Rangel: I Never Felt ‘Moved’ For Dead Soldiers… Unless They Were Black [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter
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Democratic New York Congressman Charlie Rangel said on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” Monday that when he served in Korea, he didn’t feel anything about seeing dead bodies… unless they “looked like [him].”

“I was in combat and I’m telling you, I saw more dead people,” the Congressman said. “But I never was moved until I saw dead people that looked like me in my uniform. And it does make a difference.” (VIDEO: Charlie Rangel: I Called Tea Party ‘White Crackers’ As ‘Term Of Endearment’)

Rangel used that point to call on black policemen to speak out about police violence. “So, yes, the blue wall of silence has kept communities and minority communities apart for so long, so that even minority policemen don’t want to break that silence. And it has to be done.”

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