Black Lives Matter protesters at Jeb Bush rally confronted with ‘All Lives Matter’ chants

Black Lives Matter protesters at Jeb Bush rally confronted with ‘All Lives Matter’ chants
(Image: Reuters, Kevin Lamarque via Daily Beast)

Black Lives Matter demonstrators interrupted a Jeb Bush event in North Las Vegas on Wednesday, putting an end to the Republican presidential candidate’s town hall.

As Bush wrapped up a question and answer session, about a dozen activists entered the community center, raising their fists and chanting, “black lives matter.”

Some Bush backers responded with chants of “All lives matter!” and “White lives matter!”, according to media reports.

The former Florida governor left soon after, shaking hands with supporters as he exited the meeting.

Earlier in the evening, Bush responded to a question about race and the criminal justice and education systems.

“Look, we have serious problems,” Bush answered. “And these problems have gotten worse in the last few years. Communities can no longer trust the basic institutions in our society.”

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