O’Malley Refuses to Say if Black Lives Matter or All Lives Matter

‘As a nation we have undervalued the lives of black lives people of color’

COOPER: “Governor O’Malley, the question from Arthur was do black lives matter, or do all lives matter?”

O’MALLEY: “Anderson, the point that the Black Lives Matter movement is making is a very, very legitimate and serious point, and that is that as a nation we have undervalued the lives of black lives, people of color. When I ran for Mayor of Baltimore — and we had — we were burying over 350 young men ever single year, mostly young, and poor, and black, and I said to our legislature, at the time when I appeared in front of them as a mayor, that if we were burying white, young, poor men in these number we would be marching in the streets and there would be a different reaction. Black lives matter, and we have a lot of work to do to reform our criminal justice system, and to address race relations in our country.”

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