Minister Angrily, Belatedly Tells Black Community to Stop Rioting on Fox & Friends
The protests, rioting, and insane police response in Ferguson has rapidly de-escalated overnight, but Fox & Friends invited on the show Jonathan Gentry, a minister whose “viral video” rant criticized the black community for not obeying the police.
“I’m going to tell you what you need to hear as opposed to what you want to hear,” he says in the video. “All we know how to do is blame the police and white folks for our actions. All we know how to do is march and riot and loot. I’m sick of it! I’m sick of it!”
“I’ve been pulled over, I know how to act when i’m pulled over,” he explained to Fox and Friends angrily. “That’s our problem. ‘You picking on me ’cause I’m black. What you doing that for?’ It just escalates. Humble yourself…Whatever that they got to do, whatever they pulled you over for, if you didn’t do nothing, what’s the problem?”
Gentry singled out Al Sharpton for escalating the tension while grandstanding, but also blamed Michael Brown, the teenager whose death sparked the protests, for starting it all:
If you two brothers would have just moved to the sidewalk like the officer said, we would not be here. If you would have just moved to the sidewalk and obeyed, we would not be here. 1 Samuel 15:23: “Rebellion is at the sin of witchcraft.” This went from stage one, stage two, stage three, here we are, stage five. Total chaos.
Watch below via Fox:
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