While campaigning for his wife in Greensboro, North Carolina, Bill Clinton was interrupted by several Black Lives Matter protesters who were chanting “black lives matter,” while holding up a sign.
Protestors at the Monday rally on UNCG’s campus unfurled the banner, started chanting, and were eventually removed from the rally after about a minute and a half.
A UNCG sophomore named Lucia Sedda who participated in the protest said the reason behind the interruption was “to hold Bill Clinton accountable for the crime bill that ties in with the problem of mass incarceration of black and brown people today.”
“We think Hillary, who supported the crime bill, her husband, and has called black people “super predators,” should be held accountable just like any other politician,” Sedda added.
The protest can be seen below:
JOIN THE MOVEMENT to SAVE THE NATIONAL ANTHEM
Please join the thousands of DML readers who have purchased a bumper sticker. CLICK HERE.
If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).
To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.
Sign up to get breaking news alerts from Dennis Michael Lynch.