An analysis carried out by the Pew Research centre says only one in six Black Lives Matter Protesters are African Americans or just 17 percent of the entire population which consists mostly of Caucasian or White Americans.
According to the research while 46 percent of the protesters are white while 22 percent are Hispanic and Eight percent of Asian origins.
The political affiliations of most of the protesters was discovered to be of the Democrat disposition with four out of every five protesters identified as a full blown democrat. Fewer than 17 percent identified as Republicans.
The release of the report coincides with comments from BET founder Robert Johnson who asserted that most African Americans made fun of white people bringing down statues and everything else they regard as racist.
Johnson who aired his opinion in an interview with Fox news said;
“White people “have the mistaken assumption that black people are sitting around cheering for them saying ‘Oh, my God, look at these white people. They’re doing something so important to us. They’re taking down the statue of a Civil War general who fought for the South.”
“You know, black people, in my opinion, black people laugh at white people who do this the same way we laugh at white people who say we got to take off the TV shows.
“Look, the people who are basically tearing down statues, trying to make a statement are basically borderline anarchists, the way I look at it. They really have no agenda other than the idea we’re going to topple a statue.” he said.
“It’s not going to give a kid whose parents can’t afford college money to go to college. It’s not going to close the labor gap between what white workers are paid and what black workers are paid. And it’s not going to take people off welfare or food stamps.” Johnson argued on TV.
“It’s “tantamount to rearranging the deck chairs on a racial titanic. It absolutely means nothing.” Johnson concluded.