Valerie Jarrett met with Black Lives Matter protesters at the White House.
President Obama’s senior adviser Valerie Jarrett met with Black Lives Matter activists yesterday at the White House, the latest sign that the Obama administration is involved with the controversial protest group.
Jarrett met with three organizers for Campaign Zero. DeRay Mckesson, Brittany Packnett, and Johnetta Elzie as well as Phil Agnew of the Dream Defenders and Jamye Wooten, an organizer for Baltimore United for Change were there, according to a senior White House official who confirmed the visit to Buzzfeed.
After the meeting, Packnett tweeted a selfie with Jarrett thanking her for engaging the movement.
honest and action oriented. thank you continuing to engage w the movement, Valerie. @vj44 http://t.co/RskHvpGIYl pic.twitter.com/WkcA221Tjs
— Brittany Packnett (@MsPackyetti) September 17, 2015
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