Bernie Sanders wasn’t the only one who had a run in with #BlackLivesMatter, they went after Hillary too.
Hillary Clinton had a tense run-in with members of Massachusetts chapters of the Black Lives Matter movement earlier this month, a newly released video reveals.
The three activists, who were initially denied entrance to the August 11 campaign event in New Hampshire, discussed race issues at length and at one point accused Clinton of ‘victim blaming’ and claimed that there has always been a ‘white problem of violence’.
Toward the end of the exchange, which focuses on Clinton changing her position on mass incarceration, the atmosphere becomes heated as the presidential candidate rejects her interviewer’s charged accusations.
After insisting that she is committed to do whatever she can on race issues, Clinton challenges the activists to propose specific ideas for policy change.
But activist Julius Jones disagrees with that approach and says: ‘If you don’t tell black people what we need to do, then we won’t tell you all what to do. What I mean to say is, this is and has always been a white problem of violence. there’s not much that we can do to stop the violence against us.’
Clinton knocks him back, saying that if policies don’t change, nothing will – and cut short a response in which Jones accuses her of victim blaming.
Read more: Daily Mail