Black Lives Matter Organizers Force Bernie Sanders Off The Stage (VIDEO)

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Democratic presidential candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was forced off the stage at a campaign event in Seattle on Saturday when organizers with the Black Lives Matter movement took over the microphone.

Sanders thanked Seattle for being “one of the most progressive cities in the United States of America” before the protestors stormed the stage. Marissa Janae Johnson and Mara Jacqeline Willaford, co-founders of Seattle’s Black Lives Matter chapter, demanded a turn at the mic, which an event organizer agreed to give them, according to a CNN report.

“Now that you’ve covered yourself in your white supremacist liberalism, I will formally welcome Bernie Sanders to Seattle,” Johnson told the crowd, according to CNN.

Sanders left the event after the protestors reportedly spoke for about 20 minutes, according to a CBS report

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  1. Not a very wise choice of target.

  2. Not the way to do this nor the person to do it to. Why not storm Trump, Cruz, Walker. I believe that Bernie would be a receptive ear to their views as he understands and has fought for most of the things that the BLM movement is about. Alas, there are radicals in every movement.

  3. Avatar for ajm ajm says:

    This coverage gives no indication whatsoever of what the nature of their complaint may have been.

    They talked for twenty minutes? What did they say?

    My guess is that they are wrong about Bernie who is not my preferred candidate but I would like to hear what they see as a problem.

  4. I believe these BLM reps are false flag plants by the GOP / Koch to try to discredit Sanders. I doubt they really represent the BLM. This can also discredit BLM. I have reservations about this BLM activism being authentic. As others have commented in articles before this one, otherwise BLM would be targeting the real evils: Dubya II, and the other 16 clown car riders and liars. Those are the legitimate targets. This is why I believe the BLM here is a contrived move by Kochs and GOP.

  5. I think it is strange that they have now twice done this to Bernie (once for O’Malley)…

    Yet not once at a Hillary event…

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