Posted on December 27, 2021

Los Angeles Black Lives Matter Conducts “Smash and Grab” Event as Crime Overtakes City

Richard Moorhead, Big League Politics, December 24, 2021

The official Black Lives Matter chapter of Los Angeles conducted a “Smash and Grab” event on Thursday, raising concerns in the community as Los Angeles is struck with a string of damaging “smash and grab” robberies targeting businesses.


Today is a smash and grab. It is a different kind of smash and grab — don’t nobody go and grab Gucci purses, ok? We are smashing white capitalism and we are grabbing some justice. We are smashing and grabbing in the name of our people — we know that every year, the reason we do this is because our people are killed by white capitalism,” said Melina Abdullah, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Los Angeles chapter, at the event.


Los Angeles police union officials have begin to dissuade tourists from visiting the city, citing the rapidly rising levels of crime and lawlessness  {snip}