Results for - BLM leader retreats from interview after confrontation and being called a coward - Part 1

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Black Lives Matter activist Hawk Newsome, co-founder of BLM for the greater New York City area, abruptly left an interview on Fox News Saturday after "Unfiltered" host Dan Bongino confronted him for allegedly threatening violence.

Do you support Black Lives Matter or BLM?

1. Do you support Black Lives Matter or BLM?

Yes
33%
799 votes
No
42%
1,017 votes
Undecided
24%
584 votes

2. If you answered yes to the previous question, did you actively participate in the riots/protests after the killing of George Floyd?

Yes
5%
119 votes
No
95%
2,281 votes

3. After a reportedly heated meeting with New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams (D), Newsome foreshadowed what would happen if the New York Police Department resurrects its controversial plainclothes anti-crime units, which were disbanded last year. Do you support the BLM demands for defunding the police?

Yes
11%
269 votes
No
65%
1,555 votes
Undecided
24%
576 votes

4. "If they think they are going back to the old ways of policing, then we're going to take to the streets again," Newsome said Wednesday after the meeting. "There will be riots, there will be fire, and there will be bloodshed." Do you think it is justifiable to cause damage, injury and death to get an outcome that you want?

Yes
6%
138 votes
No
77%
1,847 votes
Undecided
17%
415 votes

5. Adams, in fact, has promised to resurrect the units. "I'm going to put in place a plainclothes gun unit. We must zero in on gun violence in our community," he said on Thursday. Do you agree with Adams that plainclothes officers focusing on gun violence is an effective way to reduce gun crime in a city?

Yes
33%
788 votes
No
22%
524 votes
Undecided
45%
1,088 votes

6. The 10-minute interview was mostly cordial. But the exchange went off the rails when Bongino offered Newsome the opportunity to disavow responding to Adams' plan with violence. Have you ever listened to Fox News?

Yes
39%
947 votes
No
61%
1,453 votes
11/30/2021 Politics 2402 129 Anonymous

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