Don Lemon echoed some of the sentiments of Bill Reilly’s presumed racist rant this week on CNN. But shockingly, Don Lemon took it a step further by offering some tough love to the black community. It’s nothing new, really; we’ve seen and heard this type of talk before within the black community. Oddly, however, views expressed by Don Lemon has been often met with push-back. And sadly, the reason it has more to do with the messenger being black, more so than the message. I don’t know, but I suppose that somewhere in the “Negro Handbook” there’s a written rule that explicitly states that black folks aren’t supposed to speak ill, or dare hold anyone in the black community accountable for certain behaviors. I’m not sure if this rule exists; but hey, responsibility politics bandied about by someone black
other than President Barack Obama isn’t well received by some.
Speaking of which, watch the following before continuing:
That said, check out Don Lemon’s diatribe below: