Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Mike Pence Invites Candace Owens to White House for Talks on Race Relations

Candace Owens roundtable with Mike Pence

*Conservative activist Candace Owens was invited to take part in a roundtable discussion about race relations with Vice President Mike Pence in Washington Thursday. 

Pence tweeted that he met with a small group of Black Americans to explore “how we can move our Nation forward in the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd and the protests and rioting that have ensued.”

As noted by The Daily Mail, Pence did not tag Owens in the photo, but did tag three Black conservatives: Heritage Foundation President Kay Cole James, Center for Urban Renewal and Education founder Star Parker and Elroy Sailor, who previously served on the Trump transition team, the report states. 

Owens’ meeting with the vice president comes a day after she caught heat over a video post in which she said Floyd was a ‘horrible human being’ who had a criminal record and abused narcotics. 

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In a Facebook Live clip that she shared on Twitter, Owens detailed her issue with Black folks holding up Floyd as a ‘martyr’ or hero. 

“We are unique in that we are the only people that fight and scream and demand support and justice for the people in our community who are up to no good,” she said of Black America. 

“George Floyd was not an amazing person,” she added. 

“As soon as this video hit the internet, I did just basic searches,” Owens said, noting that she found was Floyd’s criminal record. 

“First and foremost George Floyd, at the time of his arrest, was high on fentanyl and methamphetamine,” Owens said. She also mentioned a 2007 robbery involving a a pregnant women and Floyd holding a gun to her abdomen. 

“And this was the biggest instant I had that made me realize this is a horrible human being, that I’m not going to pretend is a good person,” said Owens.

“Why are we pretending that this criminal should be upheld as a citizen, as a martyr, or black America?” she asked. 

Following her meeting with Pence at the White House, Owens tweeted: “Black lives only matter to white liberals, every 4 years, ahead of an election. I’m so sorry to those of you that thought otherwise.”

Do you agree with her? Sound off in the comments below.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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9 COMMENTS

  1. Candace Owens fails to grasp the reason everyone is mad in the first place. Why is it that millions of black people can say they’re experiencing justice, but the White House hand-selectss the one black person who has thinking that aligns with theirs. If they truly wanted to make progress, they’d find multiple people to get the perspectives of everyone.

    • First of all how much did the vice oersident pay you for making this public annoucment at the white house? Why did they pick you of all og the eductated blsck woman that coul have spoken on the behalf of all the of the black lives that was lost by the hands of white law enforcerment. You say Coby Bryant was your idol what did he do for blacl lives. Where was he wnen Treyvon Martin got killed? Dr. Matin Ltheter Kink is my Idole amd Rosa Prks and Oprah Winfey. Iwonder how Emiit Till mothether felt when her baby was demolished by hands of white racist devils. young ignorant girl we are tied of loosing our sons and daughters to racial evile white people on power. Malom x as my hero little ignorant disracful pawn you. What they promise you a job in the white house? your tuition paid? How much of your black soul did you sell for what price?

  2. She does not represent Black America. She is angry she is not white. No, she doesn’t speak for any of us. She speaks for those who oppresses Black America. She is in the skin, but that is all.

  3. Even though we are not a monolith, she do not represent any of the Black people I know, or hell even 95% of the Black people I see speak on her online. The Black people that act like her do NOT associate with any other Black people (mates, friends, business partners, etc.), maybe besides their family. They love to have Black skin spew their talking points. Sorry to say, they always break their tool when they are done unsing them.

  4. Little girl, you just wrote a check that you won’t be able to cash! Who do you think you are to try a kick a brother in his back. So what he had issues, did drugs or whatever, how Dare you say his life doesn’t matter!! Who the hell do you, or Pence the so-called Christian get to judge anyone? What a disgrace you are to young society, and black Americans. I bet yr mom n dad are proud of yr disgraceful back stabbing clueless phoney ass kissing for a $$

  5. The Ancestors bore the brunt of physical enslavement, and today many of us esp., Ms. Owens bare the brunt of mental enslavement. In much of her statements past, and current Ms. Owens clearly loves plantation life: she’s accepted by, and for her conservative views and is so appreciated for espousing the ‘left’ as creating the ‘needy Negro,’and its past and current plight. The plantation is home, and she doesn’t want to leave versus establishing a new party system with beneficial solutions. Ms. Owens has ‘arrived’ and even subtle Jim Crow is all in the mind.

  6. I have a problem with holier-than-thou people who demean others who cannot speak up for themselves. This is especially troubling when done by high profile personalities. I don’t see the worldwide support for George Floyd as holding him up as a hero as Owens states, so I wonder why she is trying to degrade a dead man. Does she have an ulterior motive? Perhaps, despite her accomplishments, the 31-year-old is too young to get it, but the majority of people who I hear are talking about the way Floyd died, not how he lived. A dog shouldn’t be killed that way. His family and friends naturally will rally around him. They knew and loved him. Critics like Owens will only seek to dig up dirt and talk about the wrongdoings he did while alive. Doesn’t she realize that the populace did not know Floyd and are not holding him up as a saint; they are rightly protesting the way that he was murdered and are demanding justice for him and others who have suffered the same unjust fate. The world is rallying for Floyd, and she can make as many videos disparaging him as she wants. It won’t change a thing. Get over it, Owens!

  7. That’s synonymous as a white nationalist’s beloved wife meeting with a KKK Imperial Wizard’s second in command talking about race.

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