Activist Says He Was Targeted By Company Created By Russians


Activist says he was targeted by company created by Russians

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -Activist Conrad James says he was contacted by an investigative reporter and was told that a Russian group targeted him to lead a protest to cause division within the African American community.
James says the group BlackMattersUS contacted him after they found out he was vocal during the Keith Lamont Scott shooting. The group wanted him to do a protest in Charlotte.
“They looked like a legitimate organization,” James said.
Published reports state two online groups – BlackMattersUS and BlackFist – were used by Russian operators to reach out to people to organize rallies.
“I think that …

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