appeasement and accommodation by agreeing there is “anti-black racism” in her province. Mike McCormack, president of the Toronto Police Association, took exception to her political correctness, which insinuated anti-black racism within the Toronto Police Service.
Meanwhile, according to CNN, U.S. ex-President Bill Clinton had a feisty 15-minute exchange at his wife’s rally, with Black Lives Matter protesters in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 7, 2016. He responded to hecklers deriding his 1994 crime bill cracking down on violent gangs as adversely impacting black youth.
“You are defending the people who killed the lives you say matter.”
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