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Judge Wayne Shelton: Black men are more dangerous to other black men than the Ku Klux Klan

Montgomery County Judge Wayne Shelton told a man he’s sick and disheartened by what he sees as a lack of respect for human life, especially among young black men willing to shoot at one another for little or no reason.

“I grew up in a time where people wore white robes and they shot at black people,” Shelton said. “And now we see young black men wearing black hoodies shooting at black men – and doing much more effective job than the Klan ever thought about doing.”





“What a horrible tragedy this is,” Shelton said at that hearing in June 2015. “Black lives matter.”

“The Klan doesn’t exist anymore,” he said. “Who doesn’t care about black lives now? I’ll let you answer that. I’m tired of black men killing black men. If I offended anyone … I can’t help it.”