According to Black Lives Matter organizer Ashleigh Shackelford, white people are simply not welcome at BLM rallies. Instead, she argues, they should just hand over ‘reparations’ to black people.
In an article for ‘Wear Your Voice,’ Shackelford says that she finds the presence of white people at Black Lives Matter rallies “triggering.” She also claimed that black people are “frightened” by white people, who should stick to their role as human “buffers against the police.”
“Why are you going to protest when you’re the oppressor?” asks Shackelford. “White people are killing us. So when I see white people show up to a rally excited and smiling, ready to march like it’s a hobby—I’m disgusted and absolutely fucking livid…I’m ready to fight.”
“White people are 400 years too f***ing late for a round of applause for a damn tweet with a hashtag, or for showing up to a damn rally,” she continued.
She then accused all white Americans of “living off of stolen resources, stolen land, exploited labor, appropriated culture and the murder of our people.”
“Nothing you have is yours,” she argued, claiming that Americans should be
In previous articles, Shackelford has demanded that she should be paid money for being a ‘fat black bitch.’