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Delaney Talks About ‘Black Lives Matter’ While in Cumberland

July 22nd, 2016 by WCBC Radio

An outspoken sheriff from Wisconsin drew raucous applause at the Republican National Convention this week when he celebrated the acquittal of one of the officers accused in relation to the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.  Sheriff Davis Clarke called Lt. Brian Rice being  acquitted on all charges “great news."  Rice was acquitted Monday of manslaughter and other charges for the 2015 death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was fatally injured inside a police transport van. Gray’s death in custody sparked protests and added fuel to the Black Lives Matter movement. The sheriff, an African American, went on to accuse Black Lives matter of “anti-cop sentiment” and “hateful ideology,” which he said fuels hate against police. Maryland Sixth District Congressman John Delaney commented on the controversial Black Lives Matter movement during a visit to Cumberland this week…


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