MSNBC’s Eddie Glaude Unloads on Mitch McConnell: Was Tamir Rice Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

‘When Senator McConnell said that in this country, you are innocent before you are proven guilty or assumed to be guilty, in the African-American community, that is not necessarily the truth’

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GLAUDE: "Absolutely. I think it's demonstrably true, and that is what we have to think of is think of Tamir Rice, and invoke the Central Park Five and what happened in South Carolina when the police officer shot the man who was just simply retrieving his wallet and compare that to the police, to the man who just killed, and shot police officers and killed police officers the other day in Florence, South Carolina, and he was peacefully walked out. It is clear. When Senator McConnell said that in this country, you are innocent before you are proven guilty or assumed to be guilty, and in the African-American communities, that is not necessarily the truth. It does not bear itself out in at a least not in terms of common sense, and let me say this, Craig, going back to the process, I just wanted to shift back to the question you asked my dear friend, Elise. There is objective truth about whether or not the process is fair. 

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