This past Saturday, Black Lives Matter protestors all but set the stage on fire during his campaign in Seattle, citing his lack of service to the African-American community during his tenure as Vermont lawmaker.
“I’m very proud of them and any young person that’s willing to speak truth to power, with the right guidance”, said Khalif Muhammad, who watched Sunday’s march from a bus stop.
A banner with the words “Smash Racism” was displayed shortly before the protesters demanded silence in honor of Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a white police officer last year in Ferguson, Mo.
Trump made his forceful comments in response to a reporter’s question prompted by what happened at a campaign appearance by socialist Bernie Sanders in Seattle over the weekend.
In a story August 10-11 about Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, The Associated Press reported erroneously that members of the activist group Black Lives Matter opened his campaign rally in Los Angeles.
If anything came out of Saturday’s disruption, it could be a page on Bernie Sanders campaign site addressing his views on racial justice. The pair said that Sanders didn’t pay enough attention to criminal justice reform and racial equality. The song seemed to show support for Bill’s other half, Hillary, when her looming presidential candidacy announcement had yet to become public knowledge. And he said that the U.S. health care system is a global embarrassment. This afternoon, B was a guest on CNN’s “The Newsroom”, where he chatted with host Brooke Baldwin about his support for Sanders, the Black Lives Matter movement, and more.
“Invest in nurses and in doctors and in medicine; not in the profits of insurance companies or drug companies”, said Sanders. Every place. I mean, we have powder kegs all over the country waiting to explode. The event had originally been scheduled at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which can handle about 12,000.
Sanders and O’Malley have joined with labor unions and liberals to oppose the trade deal backed by President Barack Obama but Clinton has declined to take a firm position on the TPP, pointing to her early work on the pact.
Mara Jacqueline Willaford, left, holds her fist overhead as Democratic presidential candidate Sen.
OSO: Black Lives Matter is a decentralized movement, so we take opportunity at key intervention points as they arrive.
“I was going to tell Bernie how racist this city is – with all of its progressives – but you’ve already done that for me”, one of the female protestors can be heard yelling in the video before accusing the crowd of being “white supremacists”.