Black Lives Matter Wants Its Agenda “Prioritized” in Exchange for Voting for Biden

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Black Lives Matter wants to be rewarded for its support for the Joe Biden/Kamala Harris ticket.

“The truth is, getting Trump out of office was not the end all, be all. The work is just beginning,” the organization’s website was updated to read. “We want to be heard and our agenda to be prioritized.”

The statement is accompanied by an open letter penned by Patrisse Cullors, a BLM co-founder, addressed to both Biden and Harris. In it, she calls for a meeting with the candidates to “discuss the expectations that we have for your administration and the commitments that must be made to Black people.”

“A well-thought out, community driven, fully resourced agenda that addresses the particular challenges faced by Black people must be a top priority,” wrote Cullors, who added, “we want something for our vote.”

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