Black Lives Matter Activist Arrested for Online Threat to “Kill All White People” in La Plata, Maryland
La Plata, Maryland police issued a statement Wednesday night announcing a twenty-year old Black man was arrested for making a threat on Twitter earlier in the day to kill all the white people in the small southern Maryland town. The threatening tweet concluded with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.
The La Plata Police Department identified the individual who tweeted the threat against La Plata residents. An arrest warrant has been obtained for Threats of Mass Violence.