An Oakland, California Black Lives Matter activist defiantly turns down any invitation to barbecue with the city’s law enforcement Wednesday as protests in the city wages on.
According to Fox 2 news, the Oakland Police Department extended an invitation to local Black Lives Matter protesters to enjoy a barbecue similar to the recent event in Wichita, Kansas.
The video depicting Kansas BLM activists and police having fun at a park has gone viral this week. OPD was inspired by this and wants to duplicate that type of community outreach.
Fox 2 news spoke with BLM protester Karissa Lewis who claims to be a “Black-liberal farmer” who turned down such an invitation.
Lewis minces no words and says:
“Barbecue’s aren’t going to stop the brutality that Black folks are facing. A barbecue is definitely not going to stop this blockade. And as a radical-Black farmer from East Oakland— I eat pigs, I don’t eat with them.”