Stop ‘Begging for Government Scraps’

A Republican Senate candidate was booed by a crowd during a live taping of “Morning Joe” on Friday after he said that African Americans have spent 100 years “begging for federal government scraps.”

Missouri GOP Senate candidate Chris McDaniel and other candidates were interviewed during the live MSNBC show at the University of Mississippi on Friday. Panelist Eddie Glaude Jr., the chairman of African-American studies at Princeton University, asked McDaniel about his support behind the Confederate flag. The video of the interview can be viewed here.

Glaude Jr. noted that 38 percent of black people reside in Mississippi and asked the Republican candidate how he would convince those voters “you are not a danger to them.”

“I am going to ask them, after 100 years, after 100 years of relying…

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