Video: Man Shouting 'Black Lives Matter' Attacked During Donald Trump's Alabama Rally

  • by: Alan Duke

Video shows a black man who began shouting "Black lives matter!" during Donald Trump's speech at a massive rally in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday, November 21, 2015, being shoved and pushed by Trump supporters.

Trump, speaking on Fox & Friends Sunday suggested the heckler had it coming. "Maybe he should have been roughed up," he said. "It was disgusting what he was doing."

This first clip shows the man shouting:

This next clip, tweeted by a CNN's Jeremy Diamond who was at the rally, shows what happened to the man as Trump told his followers "Get him out of here, get him out of here!"

Here's what Diamond reported on CNN.com:

"Several attendees at the rally punched and kicked a protester who tried to disrupt Trump's speech.

"At least a half-dozen attendees shoved and tackled the protester, a black man, to the ground as he refused to leave the event. At least one man punched the protester and a woman kicked him while he was on the ground.

"All of the attendees who were involved in the physical altercation with the protester were white."

Here is video of the full Trump speech.

Lead Stories' scours social nets for trending Donald Trump content. Type Trump in our site search box for a while bunch, or scroll down for the latest top content.


  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

Read more about or contact Alan Duke

About us

International Fact-Checking Organization Meta Third-Party Fact Checker

Lead Stories is a U.S. based fact checking website that is always looking for the latest false, misleading, deceptive or inaccurate stories, videos or images going viral on the internet.
Spotted something? Let us know!.

Lead Stories is a:


Follow us on social media

Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Lead Stories LLC:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Most Read

Most Recent

Share your opinion