Los Angeles mayor's former chief of staff called BLM chapter 'annoying' in leaked email: report

Los Angeles mayor's former chief of staff called BLM chapter 'annoying' in leaked email: report

1/22/2022 10:00:00 AM

Los Angeles mayor's former chief of staff called BLM chapter 'annoying' in leaked email: report

The former chief of staff for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti referred to the city’s Black Lives Matter chapter as 'annoying,' leaked emails show.

chapter as"annoying," leaked emails show, according to a report.In an October 2016 email, Ana Guerrero — who still serves in an advisory role for Garcetti‘s office — wrote that people praising the mayor were"not as annoying as BLM, but getting close," Vice reported. The Black Lives Matter movement and its anti-police protests grew in popularity in 2016, after Alton Sterling and Philando Castile died in Louisiana and Minnesota, respectively.

LA MAYOR ERIC GARCETTI TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 ON SCOTLAND TRIPGarcetti’s office responded to the leaked emails Thursday, saying it would be addressing any staff members who made improper comments, Vice reported.A protester waves a Black Lives Matter flag during the demonstration outside of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's home to protest his proposed funding of the Los Angeles Police Department. (Photo by Stanton Sharpe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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op-ed: this is annoying. True. BLM spokespersons sound like 4th graders incoherently demanding whatever pops in their head. Eloquent speakers like MLK or Malcolm X, they are not. That is mild 'America was great not because of what our forefathers did---but because of who our forefathers were. America was founded as a White Christian Republic.' ~Excerpt from the KKK's official 2016 endorsement of Trump's presidency in The Crusader entitled 'Make America Great Again!'

Is your human conscience dead? The UAE and Saudi Arabia destroyed the internet and communications, isolated Yemen from the world, and committed genocide on the Yemeni people in Sanaa and Saada. So that the world does not see these massacres 👇🏽

Black Lives Matter chapter as"annoying," leaked emails show, according to a report. In an October 2016 email, Ana Guerrero — who still serves in an advisory role for Garcetti‘s office — wrote that people praising the mayor were"not as annoying as BLM, but getting close," Vice reported. The Black Lives Matter movement and its anti-police protests grew in popularity in 2016, after Alton Sterling and Philando Castile died in Louisiana and Minnesota, respectively. LA MAYOR ERIC GARCETTI TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 ON SCOTLAND TRIP Garcetti’s office responded to the leaked emails Thursday, saying it would be addressing any staff members who made improper comments, Vice reported. A protester waves a Black Lives Matter flag during the demonstration outside of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's home to protest his proposed funding of the Los Angeles Police Department. (Photo by Stanton Sharpe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) (Getty Images) "The mayor and his staff have always approached the conversation about racial justice thoughtfully with a goal of bringing people together to make change. This is one of the most emotionally charged and sensitive issues we face, and there have been painful moments of disagreement that have included situations where our staff were verbally attacked in person and online while doing their jobs," Garcetti’s office said in a statement, Vice reported . Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks a press conference at the new West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport Monday, May 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) The office added:"Those deeply personal and difficult moments have not deterred us from pursuing an unprecedented justice agenda that includes millions invested in reimagining public safety, a commission on reparations and a participatory budgeting pilot that specifically confronts the legacy of institutional racism in our city."