‘All black lives matter’: Don Lemon spars with Terry Crews on inner-city violence

‘All black lives matter’: Don Lemon spars with Terry Crews on inner-city violence
Don Lemon (Image: YouTube screen grab via CNN)

[Ed. – Black people holding other black people accountable is simply too hard. Next topic.]

CNN host Don Lemon clashed with actor and activist Terry Crews over his opinion that Black Lives Matter doesn’t care about all black lives.

During an interview on Monday, Crews defended his position that he feels the Black Lives Matter movement has become silent on pressing issues that affect black people, including inner-city violence, which Lemon characterized as comparing apples to oranges.

“Black people need to hold other black people accountable,” Crews said. “If anything is going to change, we ourselves, we need to look at our own communities and look at each other and say this thing cannot go down.”

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Crews insisted that recent shootings in Chicago, where 87 people were shot and 17 people were killed over the Fourth of July weekend, are ignored by some Black Lives Matter activists. “All black lives matter,” Crews said.

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