"'Don't Demonize My Blackness,' Black Lives Matter Protest in Rome" by Alessandra Notaro / CC BY-SA 4.0

Black Lives Matter co-founder denounces Pat Robertson for saying the movement is ‘anti-God’

Sep 14, 2020

By Alejandra Molina

Patrisse Cullors, a co-founder of Black Lives Matter, is denouncing televangelist Pat Robertson for comments he made about the Black Lives Matter movement being “anti-God.”

“To insinuate that our movement is trying to destroy Christianity is disgraceful and outright offends our Christian siblings who are a part of our movement against racial injustice,” Cullors said in a statement released Saturday (Sept. 12).

Cullors said she recognizes not everyone may agree with the vision of the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation, “but to blatantly disregard our work and equate it to destroying a religion is reckless.”

On Thursday, Robertson — host of “The 700 Cub” on the Christian Broadcasting Network — spoke out against Black Lives Matter on his show, saying the movement wants to destroy Christianity by accusing the religion of “being racist.”

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