Biden administration directs US embassies globally to fly BLM flags?

Biden administration directs US embassies globally to fly BLM flags?


US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is encouraging all US embassies and diplomatic missions around the globe to honor the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement on May 25, the anniversary of the Black Lives Matter movement. Commemorating the one-year anniversary of the death of black man George Floyd, Human Events reported.

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Reporter Jack Posobiec on May 24 published what he said was a leaked cable from the US State Department, in which Secretary of State Blinken explained how US representatives abroad would have to encourage conversations about “systematic racismand racial inequality in America.

The telegram stated: “The State Department supports the use of the term ‘Black Lives Matter’ in messages, speeches and diplomatic interactions with foreign audiences to promote racial equality and access to justice on May 25 and beyond. We encourage posts that focus on the need to eradicate systemic racism and its continuing influence“.

The telegram authorized the flying of Black Lives Matter flags on the outside of U.S. diplomatic buildings in accordance with local regulatory considerations.

The cable also encouraged American diplomats to consult a variety of documents when preparing the May 25 celebrations, including a reference to a speech by US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Ms. Thomas-Greenfield spoke at the United Nations about “superior white heritage” of the United States, and congratulated the BLM activists who participated in the 2020 protests.

The central view of the ideology of the Black Live Matter movement is that law enforcement, and American society at large, should bear the blame for “systematic racism“. This racism is responsible for acts of police violence against black Americans, and the persistence of white supremacy.

Those claims by the BLM movement, however, are contrary to evidence that shows there is no racial prejudice in police shootings, as well as decades of progress on civil rights in the United States. America.

Furthermore, recent polling shows that public support for the BLM movement has been rapidly declining, excluding Democrats.

Meanwhile, BLM is a factor for US opponents, especially China, to use to attack American democracy.

Earlier this year, during the first meeting between the two US-China diplomatic missions under the Biden administration, Chinese diplomats invoked the BLM movement to sharply criticize Secretary of State Blinken and US diplomats. another, after the US delegation tried to condemn China’s human rights record.

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