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The mayor of New York City, former police captain Eric Adams, who is black, is bashing Black Lives Matters (BLM) and its anti-police supporters, as “hypocrites” for ignoring the massive wave of black-on-black murders, shootings, and violence on his city streets.

The mayor’s comments to the NY1 TV News channel came on Wednesday on the heels of Tuesday’s brutal subway shooting in Brooklyn which is only the latest in a violent wave hitting NYC and many other major cities across America following the BLM riots of 2020.

According to the New York Post, three people were killed and at least 13 others were wounded in shootings in the Bronx and Brooklyn late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

“I thought Black Lives Matter.”

“Do an analysis of who was killed or shot last night. I was up all-night speaking to my commanders in the Bronx, in Brooklyn. The victims were black,” the mayor said, adding, “Many of the shooters were black.”

“Where are all those who stated ‘Black lives matter’?” Adams asked.

Referring to the mobs of protesters, and rioters in New York City and all over America during the 2020 BLM ‘summer of love,’ Adams said to BLM supporters directly:

If Black Lives Matter, then the thousands of people I saw on the street when [George] Floyd was murdered should be on the street right now stating that the lives of these black children that are dying every night matter. We can’t be hypocrites.

The mayor also put the focus on black families, parents and caregivers asking:

It’s … 10 p.m. Do you know where your children are? Why are 16, 17, and 18-year-olds out in our streets armed with guns [late] at night? When are we going to start asking these serious questions?

The Black Lives Matter organization has also been under fire for financial mismanagement amidst a secret luxury property buying spree by its founders using funds donated to the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation.

The Blaze reports that BLM co-founder, the Marxist-trained Patrisse Cullors, claims that the allegations over BLM’s purchase of a $6 million mansion are rooted in racism and sexism.

However, the documents in a New York magazine report noted that the “property’s purchase and day-to-day operation suggest that it has been handled in ways that blur, or cross, boundaries between the charity and private companies owned by some of its leaders.”

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Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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wayne dasher
wayne dasher
4 months ago

Good for him for recognizing the problem and calling it out

4 months ago

Dads matter! Families matter! Laws matter! Votes matter!

Larry A Gordley
Larry A Gordley
4 months ago

he is right about this why are these young kids out in streets that late parents need step up young people getting to wild and they don’t care that go for all race not just one they past law where parents can’t punsh there kids are they go jail that so wrong back in my days we got punsh for for it now parents can’t touch there kids that what GOD almight says