“What’s weird is that it never happens to white kids. There’s no evidence that white youngsters are any less belligerent, you know? We can go to any Wall Street bar and they are way bigger assholes than in any other black bar. But will I see cops stop shooting black kids in my lifetime? Probably not.”

He also reflected on how it was “surprising” that the six cops responsible for Gray’s death were charged (with homicide). But quickly his cynicism disclosed a heavy outlook when he said “But, hey, charged and convicted are different, so we’ll see.”

Included in the Guardian piece, are Rock’s afterthoughts on his impending divorce and the lasting impact of President Obama’s legacy.


Chris Rock Reflects On The Death Of Freddie Gray: ‘[How He Died] Never Happens To White Kids’  was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

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