Bernie Sanders: ‘An Apology Was Unnecessary’ In Response To Black Lives Matter

Bernie Sanders Holds Town Hall Meeting In Iowa

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Bernie Sanders, the Democratic presidential candidate, spoke on NBC’s “Meet The Press” about the apology letter that was sent to Black Lives Matter activists. This summer, Sanders’ campaign events were interrupted by activists calling attention to police brutality and neglect against Black people. Sanders’ African American Outreach Leader, Marcus Ferrell, sent an email to the Black Lives Matter activists calling for a more formal meeting and saying: “We are hoping to establish a REAL space for REAL dialog between the folks on this email and our campaign.” However, Sanders is saying that the email was sent without his consent and that he felt it was unnecessary. Read more at the Huffington Post.


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