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In an interview published by Bloomberg, Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza (pictured, right) echoed the sentiments of many who believe Hillary Clinton and her husband, former president Bill Clinton, just “use black people for votes.”

“Early on, [Hillary] would say, ‘Yes, black lives matter,’ but she wouldn’t acknowledge her role in processes that fundamentally showed black lives did not matter,” Garza said.

Garza also slammed former President Bill Clinton for publicly criticizing BLM activists at a campaign event in April.

“You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter,” Bill Clinton said earlier this year while defending his administration’s crackdown on crime in the 90’s.

“I was angry about that for about a month, seriously, like every single day,” Garza said. “It’s reprehensible for him to defend the impacts his policies have had on our communities.”

Bill Clinton put in place laws that created an explosion in mass incarcerations of Black males in America over the past three decades. Lately, he has been one of the loudest experts talking about the need to reform the incarceration system.

“The Clinton’s use Black people for votes,” Garza said, “but then don’t do anything for Black communities after they’re elected. They use us for photo ops.”

Hillary’s campaign events have been repeatedly interrupted by activists who have criticized her use of the term “super-predator” to describe young, Black men who she believes have “no conscience” and “no empathy.”

“[W]e have to bring them to heel,” the then-First Lady vowed.

She also declared that a lot of “well-meaning, open-minded white people” think Black men in hoodies are scary.

“I mean if we’re honest, for a lot of well-meaning, open-minded white people, the sight of a young Black man in a hoodie still evokes a twinge of fear,” Clinton said.

PHOTO: BET/Getty

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8 thoughts on “Black Lives Matter Founder Alicia Garza Says Clintons Use Blacks For Votes

  1. Trump has to fight vicious people in the dem and rep house, they want to maintain power over the middle class, they have stolen billions of taxpayers money over decades, Trump is a threat to their greed and corruption he’s going to return billions back to you, your families, economy, community and this nation. Hillary will just keep the same ol ball rolling. Their party is over.

  2. That’s why people need to continue to protest, and who cares if it’s not convenient–it’s not suppose to be. The fight doesn’t stop at the national election or local elections (which no one pays attention to), but making sure your elected officials actually do what they promised. All eyes on Hillary’s first 100 days.

  3. CreativeSoul on said:

    This is why I do not trust politicians. I am not voting for either one of them. I’m glad my Bible tells me what God will do regarding this earth and the people who reside on it. I do not have to depend of imperfect, lying people to do for me what they simply can’t and aren’t willing to do.

      • I don’t think that Hillary is the problem. The problem is that we get comfortable and stop fighting for what we want and need for our communities once we vote someone into office. It’s the people! How strong a voice would we have if we could join the Black and Brown communities demanding equal rights? The fight doesn’t end at election time.

  4. My god!!! What a racist, uncle-tom, Republican thing to say, after the likes of Obama, Tom Joyner, MSNBC and countless, liberals have toted her water and emptied her bed pan, this woman has obviously been watching FOX news again

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