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Black Lives Matter Organizer Charged With ‘Lynching’: Advocates Say ‘Our Freedom Is Bound Up With Her Freedom’

Rewire News Group Staff

Black Lives Matter organizer Jasmine Richards was arrested and charged with “felony lynching” last year when she attempted to prevent police from arresting a Black woman during a peace march in Pasadena, California. Richards’ lawyer, Nana Gyamfi, and fellow Black Lives Matter organizer Melina Abdullah speak on Democracy Now! about Richards’ case; her sentencing is today at 8:30 a.m. PST.