WATCH: CNN Contributor Hurls Racial Epithet at Black Republican on Air


WATCH: CNN Contributor Hurls Racial Epithet at Black Republican on Air

Pulling out the “black-card” was not the smartest page in his book by any means as Mr. Dennard has a few words of his own to contend with Keith Boykin’s badgering on live television.


Going back and forth like cats and dogs, the live broadcast was quite a show on Monday, ending with the CNN anchor pleading for the panelists to have respect for one another despite their racial berating.

The heated conversation bubbled over the top when Keith Boykin, Democrat, questioned if Paris Dennard, Republican, was true “black.”

According to Breitbart:

During a live broadcast aired on CNN on Monday, Democrat supporter Keith Boykin called into question the “blackness” of black Republican commentator Paris Dennard.

Mr. Dennard, who served as the Director of Black Outreach in the George W. Bush White House, reacted with anger as Boykin attempted to race-shame him.

Allegations of “Uncle Tom” behavior are often hurled by left-wing activists as a means to silence or shame minorities who lean conservative. Recently, the phenomenon spread to Muslims or ex-Muslims who find their political allegiances on the right of the political spectrum.

Despite the network hosts earlier urging Ken Cuccinelli to apologize for telling another contributor to “shut up” during a discussion, anchor Brooke Baldwin did not attempt to get Boykin to apologize for his on-air racism.

Speaking about the Charlottesville violence, Boykin baited Dennard, stating: “I’m ashamed that you as an African-American, Paris, will not say [that President Trump has not done enough].”

Dennard began to respond: “Keith, I don’t need you to try and pull my black card. I am well aware of my blackness and don’t need you to try and classify me as being one.”

At this point, Boykin interjected, “Are you?” calling Dennard’s blackness into question.

“Keith, don’t go there,” responded a visibly perturbed Dennard. “Do not go there. I know what it means to be a black person in this country. I have experienced racism on a regular basis, by being a Trump supporter, and by being a proud American who happens to be a Republican. I get racist comments about my family, about my mother, about my girlfriend, about my character every single day and mostly coming from black people.”

Boykin then condescended Dennard, telling him to “calm down” over the racist remark.

“I won’t calm down,” said Dennard. “I will not be attacked by you about my blackness because I happen to be a Republican.”

Here is the video:

Take note that earlier in the day, the network asked Republican Ken Cuccinelli to apologize to Bernie Sanders supporter Symone D. Sanders after she continuously shouted over him during an on-air discussion.

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