Mayor Bill De Blasio booed off stage, protesters turn their backs at George Floyd rally

Posted 109 days ago


Mayor Bill de Blasio was shouted down with boos and shouts of “F— you, de Blasio” when he tried to take the podium at a George Floyd protest in Brooklyn on Thursday.

“F— the mayor’s curfew!” some shouted. “Turn your back! Turn your back!” others shouted. Many in the crowd did turn their backs.

The heckling was so intense, the mayor kept his remarks under five minutes, and then was no longer seen on the stage.

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