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[VIDEO] ‘Stop killing yourself’: Judge Says Black Men Are ‘More Effective’ At Killing Each Other Than…

Judge Wayne Shelton shared his honest opinion about black-on-black crime and some people on social media condemned his words as racist, and there were others who came to his defense.

The Montgomery County Judge, Wayne Shelton was overseeing the preliminary hearing for Vincent Merriweather. While he was addressing the case, Shelton started a rant; he stated that he was “sick and tired” of black men shooting each other.

“I don’t understand it,” Shelton is heard saying in audio which was shared to social media. “I grew up in a time where people wore white robes and they shot at black people. And now we see young black men wearing black hoodies shooting at black men. And doing a much more effective job than the Klan ever thought about doing.”

Instagram user, mysonnenygeneral posted the audio, see below:

He posted this with the video: “Let this Sink in before you comment.. Reposted from @wallo267 – A Tennessee Judge is sparking controversy after saying Black Men Are killing each other better than the Ku Klux Klan. Black men are more dangerous to other black men than white Klansman ever were, Montgomery County Judge Wayne Shelton told a man accused of murder this week. “I grew up in a time where people wore white robes and they shot at black people,” Shelton said. “And now we see young black men wearing black hoodies shooting at black men — and doing much more effective job than the Klan ever thought about doing.”

According to The New York Post, Jimmie Garland, the president of the NAACP, felt that the judge was “on point.”

“He’s telling the young people, ‘Stop killing yourself. Stop doing the job that, back in the early ’30s and ’20s and ’10s, they did wearing robes and wearing pointed caps. You don’t have to do that,’” Garland told WSMV.

Shelton said he didn’t mean for his comments to come off as being racists. According to Leaf-Chronicle; although he “might look like the whitest man in the room,” he isn’t. He continued that his great-great-great-grandfather was a free man of color in the 1860s.

Source: thehollywoodunlocked.com, Instagram

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