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Black Lives Matter co-founder Aislinn Pulley has rejected an invitation to meet with President Obama in Washington today, calling the meeting a “sham”.

Obama is currently holding a first of its kind meeting at The White House with Civil Rights leaders in honor Black History Month. BLM activist DeRay McKesson is in attendance as well as Al Sharpton, but Pulley says the meeting is nothing more than a “photo opportunity and a 90-second sound bite for the president.”

“As a radical, Black organizer, living and working in a city that is now widely recognized as a symbol of corruption and police violence, I do not feel that a handshake with the president is the best way for me to honor Black History Month or the Black freedom fighters whose labor laid the groundwork for the historic moment we are living in,” she writes in an editorial for

Black Lives Matter organizers have shown reluctance in the past to discuss issues with politicians. Last year, Hillary Clinton was chastised during a meeting with BLM organizers Daunasia Yancey and Julius Jones who refused to discuss exactly how they wanted Clinton to help their cause. “I say this as respectfully as I can: if you don’t tell black people what we need to do, then we won’t tell you all what you need to do,” Jones said. “This is and has always been a white problem of violence.”

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  1. elderhawk1 .

    February 19, 2016 at 7:34 AM

    more horse s-it from the local NAPAs just TNB

  2. mediabites

    February 19, 2016 at 12:11 PM

    I don’t know what is more disgusting BLM or the political pandering to them

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Lil Wayne Causes Pandemonium In Beverly Hills With Young Money Merch Launch!



Smiles, hugs, fist bumps … oh my! Lil Wayne showed his fans major luv during the debut of his Young Money clothing collection.

Weezy F. Baby teamed up with Neiman Marcus to launch Young Money Merch featuring caps, jackets, t-shirts and more. Hundreds of fans showed up to the fashion retailer’s Beverly Hills store for the exclusive reveal and Wayne made sure to make it worth their while. The rapper not only signed autographs and took pics, but he genuinely connected with each and every person that he encountered. Check out the video below … it’s was great to see Wayne in such a great mood.

And, of course, if you want to grab some Young Money Merch for yourself it’s available exclusively at Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills (and online).

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