A Cuban artist blasted Black Lives Matter for its statement about Cuban protests, which many saw as apologetic toward the Cuban government.
Alongside several other artists, Aparicio Ferrera publicly refused to create work for the regime:
I will not enter my films in any festival or government sponsored event or write copy for any of their publications. I do not plan to participate in any official activities from now on. It’s not much, but it is what I decided.
As The Daily Wire previously reported, Black Lives Matter condemned the United States government for trying to “crush” the Cuban Revolution through its embargo, alleging that the policy inhibits Cubans’ ability to choose their own government:
Black Lives Matter condemns the U.S. federal government’s inhumane treatment of Cubans, and urges it to immediately lift