Cummings: ‘We Cannot Allow Black Men to Continue To Be Slaughtered’

‘As an African American man in this country, 66 years old, moving toward the twilight of my life, we cannot allow black men to continue being slaughtered’

"As an African-American man in this country, 66 years old, moving towards the twilight of my life, we cannot allow black men to continue to be slaughtered. This morning I woke up to my wife literally crying watching the tape of this guy Alton Sterling [in Baton Rouge and then] she looked at the one for Philando Castile in -- near Minneapolis. And I hope you watch them. There is something wrong with this picture. And don't get me wrong, I am all for I've supported police, I am a lawyer and I know how important police are and I know there are so many great folks. But Mr. Director, if you do nothing else in your 2,000 plus days left, I -- you have got to help us get ahold of this issue. It is so painful. I can't even begin to tell you."

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