Black Lives Matter activists march during a protest outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 19, 2016.
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Black Lives Matter is blasting Donald Trump's acceptance speech as Republican presidential nominee, calling it the "most negative acceptance speech in recorded history" and calling Trump himself a "disgrace."

“The terrifying vision that Donald J. Trump is putting forward casts him alongside some of the worst fascists in history," Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza said in a statement.  

“Black people and our allies have unequivocally demanded a new path forward for safety in our communities, one that involves real accountability for police," Garza added. “While our movement envisions a bright future where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, Trump is proposing a new, dark age where police have carte blanche authority to terrorize our communities."

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“The terrorist on our televisions tonight was Donald Trump. He pledged to fight for Americans while threatening the vast majority of this country with imprisonment, deportation and a culture of abject fear," BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors said. "His doublespeak belies his true nature: a charlatan who will embolden racists and destroy communities of color. He is a disgrace. White people of conscience must forcefully reject this hatred immediately."