Videos of #BlackLivesMatter Protests Today at Netroots

Jul 18, 2015
8:28 PM

What follows are several videos about the #BlackLivesMatter protest that happened today at Netroots, when Democratic presidential candidates Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders spoke at the event, moderated by Jose Antonio Vargas (@joseiswriting).

Here is a five-minute clip, posted by The Benjamin Dixon Show, during O’Malley’s appearance. It is this video where O’Malley said the following, “Black lives matter, white lives matter, all lives matter.” Those comments were slammed by many in the audience.

This is what MSNBC’s Kystal Ball tweeted about the conversation she had with O’Malley after his appearance:

O’Malley himself tweeted this after the protest:

Then his Twitter account shared this @TwibNation video, where O’Malley appeared on YouTube to discuss the issue:

He also appeared on Blue Nation Review:

BNR Exclusive: Martin O'Malley Talks Race and Law Enforcement …

BNR EXCLUSIVE: Martin O'Malley sat down with Goldie Taylor moments after #BlackLivesMatter activists stormed the stage and took the mic during his Netroots Nation panel. Hear his take on race and law enforcement here! #nn15

Posted by Blue Nation Review on Saturday, July 18, 2015

BNR also spoke with Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors about the protest.

BNR EXCLUSIVE: #BlackLivesMatter and the 2016 Election

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has some tough love for the Democratic presidential candidates: "Your progressive is not enough. We need MORE." #BlackLivesMatter

Posted by Blue Nation Review on Saturday, July 18, 2015


The following video is a longer clip, which shows when the protest begins.

Here is the clip with Sanders, also posted by Dixon. Sanders appeared after O’Malley.

Later in the day, Vargas shared this on Facebook:

A few thoughts about the presidential town hall at Netroots Nation, where Define American staff was invited. I was asked…

Posted by Jose Antonio Vargas on Saturday, July 18, 2015