Protesters at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Thursday interrupted a moment of silence for fallen police officers.
While Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez attempted to lead the arena in a time of reflection on the lives of slain police officers — including those in her own city — some in the arena began to shout “Black Lives Matter!”
Several democrats just interrupted the moment of silence for fallen police officers. Moment of silence stopped. Wow. #DemsInPhilly— Ali A. Akbar (@ali) July 29, 2016
who was the creep who yelled out during the police officer moment of silence? b gone #DemsinPhilly— Heidi Przybyla (@HeidiPrzybyla) July 29, 2016
After moment of silence for fallen police officers, scattered chants of "Black Lives Matter." Some waving them off: pic.twitter.com/fou6yXdAQB— Brad Mielke (@TheBradMielke) July 29, 2016
Earlier this week, the DNC featured the "Mothers of the Movement" — nine black women who lost their unarmed children in officer-involved shootings or due to gun violence.
Watch the Thursday interruption:
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