WATCH: NYC Protester “Our ancestors built this land…. If I want to burn it, I will”

A NYC protester caused controversy with some provocative remarks caught on film.

NYC Protester:

Our ancestors built this land. And if I want to protest on it, I will.

If I want to burn it, I will. And last thing, if I want to burn this motherf*cker to the ground, I will.

And I just want to emphasize that this is a peaceful protest.

I will not condone … I will not condone any of ya’ll hitting police officers and burning stuff. Please do not tarnish our name. This is a peaceful protest.

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