Utah’s Black Lives Matter chapter used a Fourth of July Facebook post to remind all Americans on Independence Day that the ’Stars and Stripes’ are actually a “symbol of hatred.”
“When we Black Americans see this flag we know the person flying it is not safe to be around,” the post reads. “When we see this flag we know the person flying it is a racist. When we see this flag we know that the person flying it lives in a different America than we do. When we see this flag, we question your intelligence. We know to avoid you. It is a symbol of hatred.”
According to Fox News, “Chapter founder Lex Scott confirmed to Fox News Wednesday that her group had made the post to highlight how hate groups can allegedly ‘co-opt’ the American flag without prompting similar blowback.”
“Scott has said in the past that Black Lives Matter Utah is an independent chapter and is not affiliated with the national BLM organization,” Fox reported.
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