NBC News’ Jo Ling Kent Hit By Firework As Seattle Protest Gets Chaotic | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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What was a peaceful protest in Seattle turned violent as police moved in on demonstrators rallying in the wake of George Floyd's fatal arrest. Aired on 6/1/2020.
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NBC News' Jo Ling Kent Hit By Firework As Seattle Protest Gets Chaotic | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

77 Comments on "NBC News’ Jo Ling Kent Hit By Firework As Seattle Protest Gets Chaotic | The 11th Hour | MSNBC"

  1. inthedesert2008 | June 2, 2020 at 2:25 AM | Reply

    America has gone nuts

    • Those r liberals of ur blue state under governance of ur democratic mayors and governors, they let ur fcking police stood there n watch looters destroyed those buisnesses, arson, flipping over cars. Democrats defended those actions as people who wanted justice and reform apparently u dumb morons dont know where to draw the line, because u think ur own mayors r really doing a good job because they’re Democrats and Republicans are evil

    • Thank Soros!

    • Thanks to these reporter morons,,,

    • 1996freddie | June 2, 2020 at 6:05 PM | Reply

      @Saint seer those Trump voting protesters carrying guns were whinging about lack of freedom – where are they now? Obeying the curfews no doubt being obedient little citizens haha

    • It'sAysha Roblox | June 2, 2020 at 7:03 PM | Reply

      fr i used to like america then all this happen i never experience hate even tho im black everyone is so nice

  2. The Day Family | June 2, 2020 at 2:26 AM | Reply

    “All they have are fireworks to fire back”

    If you could just put on mask, that would sum 2020 up for me I think.

  3. Mason Stanford | June 2, 2020 at 2:27 AM | Reply

    She was grazed by a malfunctioning tear gas canister, she actually got extremely lucky

  4. This seems more intense than I thought☹️

  5. Wow!!! that looks so Dangerous be careful out there Guys… I hope all of you get home Safe to your family’s…

  6. Paul Gallagher | June 2, 2020 at 2:32 AM | Reply

    Not fireworks. Police hit her with tear gas

    • Thomas Müller | June 2, 2020 at 6:34 AM | Reply

      Jesus went over the water, TRUMP over the blood of the Americans. Jesus shared the bread, Trump says MAGA. Jesus brought an idea of ​​love and justice. Trump brings hatred, violence and dominance like a dictator or a devil.

    • Russian Bot | June 2, 2020 at 6:41 AM | Reply

      Stop lying

    • Paul, yes, the POLICE hit her with a tear gas canister.
      You can see that clearly if you run the video at .25X.
      However, there was also fireworks.
      Again, running at .25X speed, at around 0.31, you can see, way in the background, a guy dressed in a black hoodie, light a fireworks stick. It flames up, produces a plums of smoke, then at around 0.32-0.33, you can see the fireworks explode, in the background, in what starts off as a “Fish” pop and appears to end up in multiple “spider” pops.
      That one is fireworks.
      Along with that, and what I think causes the confusion here, at that same time, close to the fireworks, just as the fireworks completes, you can also see a tear gas canister fly into that area, more to our right (guy’s left) and explodes.
      The flash from that is much less dramatic than the fireworks was.

      Really though, all that is just a MOOT point!
      This is all about Police nullifying a citizen’s CONSTITUTIONAL right to peaceful protest.
      WHICH THIS WAS until the cops started their attack.
      And I fear this is NOT going to stop until they cops learn that
      are not going to take their racism and bigotry anymore.

    • Ash Roskell | June 2, 2020 at 7:54 AM | Reply

      Blondie SL : Yes, but what worries me is that he’s actually going to break up the union at this rate?

    • @Ash Roskell well then break him?…. as someone from the eu I’d never allow my country to be let by such a incompetent bigot.. rally & protest till the corrupt orange hairpiece is gone

  7. That is not a firework. That s a tear gas bomb.

  8. WE REMEMBER June 16,1944
    George Stinney Jr. was the youngest person to be sentenced to death in the 20th century in the United States.
    He was only 14 years old when he was executed in an electric chair.
    During his trial, even on the day of his execution, he always carried a bible in his hands, claiming to be innocent.
    He was accused of killing two white girls, 11-Year-old Betty, and Mary of 7, the bodies were found near the house where the teenager resided with his parents.
    At that time, all members of the jury were white. The trial lasted only 2 hours, and the sentence was dictated 10 minutes later.
    The Boy’s parents were threatened and prevented from being present in the courtroom, and subsequently expelled from that city.
    Before the execution, George spent 81 days in prison without being able to see his parents.
    He was held in solitary, 80 miles from his city. He was alone without the presence of his parents or a lawyer.
    He was electrocuted with 5,380 volts in his head, imagine all that voltage in a teenager’s head.
    70 years later, his innocence was finally proven by a judge in South Carolina. The boy was innocent, someone set it up to blame him for being black.

    • Legal Fiction Natural Fact | June 2, 2020 at 8:55 AM | Reply

      Todd wood, you get her point.

    • Johnny Pitman | June 2, 2020 at 2:48 PM | Reply

      Iam sure Ted buddy had a Bible too

    • Enrique Ordaz | June 2, 2020 at 3:09 PM | Reply

      And they claim blacks are owed nothing.

    • This is why I’ll never forget what my people have gone through in this country. Never! Stop letting this racists tell us to forget our history cause “it happen so long ago” or “don’t blame me for what happen centuries ago” These racists love telling us to forget what they did to us! Don’t listen!! Study your own history and not theirs!!Go all the way back to 1619! Read, Study, and understand our own history my people! I beg of you✊✊✊✊

    • He is being avenged now

  9. I didn’t hear about this earlier, its literally a street away from my house and I heard it booms. I see some of my classmates, and neighbors.

  10. The Overlander | June 2, 2020 at 2:48 AM | Reply

    I believe that was a tear gas canister that failed to deploy not a firecracker

    • Ash Roskell | June 2, 2020 at 5:55 AM | Reply

      The Overlander : Sorry to be repetitive, but it’s WORTH repeating, I think? Your, “government,” WANTS this Civil Strife. Don’t ask me why? Putin probably knows? But, did you HEAR Bill Barr, a couple of days ago? Pouring on the gas? “A leftist, Democrat plot!” That was ALL HE HAD! . . . Oh, and the threats. That was it! They WANT this . . .

    • it happened a couple times, I think they do that to make their presence known before it starts dispensing CS gas. But also it should be noted a large group of people makes a enticing target to people who want to commit crimes. Kinda why schools ,theaters and sometimes stores are attacked by shooters.

    • The Overlander | June 2, 2020 at 12:00 PM | Reply

      @Johl’s *looters

    • It was a roman candle

    • Sarah Crawsby | June 2, 2020 at 12:36 PM | Reply

      @Ash Roskell I live in Seattle and its antifa organizations causing riots. They are even shipping them from Seattle and Portland to other states. They are white leftist.

  11. Moderatesntfoun | June 2, 2020 at 2:58 AM | Reply

    There were two tear gas cans lauched from what can be seen, one went above and past- the other seemingly malfunctioned richochet hit her. It looks like tear gas cans and came from where everyone was running from.

    • itsallfree a | June 2, 2020 at 7:48 AM | Reply

      @littleportrait you’re obviously not talking about Soros. Do you know who he is?

    • Looks like it ricocheted off another member of her crew (camera person) or maybe the fence.

    • Don’t mind @littleportrait , they’re an unenlightened ignorant troll trying to … well, troll. If you happen by such unfortunate souls remember not to feed them, thier opinions are distilled from a failed k-12 anyways … just move along.

    • littleportrait | June 2, 2020 at 4:51 PM | Reply


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  12. CHALK 4 CHANGE | June 2, 2020 at 3:02 AM | Reply

    welcome to the land of the free … just because you say it does not mean it is real!!!

  13. Luke Jintao Wang | June 2, 2020 at 3:26 AM | Reply

    0:45 slow it down to quarter speed. You can see it is a gas canister that exploded.

    • RagazzaIrlandese | June 2, 2020 at 4:35 AM | Reply

      HOLY CRAP. You’re completely correct.

      You CAN see the canister clear in that segment.
      I played it back a few times to try and see from which direction it came.
      Right where she starts to say, “advancing” you can see a canister fly over the top of the tree well behind her. It came from OVER the fence with the cops on the other side!
      The canister that exploded right beside her also came from the direction of where the police are.

      So much for the RIGHT TO PEACEFUL PROTEST, which is what this was at this time.
      This is ALL CAUSED by TRUMP’S trying to act touch and empowering the morons who are still on the police forces. It’s too bad that the “good police” don’t have the power to just stop their BAD colleagues.

  14. Ron Keating | June 2, 2020 at 3:33 AM | Reply

    It wasn’t fire works … it was tear gas if you watch it again.

  15. Scott Glancy | June 2, 2020 at 3:40 AM | Reply

    You can see the tear gas grenade bounce on the ground to the right of her before it detonates.

    • Yup, as suggested, slow it down to .25 to see it.

    • Tracy Walker | June 2, 2020 at 5:56 AM | Reply

      Scott Glancy I’m from Australia, could you let me know what BLM stand s for, please forgive my ignorance 👍🏻

    • @Tracy Walker It stands for Black Lives Matter. That’s the name of the whole movement, and it’s okay that you didn’t know since you don’t live in the states 😊

    • Tracy Walker | June 2, 2020 at 6:07 AM | Reply

      JustKhady thank you, I clicked just after I sent the message. I’ve mean following your politics since trump was put in. My opinion is vote him out in November he is a waste of space. Majority of Australians agree on that . Be safe and RIP George Floyd

    • Eric Pedersen | June 2, 2020 at 12:26 PM | Reply

      It’s a 37mm smoke grenade.

  16. Double Entendre Infinite | June 2, 2020 at 4:02 AM | Reply

    That wasn’t fireworks that was tear gas from the cops. Look closer.

  17. This looks like a nice start for a found footage film!

  18. Thats a solid canister that exploded and malfunctioned then starts to release gas. Its not a firework its tear gas.

  19. Jeff Altenburg | June 2, 2020 at 8:24 AM | Reply

    I also want to add I was right there on the other side of the fence for a long time at that spot and no one was doing any looting or property destruction of any kind, very very peaceful. SPD didn’t have any reason for this. just wanted to get people out. Most of these people running regrouped, continued to peacefully march and protest for many hours.

  20. Summer's mirage | June 2, 2020 at 11:43 AM | Reply

    Well,at least we know that freedom smells like tear gas…

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