Hillary Clinton shut down a group of Black Lives Matter protesters during a campaign event in Cleveland on Thursday.
“I will certainly be happy to meet with you later, but I’m going to keep talking,” Clinton said halfway through her speech at Case Western University, in response to several protesters with Black Lives Matter and another group, GetEQUAL.
The activists were chanting the names of black transgender people who have been murdered recently. The disruption came just moments after Clinton said “we do have to stand up and say loudly and clearly ‘black lives matter.’”
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The protesters, who held up signs reading “Hillary: Divest from Private Prisons, Invest in Black Trans Women,” continued chanting for a few minutes after being admonished by Clinton, but stopped soon after.