Killer Mike Calls Out Hillary Clinton’s Record on Race
Killer Mike has been hitting the road hard with potential presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. In his latest stop with the Vermont senator in South Carolina, the Run The Jewels member gave another fiery speech in support of Sanders, this time attacking his democratic nemesis Hillary Clinton's record on race.
Addressing a recent encounter Clinton had with BlackLivesMatter supporters, where the Secretary of State told the group she would talk to them later after they called her to task about some comments she made years back about race, Mike had this to say. “I’m gonna tell you, the proof is in the pudding every time,” Killer Mike said from behind the podium. “If I could find a picture of you from 51 years ago chained to a Black woman, protesting segregation, and I know 51 years later you’re willing to fold your arms, hold your head, and listen to two Black girls yell and scream, rightfully so, as opposed to someone who will tell you to ‘shut up’ after they read your own words, as opposed to someone who will tell you ‘later’ when it comes to your children dying in the streets, I know that the only person that I have the conscience to vote for is Bernard Sanders. I know that the only person that my logical beautiful Black mind will allow me to vote for is Senator Bernie Sanders. And I want to tell the other side, I know from going around and shaking hands and hugging these beautiful Black faces of South Carolina, that goddamn firewall got a crack in it.”
Killer Mike hasn't let up Clinton or her policies while he has been on the road with Sanders. Earlier this month he came under criticism for comments he made about the former First Lady that were taken out of context. He later defended himself saying, “So women are bing told not to vote Hillary is sex betrayal and because another progressive woman says something disagreeing I’m sexist?” he questioned. “I would gladly see anyone who can lead this country on behalf of the worker lead. Cynthia McKinney, Elizabeth Warren, Condoleezza Rice. I’m ready. But I don’t and never will hate or think less of woman. Senator Nina Turner is my next great political champ. But I’m sorry, no [Hillary Rodham Clinton] for me.”
Check out the full video from the S.C. rally, above.
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