CNN host: Nat. Guard said ‘you never know’ what Ferguson ‘n*ggers’ are going to do: CNN host Don Lemon, who has spent recent days reporting from Ferguson, recalled on Tuesday that a member of the National Guard had called protesters the n-word.
During a CNN town hall event about the racial divide in the U.S., an African-American member of the audience asked what safeguards could be put in place to prevent officers from overreacting when dealing with black men.
The Black Sphere’s Kevin Jackson noted that putting body cameras on officers changed the dynamic in police stops.
“If there’s a camera, he knows he’s got to check himself,” Jackson explained. “And if you know an officer has a camera, you also have to check yourself.”