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Black Leadership Group Takes CNN’s Don Lemon to the Woodshed Over ‘White Men’ Comment

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A black leadership network, Project 21, released a statement on Thursday asking CNN President Jeff Zucker to deal with anchor Don Lemon’s recent racist comments about white men being the “biggest terror threat” in America.

The statement was penned by Project 21 co-chairs Stacy Washington, Horace Cooper, and Bishop Council Nedd II.

Within a space of five seconds, CNN’s Don Lemon went from saying we shouldn’t demonize people to broadly labeling white men as our nation’s ‘biggest terror threat.’ That’s not responsible journalism. This cannot stand. CNN President Jeff Zucker recently called out the White House for its criticism of the media, saying President Trump doesn’t comprehend the importance of the words he uses. It’s time for Zucker to put his own house in order – starting with explaining how Don Lemon’s outrageous statement can stand in light of Zucker’s call for civility.

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Project 21 is a 25-year-old black leadership network sponsored by the National Center for Public Policy Research, a “free-market, independent conservative think-tank.”

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“So we have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them,” Lemon said on Monday during an appearance on “Chris Cuomo Primetime.”

“There is no travel ban on them. There is no ban on… they had the Muslim ban, there is no white guy ban. What do we do about that?” Lemon continued.

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson also slammed Lemon for his egregious comments during an appearance he made on “Fox & Friends.”

“You know, we have a history of dividing people into different segments and that has caused a lot of problems in the past,” said Carson. “And we’ve paid big prices for that. But let’s don’t (sic) sweep it under the rug. Let’s acknowledge it, but let’s learn from it and move in a positive direction, not a negative direction.”

Rather than learning from his mistakes and admitting that he was wrong for what he said, Lemon has decided to double down on his comments, citing some stats about murders being committed by far-right extremists to support his opinion.

Source: Daily Caller

 

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WATCH: Shock Video Shows Antifa Protesters Violently Attack Men With A Hammer In Portland

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They are bad people, there’s no other way to put it. Like Gotham’s Joker, Antifa radicals simply want to watch America burn. Check out this vicious attack in Portland on Saturday… WATCH: 🚨 BREAKING 🚨 Antifa has major CLASH with Proud Boys on Portland bridge in traffic A serious assault took place on PB’s after they busted the door of the bus, they also threw a metal hammer at them. I also got pepper sprayed in the face with many others. Sorry for language https://twitter.com/ElijahSchaffer/status/1162830760815947776?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1162830760815947776&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-antifa-is-already-attacking-journalists-in-portland-protest%2F https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1162817089058459649?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1162817089058459649&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.weaselzippers.us%2F Check out what happened to a Marine for having the audacity to wear a t-shirt with Old Glory on it… [email protected] reporter @Julio_Rosas11 is confronted for wearing a shirt with an American flag on the sleeve. A protester is extremely offended. https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1162785122417950720?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1162785122417950720&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-antifa-is-already-attacking-journalists-in-portland-protest%2F WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=af1_zZyP6SQ From Fox News: Authorities said at least 13 people were arrested but did not immediately release further details. Earlier in the day, police tweeted images of weapons it had seized from multiple groups, including bear spray, shields and metal and wooden poles. Police said one injured person was taken to a local hospital, but no further information about the victim was released. Four others had been evaluated by Portland fire medics. All the injuries were considered to be minor. Another individual was treated for a medical condition unrelated to the demonstrations, Jones said. At approximately 1:40 pm, law enforcement officers came upon an injured individual at SW Harvey Milk and SW Naito. They, along with @PDXFire medics, rendered assistance. The individual was transported to an area hospital. No further information at this time. #ppbalert https://twitter.com/PortlandPolice/status/1162844787369635840?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fus%2Fportland-protests-civil-disturbance-antifa-proud-boys-demonstrations-trump More from Portland: Independent journalist @Muffinpan503 was attacked & pepper sprayed. A woman tries to calm the angry shirtless man following him but is told to mind her own business as a white person. https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1162793066022858752?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1162793066022858752&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fbreaking-antifa-is-already-attacking-journalists-in-portland-protest%2F…

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Over 60 People Killed & 180 Injured In Bomb Attack — Developing…

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This is absolutely devastating. Over 60 people are dead. Over 180 more are injured upon first reports. A terror attack at a wedding because nothing is sacred anymore. Here’s the deal… BREAKING: 63+ killed, 182+ injured in terror attack on wedding The terrorist used a bomb, not a gun https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1162935183915376641 More from BBC: A bomb has exploded in a wedding hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 63 people and wounding more than 180. Witnesses told the BBC a suicide bomber detonated explosives during a wedding ceremony. The explosion happened at around 22:40 local time (18.10 GMT) in an area in the west of the city mostly populated by Shia Muslims. The Taliban has denied it was behind the attack. Stay tuned for more as this is a breaking news story…

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