2020-06-25 17:23:20 UTC
Published 13 hours ago
Former civil rights activist Bob Woodson told Fox Business Network's
"Lou Dobbs Tonight" Wednesday that the Black Lives Matter organization
has "blood on its hands" and that the corporations financially
supporting it are "paying for the bricks they're using" to damage
property and crush livelihoods.
"The pretext of all of this, of course, was pursuing social justice and
challenging institutional racism, and they used George Floyd as the
symbol of that," Woodson told host Lou Dobbs.
"They’re always trolling for other 'George Floyds,'" Woodson went on.
"The head of Black Lives Matter went to Houston when a 7-year-old girl
was killed and raised $100,000 in reward money while anticipating that
the person who killed her was white, only to discover that the murderer
was black and so then it was not a story after that."
Woodson appeared to be referring to the December 2018 death of
7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in a drive-by shooting. The following week,
authorities arrested and charged 20-year-old Eric Black Jr., with her
murder. According to a NPR report, the local chapter of Black Lives
Matter wrote on social media at the time that the "attack seems
racially motivated and it will not stand. Make sure that we hold law
enforcement accountable in bringing justice for Jazmine Barnes."
"This is not about social justice," Woodson emphsized. "And, again,
low-income black America are being used by the group to promote
insurrection in the country, and anarchy."
Woodson also noted the indiscriminate targeting of statues and
historical monuments for destruction and vandalism by purported
anti-racism protesters, including a Boston monument to the all-black
54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, whose Civil War
exploits were immortalized in the Oscar-winning 1989 film, "Glory."
"So these people are really out to destroy civil society," he said. "If
a police precinct can be taken over by a mob, then why not your home?"