On today’s edition of CNN’s New Day, professor Marc Lamont Hill and former New York City Police Department detective Harry Houck almost come to blows when Houck states that Black people are prone to criminality.
In the nearly 10-minute video, the former NYPD detective believes that Black people commit the most crime and that cops are the real victims because they are “second-guessed” more than ever.
“That’s why there are more Blacks in jail than there are whites,” Houck states. “They turn it around — the racial demagogues out there — turn it around that the Blacks are being picked on.”
Hill replies that cops should be evaluated by the public because they are public servants just the way “we should second-guess our politicians.”
Houck interrupts and continues to say that Black people are prone to criminality.
“You think Black people are prone to criminality?” Hill asks. “You don’t mean to say that. I’m going to give you a chance to correct [yourself]. You don’t mean that Black people are prone to criminality.”