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Soros-Backed Group Warns ‘House Negroes’ On MLK Day

Soros-Backed Group Warns ‘House Negroes’ On MLK Day

A radical organization that has recently come under the wing of liberal billionaire George Soros’ philanthropic group, issued a veiled warning to “house negroes” on Monday during nationwide Martin Luther King Jr. Day protests.

“House negroes consider your days numbered! It’s a new day! #ReclaimMLK #FergusonTaughtUs,” reads a tweet from the Soros-backed group, Organization for Black Struggle, or OBS.

As part of its response to the Michael Brown shooting and unrest in Ferguson, Soros’ group, Open Society Foundations, announced in December that it was donating to the St. Louis-based OBS and another Missouri-based group, Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment.

Open Society Foundations reportedly contributed $900,000 to the two groups.

Open Society Foundations appeared to have taken interest OBS in — which, according to its website, was founded in 1980 to fill “a vacuum of Black radical leadership” — last October. That’s when Terrance Pitts, a program officer for Open Society Foundations’ Justice Fund, traveled to Ferguson to meet with Montague Simmons, OBS’s chairman.

OBS was also included in a report published earlier this month by The Washington Times which showed that Soros’ Open Society Foundations spent at least $33 million over the past year to support the groups which mobilized during the protests in Ferguson.

#ReclaimMLK is a social media campaign started by the group Ferguson Action which attempts to paint a more revolutionary picture of King. “Unfortunately, Dr. King’s legacy has been clouded by efforts to soften, sanitize, and commercialize it,” reads the website for Ferguson Action, which has worked alongside OBS.

The Daily Caller sought comment from Open Society Foundations, but they did not immediately respond.

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