Jamira Burley appeared on “MSNBC Live” Saturday, claiming that white men "pose the biggest threat to Americans every single day."
As The Daily Caller's Justin Caruso details, in a segment about the Justice Department looking at “Black Identity Extremist” groups, Burley said:
“Again it continues to try to undermine and criminalize our leaders in a way that undermines the movement. We saw that with MLK when J. Edgar Hoover wrote letters telling him to commit murder, we saw that when Fred Hampton was actually assassinated by police.”
“And so I think this is nothing new, what is interesting though is that white men continue to be the–pose the biggest threat to Americans every single day.
It’s been documented and verified that they are more likely to burn down churches, more likely to commit mass murders and mass shootings and so Jeff Sessions’ reality and his assessment on these people is both lacking in facts and both reality.”
The irony is that Burley's discussion was meant to buffer The FBI's recently released report on the rise on black "extremists" and are increasingly targeting law enforcement.
"I have never met a black extremist. I don’t know what the FBI is talking about," said Chris Phillips, a filmmaker in Ferguson.
Before the Trump administration, the report might not have caused such alarm.
The FBI noted it issued a similar bulletin warning of retaliatory violence by "black separatist extremists" in March 2016, when the country had a black president, Barack Obama, and black attorney general, Loretta Lynch.