Black Lives Matter organization is dangerous

Black lives matter. All mankind is created in the image of God. Black lives are a portion of mankind.

Therefore, black lives are created in the image of God, and their lives matter.

However, the official organization “Black Lives Matter,” which is raking in millions of dollars, receiving prominent endorsements by the day, pressuring government at all levels, galvanizing supporters to impact the 2020 election, and even seeking to coerce our local school board and this newspaper, is evil.

Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder and strategic advisor of Black Lives Matter stated in a 2015 interview with Jared Ball of The Real News Network: “(W)e actually do have an ideological frame. Myself and Alicia in particular are trained organizers.

“We are trained Marxists. We are super-versed on, sort of, ideological theories.” Alicia Garza is one of the other two co-founders of Black Lives Matter.

Karl Marx, father of Marxism, believed utopia (he called it “communism”) was possible on earth.

But there was a catch. To achieve utopia, bloody revolution by the oppressed classes was necessary.

After the revolution, Marx held that there would necessarily be a dictatorship by the previously oppressed people, who would exterminate all opposition.

Religion would have to go. Then, after all opposition was eliminated, the dictators would voluntarily surrender power, and Marx believed, all would live in perfect peace.

Somehow that last stage of communism has never been achieved.

The Bible tells us that utopia on earth is not possible. All have sinned and fall short of the Glory of God.

Our government was set up to exert power through three coequal branches with checks and balances.

However, even the Founders recognized that ultimate hope does not lie in government, but in the sanctifying presence of the Holy Spirit in a life transformed by the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

Nevertheless, the Marxists with Black Lives Matter seek to usher in a utopia, through revolution, unhinged from biblical morality.

At blacklivesmatter.com, under the heading “What We Believe,” they state:

“We ... do the work required to dismantle cisgender privilege.” “We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement.” “We foster a queer-affirming network.”

On their website homepage a video titled Now, We Transform proclaims, “Now it’s time to transform. We are united, we are loud, and we are strong.”

The video description reads, “This is the revolution. Change is coming.”

Yes, black lives matter, but the organization by that name is a dangerous, Marxist, revolutionary organization.

Justin H. Ramey

Eddyville