Black Lives Matter organized a so-called “Twitter Storm” on Thursday to flood the social media platform with messages showing support for Los Angeles County’s new controversial district attorney George Gascón.
The activist group and its allies are pushing back against an internal revolt within the largest prosecutors office in America that has some deputy district attorneys actively resisting Gascón’s policy changes and progressive agenda.
Dr. Melina Abdullah, lead organizer of BLM’s L.A. chapter, said the unruly mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday proved that “police are firmly on the side of white supremacy…which is why they oppose (Gascón) and the people who elected him.”
One of the things that yesterday showed us is that police are firmly on the side of white supremacy…which is why they oppose @GeorgeGascon and the people who elected him.
SIGN THE OPEN LETTER for progressive justice reform. #StandWithGeorge. https://t.co/7ak1M4Sgmp
— Melina Abdullah (@DocMellyMel) January 7, 2021
She said law enforcement “actively