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‘Black Brunch’ Restaurant Protesters Disrupt ‘White Spaces’ in NYC, Oakland

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Protesters entered restaurants in New York City and Oakland, California, for what organizers called “Black Brunch” over the weekend, Yahoo News reported.

 

Started in #Oakland spread to #NYC: No business as usual. #BlackBrunch #Oakland2NYC #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/2GLzPVtMgt”

— Lee Romney (@leeromney) January 4, 2015

One tweet posted by the New York City group read “every 28 hours a Black unarmed civilian is murdered by the State. This is why we disrupt.”

On Sunday about three dozen protesters disrupted patrons at Manhattan spots such as Lallisse, Maialino and Pershing Square, Yahoo News said, adding that protesters called them predominantly “white spaces.” They used the hashtag #BlackBrunchNYC.

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