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Which -- very segments 'cause get right to the purveyor Bernard Goldberg -- common joins us now from North Carolina and the media controversy Bernie seems to be focused.
On a witness for the prosecution name racial Jeanne tell.
Should talk with Tehran Martin shortly before the confrontation.
Describing this person is what made you think it was a racial yes and that's because you described him.
As a creepy ass -- So it was racial.
But it was because -- when Martin put the race in this.
-- only -- original comment.
-- You don't think that creepy ass -- her it's a racial content.
-- after that Al Sharpton said this.
He attacks that I have heard on Rachel -- Have been nothing short of offensive.
To any American.
That wants to see young people teenagers.
People that -- minds do the right thing and come forward.
Sharpton does he have a point.
Well you know races the thing that never it's it's the one that never quite seems to heal in America and I think that's partially at least because people like Al Sharpton.
Keep poking at it.
When he talks about attacks.
On -- -- Rachel -- tell he's not just talking about a -- kind of attack he's talking about a racial attack.
What Al Sharpton considers an attack others might consider legitimate questions for instance.
Is it okay to question her credibility or is not a racial attack is it okay to question her attitude.
On the witness stand or is that proof that white people don't understand black people.
Is it okay.
To wonder how she could not think that creepy ass cracker is a racial slur or did she get a pass simply because.
She's a black person.
These things are all troubling to me and and as I say it the races this rule that never quite seems to -- And I don't wanna hear lectures.
From somebody like Al Sharpton who has done more to divide Americans based on race and just about anybody else on T big.
All right Jamie -- and -- and that's not that's not to say that in the nation up 310 million people.
There aren't some racist who don't like Rachel -- tell because she's black.
All right let they I think that number is insignificant.
I mean I think you have doing -- a witness on the stand who makes a controversial statement that she -- and believe that.
Description was races you got to question it.
Now Jamie fox the actor he wears a job.
Achieve on Martin T shirt or -- to the BET awards.
Again this is promulgating the racial aspect of the story that a -- gets acquitted somehow.
It's an injustice.
And and I think that's what's driving and the national media covering the.
Story correct I -- I completely agree there are some people who say that race that's something that's there were something to do with this.
The wall to wall coverage on cable TV.
I don't agree with that it doesn't have something to do with that it has everything to do with that if this -- -- black on black crime.
This -- can get three seconds.
On national TV let alone three weeks or three months or whatever it turns out today.
But this is the great American drama here you have a victim who's a black teenager who was unarmed.
And here you have the shooter who is.
First perceived as -- he's actually a light skinned Hispanic but close enough so you have this great American drama.
Where where liberals in the media think it's still 1965.
It's a black man ever gonna get justice is a white man gonna get away with murder again.
This is this is how the story is being portrayed in part.
Okay but in the the African American community.
There are many people who believe that justice is stacked against.
And so they buy into the narrative.
That you just describe.
Because all of the history of this country.
And it's just like OJ Simpson I mean you saw a lot of African Americans even though the -- -- is overwhelming against the man when he was acquitted they were happy.
And so I never I don't think you're ever gonna get away from them.
And even last -- you know we have an ugly racial history but it is not 1965.
And I understand why black people may be you may still think that way because of what they've gone through in this country.
But white -- -- into this aren't doing anybody.
Any good it it it just.
We've made a lot of progress since 1965.
And I think we have to realize that it's not then it's 2013 we're not the same country we used to be.
This far less racism then they're used to being and we have to acknowledge that -- -- thanks very much is always going come right back.
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