From Big Law to Black Lives Matter

, The Am Law Daily


Walter “Hawk” Newsome Jr., a former project manager at Wilson Elser, went on to get his law degree and now serves as head of the New York branch of activist group Black Lives Matter. After the recent election of Donald Trump to president, Newsome is now vowing to turn his organization into a Black Tea Party.

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  • Marshall Thurgood

    You‘re right Elbert. Mr. Newsome was an affirmative-action admission to a no-name junk law school and now he somehow makes a living agitating for a new minority set-aside right to resist arrest and lawful police commands. Our new president should make clear to local officials and local/state police departments that law and order, and the protection of property in their communities is strictly their responsibility, and that his DOJ will not engage in civil rights witch hunts every time some knucklehead threatens public or police safety and gets himself killed.

  • Elbert

    "Black Lives Matter" is nothing more (or less) than a domestic terrorist organization. Those who condone it or support it, are enablers of terrorists.

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