Clinton Meets With Black Lives Matter Group, Activist Says

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Black Lives Matter activists engaged in a “tough, productive and candid meeting” on Friday, says DeRay McKesson, a leader in the movement, says on Twitter.

  • Clinton “noted that she specifically wants to focus on ending funding to private prisons as the way to end them”: McKesson
  • He says it’s not clear when Clinton’s platform on race and criminal justice issues will surface, “but we were told it will be in the coming weeks”
  • NOTE: McKesson posted pictures of meeting, which occurred in Washington

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