Black Lives Matter activists crash Clinton event to accuse her of 'throwing the Black community under the bus'

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Black Lives Matter Activists Interrupt Clinton

Two Black Lives Matter activists interrupted a Hillary Clinton campaign event Wednesday night to criticize the candidate for what they called an inconsistent record on criminal justice and race.

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"Hillary Clinton has a pattern of throwing the Black community under the bus when it serves her politically," activist Ashley Williams said shortly before the event in South Carolina, according to the Huffington Post. "She called our boys 'super-predators' in '96, then she race-baited when running against Obama in '08, now she's a lifelong civil rights activist. I just want to know which Hillary is running for President, the one from '96, '08, or the new Hillary?"

The small event was held at a private residence in Charleston, S.C., which Williams told the Huffington Post she and a fellow activist had paid $500 to attend.

See images captured at the Charleston event:

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CHARLESTON, SC - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits a South Carolina Strong non profit facility for former felons in North Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday February 24, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CHARLESTON, SC - FEBRUARY 24: Democratic Presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clintongreets supporters after visiting the International Longshoremen's Association Local 1422 February 24, 2016 in North Charleston, ahead of the South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary on February 27. Last Saturday, the South Carolina GOP Presidential Primary shattered records with 137,092 more votes cast than in any previous primary. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - FEBRUARY 24: Democratic Presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slips as she walks up the stairs into the non-profit SC Strong, a 2 year residential facility that helps former felons, substance abusers, and homeless move into self-sufficiency February 24, 2016 in North Charleston. The South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary is held on February 27. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
CHARLESTON, SC - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits a South Carolina Strong non profit facility for former felons in North Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday February 24, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CHARLESTON, SC - FEBRUARY 24: Democratic Presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clintongreets supporters after visiting the International Longshoremen's Association Local 1422 February 24, 2016 in North Charleston, ahead of the South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary on February 27. Last Saturday, the South Carolina GOP Presidential Primary shattered records with 137,092 more votes cast than in any previous primary. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
CHARLESTON, SC - FEBRUARY 24: Democratic Presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits the International Longshoremen's Association Local 1422 February 24, 2016 in North Charleston, ahead of the South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary on February 27. Last Saturday, the South Carolina GOP Presidential Primary shattered records with 137,092 more votes cast than in any previous primary. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - FEBRUARY 24: Democratic Presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits the non-profit SC Strong, a 2 year residential facility that helps former felons, substance abusers, and homeless move into self-sufficiency February 24, 2016 in North Charleston. The South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary is held on February 27. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
CHARLESTON, SC - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits a South Carolina Strong non profit facility for former felons in North Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday February 24, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CHARLESTON, SC - FEBRUARY 24: Democratic Presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clintongreets supporters after visiting the International Longshoremen's Association Local 1422 February 24, 2016 in North Charleston, ahead of the South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary on February 27. Last Saturday, the South Carolina GOP Presidential Primary shattered records with 137,092 more votes cast than in any previous primary. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
CHARLESTON, SC - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits a South Carolina Strong non profit facility for former felons in North Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday February 24, 2016. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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In video of the event, Williams can be seen holding a sign that reads "we have to bring them to heel," a quote from Clinton that was made about at-risk youth in 1996. She confronted Clinton and asked her to apologize for calling black youths "super-predators."

The question was a reference to a speech Clinton gave in the 1990s in which she spoke out in favor of tougher crime legislation.

"They are often the kinds of kids that are called 'super-predators'. No conscience, no empathy. We can talk about why they ended up that way, but first we have to bring them to heel," Clinton said in that address.

"If you give me a chance to talk, I'll come to your side," Clinton said in her response. Another attendee at the event accused the protester of being rude.

Both Clinton and her rival Sen. Bernie Sanders have been actively courting black leaders in recent weeks ahead of the South Carolina primary this Saturday, where garnering black vote is especially crucial to securing a win.

Check out some of the prominent mothers who've lost sons to gun violence who back Clinton:

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Black Lives Matter activists crash Clinton event to accuse her of 'throwing the Black community under the bus'
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, right, holds hands with Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, as she reacts to Fulton's statement during a rally at the Central Baptist Church in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Clinton spoke and then heard from mothers of victims of gun violence. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is applauded during a campaign event at the Central Baptist Church in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, with mothers of victims of gun violence from left Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis, Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre Hamilton, Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, Clinton, and former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Lucia McBath, left, mother of Jordan Davis, and Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre Hamilton, react as Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, talks about her son next to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a rally at the Central Baptist Church in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, with mothers of victims of gun violence. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally at the Central Baptist Church in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, with mothers of victims of gun violence from left Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis, Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre Hamilton, Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, left, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords with her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, and Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sandra Bland. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
SUMTER, SC - FEBRUARY 22: Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, whose son was killed due to gun violence, poses for photos with audience members following a Hillary Clinton for South Carolina 'Breaking Down Barriers' forumon February 22, 2016 at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Sumter, South Carolina. Five mothers whose sons were killed from gun violence and police incidents participated in forums in three cities across South Carolina to share their stories, ahead of the Democratic Presidential Primary this Saturday. The participants were Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sandra Bland; Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre Hamilton; and Lucy McBath, mother of Jordan Davis. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
SUMTER, SC - FEBRUARY 22: Hillary Clinton campaign staff members confer before a 'Breaking Down Barriers' forum at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Sumter, SC on February 22, 2016. Five mothers whose sons were killed from gun violence and police incidents participated in forums in three cities across South Carolina to share their stories, ahead of the Democratic Presidential Primary this Saturday. The participants were Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sandra Bland; Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; Maria Hamilton, mother of Dontre Hamilton; and Lucy McBath, mother of Jordan Davis. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
COLUMBIA, SC - FEBRUARY 23: U.S. presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton listens as Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, speaks at the Central Baptist Church February 23, 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina. The South Carolina Democratic primary is February 27. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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