The Rev. Al Sharpton came under fire for his Nation Action Network-led “Millions March” protest Saturday in Washington, D.C. due to internal turmoil, arguments over the VIP section and threats to have protesters arrested.
In addition to the “VIP Section,” organizers and protesters battled with Sharpton over the microphone on stage.
Protesters who say they were on the ground in Ferguson, Mo., stormed the stage at the “National March Against Police Violence,” and took the microphone from National Action Network members, according to WeaselZippers.
Social media users at the event were swift to post their thoughts about the entire “Millions March” in DC, which was coordinated with similar events held Saturday in New York, San Francisco, Oakland and other cities.
When protesters refused to leave the stage and demanded to speak to the crowd, members of NAN allegedly threatened to have them arrested, according to observers at the march. Some of them shared their thoughts about the episode. Take a look: