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Biden Campaign’s ‘Truth Over Flies’ Fly Swatters SELL OUT 2 Hrs After VP Debate!

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*Following the vice presidential debate, which caught Mike Pence with a fly on his head, the Joe Biden campaign started selling “Truth over Flies” fly swatters, and within two hours of first going up they sold out.

Minutes after the Wednesday night debate concluded, Biden tweeted a photo of holding up a fly swatter, with the caption, “Pitch in $5 to help this campaign fly.” Simultaneously, the campaign began selling blue fly swatters with white wording, “TRUTH over FLIES: BIDEN HARRIS.”

Within the first two hours of going on sale, a campaign spokesperson says they sold out of nearly 35,000 swatters.

“We saw the internet and our supporters sharing a viral moment online, so our digital team came together on the fly,” Biden’s campaign merchandise director Zach McNamara, said.  “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will always choose truth over lies, science over fiction, and unity over division.”

RELATED: Kamala Harris & Mike Pence Vice Presidential Debate Recap – Election 2020 Trump vs. Biden (VIDEO)

 

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HU Staff: Ariela Anis @ari.anis Following the vice presidential debate, which caught Mike Pence with a fly on his head, the Joe Biden campaign started selling “Truth over Flies” fly swatters, and within two hours of first going up they sold out. ——————————————————————————————— Minutes after the Wednesday night debate concluded, Biden tweeted a photo of holding up a fly swatter, with the caption, “Pitch in $5 to help this campaign fly.” Simultaneously, the campaign began selling blue fly swatters with white wording, “TRUTH over FLIES: BIDEN HARRIS.” ——————————————————————————————— Within the first two hours of going on sale, a campaign spokesperson says they sold out of nearly 35,000 swatters. Biden’s campaign merchandise director Zach McNamara said, “We saw the internet and our supporters sharing a viral moment online, so our digital team came together on the fly. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will always choose truth over lies, science over fiction, and unity over division.” ——————————————————————————————— Read more at hollywoodunlocked.com 📸 @gettyimages ——————————————————————————————— If you have a tip or suggestion, or want to talk to us about this story, Text the word “TIP” to 1-310-388-6463

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ARRAY DRIVE-IN: ‘GET OUT the Vote with SELMA’

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*Ava DuVernay’s non-profit ARRAY ALLIANCE is launching its second ARRAY Drive-in screening event on Friday, Oct. 30 and Sat. Oct. 31.

This latest cinema experience is a community empowerment activation featuring two Oscar-winning films: SELMA amplifies the importance of voting to activate change as we approach the upcoming presidential election. GET OUT is the perfect psychological horror thriller to screen on Halloween.

In addition to the films, the open to the public screenings in ARRAY’s Historic Filipinotown/Westlake neighborhood will include on-site voting booths provided by LA Vote mobile voting center, on Friday, Oct. 30. Attendees can vote in person or drop-off their ballots.

Friday, Oct. 30 – SELMA, directed by Ava DuVernay and on-site voting via LAVote.net’s mobile voting center

Saturday, Oct. 31 – GET OUT, directed by Jordan Peele

Ticket Information: First come, first serve entry with advance ticket registration at http://www.arraynow.com/drivein#elevent

Follow Us on Twitter and IG: @ARRAYNow

ABOUT ARRAY
Founded in 2011 by filmmaker Ava DuVernay, ARRAY is a multi-platform arts and social impact collective dedicated to narrative change. The organization catalyzes its work through a quartet of mission-driven entities: the film distribution arm ARRAY Releasing, the content company ARRAY Filmworks, the programming and production hub ARRAY Creative Campus and the non-profit group ARRAY Alliance. www.arraynow.com

 

 

 

 

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Georgia Voter Removed From Poll Line for Wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’ Shirt (Watch)

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*It should be no surprise that in Forsyth County, Georgia, a man wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to his local polling place was pulled out of the early voting line.

“When the poll worker stopped me in line, I was really kind of shocked, but I thought alright here we go, so I pulled out my phone and started recording,” explains Zach Arias.

The poll worker told Arias that his BLM attire violated a law that forbids candidate campaign material beyond a certain point.

“Black Lives Matter is not on the ballot, it’s not a party, it’s not a slogan of any person on the ballot so I was well within my rights to wear my shirt,” Arias said.

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In 1987, Oprah Winfrey famously took her show to Forsythe County, where no Black person had lived for 75 years. She wanted to hear out the county’s white residents, some of whom argued they should be able to keep blacks from moving into their communities.

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BLM Co-Founder Alicia Garza is Target of Planned Attack by Idaho White Supremacist

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*Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Alicia Garza was the target of a hate-fueled attack planned by a white supremacist in Idaho. 

Garza’s name was reportedly on a long list of activists and political leaders that was found at the home of the man who the FBI apprehended earlier this month. 

“The FBI visited my house today. They arrested a man in Idaho on weapons charges who they believe was affiliated with white supremacist groups. They found my name on a list in his home, alongside others,” she tweeted.

“This is why this president is so dangerous. He is stoking fires he has no intention of controlling.”

READ MORE: Trump Tells Violent White Supremacist Group ‘Proud Boys’ to ‘Stand Back and Stand By’

In the weeks leading up to Election Day, President Donald Trump has been accused of encouraging racist attacks. He even made reference to the white supreacist group Proud Boys during a debate with Joe Biden. 

“Proud Boys? Stand back and stand by,” he said when asked to denounce white supremacy.

“I’m ok, y’all, but this shit is not ok. Vote this muthaf—– out. For real,” Garza tweeted. 

Meanwhile, Garza’s soon-to-be released book, “The Purpose of Power,” details her path to activism. During an interview with “Sunday Morning” contributor Mark Whitaker about her book, she was asked about criticism that Black Lives Matter is simply a social media movement. 

Garza responded, “The story of movements is not about how many people follow you on social media. It’s about how many people will step forward. And you can have a million followers on Twitter and not get one person to step forward and take action!”

“So, is the leader or the founder of one of the most famous social media movements of the modern era telling us that social media isn’t everything?” asked Whitaker.

“Well, I can tell you, as the founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network, which is now considered to be the largest protest movement in history, that hashtags do not start movements. People do.”

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