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A Black Lives Matter activist who led protests calling for justice for Breonna Taylor was, ironically, shot and killed during a carjacking, his mother confirmed.

Hamza "Travis" Nagdy, 21, was shot and killed during a carjacking near the University of Louisville campus before 12:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, Louisville police say.

In her Facebook post, Nagdy's mother, Christine Muimneach, said that her "Beautiful and intelligent son" had been killed in a carjacking.

About 100 mourners attended a candlelight vigil for Nagdy in Jefferson Square Park on Monday night.

Nagdy led protests for Taylor with his familiar red and white megaphone, calling for police reform and to defund the police.

Taylor was shot and killed by police during a botched raid in March.

Taylor's mother, Tamika Palmer, who reached a multimillion dollar settlement with the city, paid tribute to Nagdy on Facebook.

"It's somethings I will never understand it's also somethings, I know I'm not suppose to question but I need clarity about 2020," she wrote. "RIP Travis you were amazing and I was honored to have you standing for Bre... Another beautiful soul lost as we continue to fight for justice!!"

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State Rep. Charles Booker, a Democrat, tweeted: "We've suffered a great loss. Travis Nagdy, a young leader committed to the fight for justice, is gone. As we marched for Breonna Taylor, it was often Travis and his megaphone leading the way. A bullet took his breath, but we still hear his voice. Rest in Power, young Brother."

Black and brown men who are killed by Black men are given low priority by Black Lives Matter, a far left organization that stages political protests when Black men are killed by white police.

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A Dallas man who drove to Houston to meet a woman he met online was robbed and killed by two unknown gunmen. Now Deonte Hicks' family says the police aren't moving quickly enough to solve the murder.

Hicks, a father to a 4-year-old girl, was killed by two Black males - which is given lower priority than a Black man who is killed by a white police officer.

The family says Hicks, 27, was catfished by a fake online profile. Hicks believed he was going to Houston to spend the weekend with a woman he had never seen in person.

He was killed on May 20 while standing outside his Car in the 1000 block of Centre Parkway. Two suspects were seen fleeing the area on foot. So far, police have no suspects.

According to ABC13, Hicks' death was was one of more than 350 murders in the city in 2020 alone. His death didn't make headlines or catch the attention of Black Lives Matter, the far-left organization that protests Black males killed by white police officers.

Hicks' family says police have stopped looking for the gunmen who killed Hicks.

"It has not been a top priority, my family and I, we've gone to Houston headquarters to talk to detectives. I've called a million times... nothing has been done," Hicks' aunt, Tamara Peterson, told CBS11.

The family traveled to Houston and put up fliers hoping someone would see them and provide a clue to catch the killers.

They were joined by Houston activist Quanell X on Friday, who said, "We have to mobilize. We have to get busy. We have to raise our voices... We gotta stop making excuses."

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Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot and killed two Black Lives Matter protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin was released on bond Friday.

Rittenhouse, who was charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, posted $2 million bond -- mostly donations raised through crowdfunding websites.

He posted bond through his attorney at about 2 pm, Kenosha county sheriff's Sgt David Wright told reporters.

The teenager is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz during violent Jacob Blake protests on August 25.

Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, told police he was attacked by the protesters. At least one protester was armed with a gun.

Conservatives praised Rittenhouse as a hero who was exercising his right to bear arms during the unrest in Kenosha.

His initial bail amount was $1 million, but an Illinois judge increased the amount to $2 million after Rittenouse's supporters quickly raised the $1 million to pay his bail.

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A female Black Lives Matter activist was knocked unconscious after she reportedly stole an American flag from a member of the Proud Boys at the massive Trump march in Washington DC on Saturday, Nov. 14.

Cellphone videos show the Black woman holding an American flag while fending off a group of white males with a switch blade.

Another BLM activist on a motorcycle appears to be with the woman. Both women wore motorcycle helmets.

The caption under one of the videos explains that the woman stole the flag from a Trump supporter. When the men demanded the flag back, she yelled, "Don't touch my wife!"

Moments later, a man snatched the flag away from her, causing her to drop the knife.

When she reached down to pick up the knife, another man clobbered her from behind with his motorcycle helmet.

She lost consciousness and collapsed in the street as her "wife" sped off on the motorcycle.

A second video shows a crowd of white males surrounding the woman who regained consciousness and was struggling to get up.

"Don't even f***ing help her!" one man shouted when a police officer assisted the dazed woman to her feet.

The incident was just one of many violent clashes between Trump supporters and far-left groups at the massive Trump March on Washington.

The Secret Service estimates 365,000 people attended Saturday's march in support of their president who refuses to concede to Joe Biden.
 

 

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The infighting and caterwauling between centrist and left-leaning House Democrats has reached a fever pitch, with one side calling the other side "racist".

At issue is moderate Democrats seemingly dropping their support for Black Lives Matter and the defund the police movements - which they blame for the loss of several House Democrats seats during the Nov. 3 elections.

Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib (pictured) blamed her more moderate colleagues during a private conference call that was leaked to the news media.

During the call, House Democrats who lost their seats to Republicans cried hot tears and blamed their progressive colleagues for their far-left views that made it easy for Republicans to win.

Tlaib and other members of "The Squad" are highly upset that their centrist colleagues appear to have used Black Lives Matter to get what they wanted.

Both the BLM and defund the police movements are essentially dead in the water as far as the centrist Democrats are concerned.

Reps. Omar and Tlaib fighting mad after their colleagues called on them to stop using the word "socialism."

"We're not going to be successful if we're silencing districts like mine," Tlaib said, according to Politico. "Me not being able to speak on behalf of many of my neighbors right now, many of which are black neighbors, means me being silenced. I can't be silent."

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A Utah man has apologized after he lost his job for coughing on Black Lives Matter protesters.

Robert Brissette, of Kanab, issue an apology after he was caught on viral video coughing on Black Lives Matter protesters.

The incident happened on Saturday, Oct. 10, at a Kanab gas station. Brissette told the NY Post he was pumping gas when the protesters "goaded" him by throwing rocks at his pickup truck.

"The action was screwed up on my part," Brissette said. "I should never have done that, and that part I apologize for. But to the person that I did it at, I do not apologize to. I apologize to the general public for being a dumb s—t doing that. But the person I did it at deserved it."

Brissette, 42, said he didn't actually cough on the protesters. "I only made the sound. I didn't spit on them or anything. I fake-coughed. It was a fake."

Brissette said he fake-coughed 11 times and he knocked a cap off a protester's head. He said a female BLM organizer slapped him three times in the face, but the video didn't capture that.

Brissette and the BLM protesters are Caucasian. He said he was forced to delete his social media accounts and change his phone number after receiving an avalanche of threats.

Brissette created a GoFundMe page to raise funds for his legal defense. But he took the page down after police declined to charge him.
 

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A Florida teacher is under investigation for telling students she has a right to "dislike Blacks" because she was attacked on a train in Atlanta as a teen.

Tracey Brown, a teacher at Poinciana High School in Kissimmee, Osceola County, was teaching an online class on Monday when she made the statement to a student.

The student told Brown that some black people live in communities where cops "do not treat them right."

"Stop right there, David," Brown replies. "Stop! I want to be very clear. What you don't know about me could fill a friggin' swimming pool."

Brown then said she was attacked at age 16 on a train in Atlanta by a gang that "used the language of blacks."

"I have as much right as anyone else to dislike blacks for what happened to me," Brown said adamantly. "So, you don't get to preach to me what I do and don’t know."

A student posted video of the exchange on Twitter.com, along with a link to a disciplinary action petition and the school's contact info.

"I was told to take to twitter so the link for a disciplinary action petition as well as the school’s contact page are in my bio," the student wrote.

She added: "The teacher's name is Tracey Brown and I go to Poinciana High School."

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One of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles expressed her disapproval of Democratic candidate Joe Biden, saying he is part of the "violent white supremacist system" in America.

Even as BLM collected over $1 billion to fund Biden and the Democratic National Committee, one of the co-founders, Dr. Melina Abdullah, is dismayed that she is being forced to choose between two evils -- Biden and President Donald Trump.

"People are feeling dismayed that the choices are between, you know, a violent white supremacist and another person who represents that same system," she said in a Zoom interview with ABC News.

Abdullah, a professor of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles, said no matter the outcome of the election, she plans to continue protesting in the streets.

"In the midst of protest," she said, "a recognition that no matter what the outcome is to any of these things, we have to stay in the streets."

According to a survey conducted by the Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, support for Black Lives Matter has dropped to 39% from over 54% in June.

Another recent poll showed support for Trump among Black males increased to 45%.

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The founder of an Atlanta-based Black Lives Matter group was arrested and charged with misappropriating over $200,000 in donations to the social justice organization.

Sir Maejor Page, 32, was taken into custody in Toledo by the Toledo FBI office on a warrant for money laundering and wire fraud. He is accused of spending $200,000 in BLM donations on clothing, a security system, and property.

Page, who is albino, made it easy for the feds to catch him by bragging on social media. He posted photos of himself on private jets, wearing expensive clothing, and club hopping in Atlanta.
 

Page founded Black Lives Matter Atlanta in 2016. The Atlanta-based group took in more than $466,000 in public donations in a matter of months.

Authorities say Page immediately went on a spending spree, racking up thousands of dollars in personal purchases. Page told his Facebook followers that every dime went to protest the killing of George Floyd by a former Minneapolis police officer.

"In sum, Page has spent over $200,000 on personal items generated from donations received through BLMGA Facebook page with no identifiable purchase or expenditure for social or racial justice," FBI agent Matthew Desorbo wrote in the federal complaint.
 

The complaint detailed Page's expenditures. He spent $2,065 on tailored suits and accessories. He paid $112,000 as a down payment on a house for himself in Toledo. He also bought the property next door. He filled the house with $12,000 worth of furniture and a security system set him back $1,310.

The house was purchased in the name of Hi Frequency Ohio, an organization for which Page served as treasurer and general counsel.

Page was released Friday on $10,000 unsecured bond pending trial. If convicted on all charges he faces between 10-20 years in prison and fines between $250,000-500,000 each.

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A 17-year-old was arrested and charged in the fatal shootings of two Black Lives Matter protesters during violent Jacob Blake protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin Tuesday night.

Kyle Rittenhouse, who is a Caucasian Blue Lives Matter activist, was arrested Wednesday at his home in Antioch, Illinois, and charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide.

Rittenhouse was initially labeled a "fugitive from justice" because he "fled the state of Wisconsin with intent to avoid prosecution".

The teenager is being held without bond while awaiting extradition to Wisconsin. Antioch police Cmdr. Norman Johnson said Rittenhouse was charged as an adult.

Famed Atlanta attorney Lin Wood, who recently settled a defamation lawsuit against CNN for teenager Nicholas Sandmann, offered to represent Rittenhouse for free after GoFundMe deleted an account created by the teen's father for legal expenses.

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In the above photo, Rittenhouse opens fire with his AR-15 rifle at Black Lives Matter protester Gaige Paul Grosskreutz, who was armed with a pistol. Grosskreutz was wounded in the arm. Anthony Huber, 26, (pictured foreground) was shot in the chest after hitting Rittenhouse in the head with a skateboard. He was later pronounced dead.

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A man ties a tourniquet above a gunshot wound sustained by Grosskreutz, who allegedly pointed a pistol at Rittenhouse before he was shot. News outlets described the handgun as a "cellphone".

A 36-year-old white male Kenosha resident, later identified as Joseph Rosenbaum, was fatally shot in the head during an earlier confrontation with Rittenhouse. Rosenbaum allegedly yelled, "Shoot me, ni**a!" before throwing something at Rittenhouse.

The shootings occurred around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday.

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Rittenhouse (3rd from left) is pictured hours before the shootings cleaning graffiti off a Kenosha courthouse.

He was interviewed by a street journalist minutes before he shot and killed two BLM protesters and wounded a third.

"So people are getting injured and our job is to protect this business," he said in the video. "And part of my job is to also help people. If there is somebody hurt I'm running into harm’s way. That's why I have my rifle because I need to protect myself, obviously. I also have my med kit."

Rittenhouse said he was "pepper sprayed" by a demonstrator in the crowd during the protests. When asked if he was using non-lethal crowd control, he replied, "We don't have non-lethal."

According to video footage, Kenosha police drove past Rittenhouse who had an AR-15 rifle slung over his shoulder as members of the crowd were yelling for them to arrest him because he had shot people.

Photos from Rittenhouse's deleted Facebook page shows him as a youngster wearing a police uniform and wielding a semi-automatic rifle.

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Black Lives Matter activists took to Twitter Wednesday night to complain that police helped Rittenhouse and let him go when protesters chased him after the shooting.

Democratic nominee Joe Biden finally condemned the riots and violence on Wednesday, after CNN anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo pleaded with him to speak out because the riots hurt the Democrats' chances in November.

Cuomo said, "I think [the riots] probably represents the biggest threat to the Democratic cause."

"Kenosha is a Rorschach test for the entire country, and I think this is a blind spot for Democrats. I think Democrats are ignoring this problem or hoping that it will go away, and it's not going to go away," Lemon said Tuesday night.

Speaking remotely from his beach house in Delaware, Biden urged protesters to remain peaceful and avoid "needless violence". Biden quoted Jacob Blake's mother, Julia Jackson, who said her son would not want to see violence and destruction carried out in his name.

Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, was shot 7 times in the back by a white police officer responding to a domestic disturbance call on Sunday. Police were advised that Blake was wanted on warrants for domestic violence and sex crimes.