In an interview with Bloomberg, filmmaker and newly-minted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Ice Cube said Hillary Clinton’s “superpredators” comments in 1996 helped “justify” the police brutality that gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.
“To call your own citizens ‘superpredators’ is pretty harsh and a pretty big indictment,” Ice Cube said. “It’s really not solving the problem, it’s just making it worse. Now the authorities feel like their justified in how they treat these so-called ‘superpredators.’”
Ice Cube was referring to Hillary Clinton’s 1996 comments where she said America needs to bring “no conscience, no empathy, superpredator gangs of kids to their heels.” Hillary was rallying support for President Bill Clinton’s violent crime legislation, laws that Ice Cube says caused more harm than good.
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