Black Lives Matter leader accused of punching horse arrested for speeding warrant

Shere Dore speaks at a press conference, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Houston. Black Lives Matter activists are calling for a formal apology from Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman and District Attorney Devon Anderson (Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle) Shere Dore was taken in on a warrant while on her way to the courthouse.

Shere Dore and her partner were driving to the Harris County courthouse for an appearance in the earlier case when officers pulled the pair over and arrested Dore for warrants stemming from a two-year-old speeding charge.

Local activists were quick to cry foul.

“Law enforcement agencies have decided to set Shere up for coming out against them with her activism and various allyship,” said Ashton Woods of Black Lives Matter Houston.

“They were on their way to court – the officer was literally staked out waiting for them.”

The 41-year-old was taken to the Fort Bend…



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