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A Channel Nine reporter who felt the the brunt of angry US protesters while reporting on riots in Los Angeles over the death of George Floyd has come under more fire from Aboriginal activists back home. 

The network's US correspondent Alexis Daish and her cameraman were in West on Saturday afternoon local time filming the protests for Sunday morning's edition of Weekend Today.

Protests and riots have erupted across the US since George Floyd, 46, died in Minneapolis on Monday after a white cop pressed his knee against Mr Floyd's neck for eight minutes.

The young blonde reporter interviewed protesters throughout the morning, some of whom were angered by her questioning.

Her interviewing also sparked backlash from Aboriginal activists including rapper Adam Briggs, who took to social media to vent their outrage.

Channel Nine US correspondent Alexis Daish (pictured interviewing a protester) has come under widespread backlash for her reporting of the riots in Los Angeles

Channel Nine US correspondent Alexis Daish (pictured interviewing a protester) has come under widespread backlash for her reporting of the riots in Los Angeles

'This country was built on violence,' one American protester said in response to a question asked by Ms Daish.

'I'm not going to give you a history lesson. If you don't know, then that's the problem.'

Ms Daish later ended the interview by thanking the man for his time to vent about police brutality.

'I really appreciate you giving your perspective because people in Australia doesn't have the understanding of the history of police killings here,' she signed off.

Aboriginal activist and rapper Adam Briggs accused her of being 'ignorant' by claiming Australians didn't have the 'understanding of the history of police killings'.  

'How embarrassing. 'People in Australia doesn't have the understanding of the history of police killings here'. No; WE definitely do understand. We also have our own history of killings at the hands of police. What ignorance,' Briggs tweeted.

Rapper Adam Briggs (pictured with his partner at 2019 APRA Music Awards) was quick to express his outrage over Ms Daish's reporting

Rapper Adam Briggs (pictured with his partner at 2019 APRA Music Awards) was quick to express his outrage over Ms Daish's reporting

Briggs later commented: 'If Lexi had a better understanding of the history of her own country she might've been able to draw some parallels and empathize somewhat with the protester she was interviewing. But Australia doesn't do that. Apologies to all my First Nations, Black & Brown people stateside. 

It also sparked a furious reaction from Australian actress, writer and comedian Nakkiah Lui, who's also of indigenous background.

'This is disgusting & embarrassing. Has Lexi been pulled from work experience during her college break because her dad spoke to one his mates & thought she should try some 'real' journalism? The way she spoke down to & couldn't intellectually engage with the protester is shameful,' she tweeted.

Indigenous feminist and unionist Celeste Liddle issued a public apology on behalf of Australia.

'Dear Native Americans and Black Americans, I am sorry for the ignorant Australian press who fronts up to your rallies not knowing a thing about their own country's history so they can feign superiority. Solidarity,' she tweeted.

Aboriginal actress, writer and comedian Nakkiah Lui also made her feelings known

Aboriginal actress, writer and comedian Nakkiah Lui also made her feelings known

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