Fox: BLM says de Blasio’s COVID Vaccine Mandate in NYC Targets Black People


A leader of the Greater New York chapter of Black Lives Matter says Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is targeting Black people with his mandate requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter certain businesses in the city, and warned that continuation of the dictate could spark an “uprising” similar to last year’s George Floyd protests.

The threat comes from chapter co-founder Chivona Newsome, who unleashed on city leaders during a demonstration earlier this week outside a restaurant that allegedly denied service to a group of Black would-be patrons.

“Seventy-two percent of Black people in this city from ages 18 to 44 are unvaccinated,” Newsome shouted into a megaphone.

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