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‘Confront bullsh*t at every turn’: Rapper Killer Mike compares Bernie Sanders to MLK in fiery speech

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Rapper Mike Rendell — known professionally as Killer Mike — compared Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. during a rally for the senator in Atlanta on Monday.

“I’m not here to talk about a dream that we think is unattainable so we settle for less,” Rendell said. “I’m not here to talk about a utopian society where everyone is forgiven and no one has to pay for past debts. What I’m talking about today is the Martin King post-the Washington march; Martin King [during] the war on poverty; Martin King against the war machine that uses your sons and your nephews to go to other lands and murder.”

Rendell introduced the Democratic presidential candidate onstage after spending what he described as five hours with him earlier in the day. The rapper, who endorsed Sanders this past June, posted pictures from the encounter online, as seen below.

Rendell also seemingly took a shot at Sanders’ primary rival, former Secretary of State, making reference to what he called “our own Margaret Thatcher,” while urging his supporters to remain active.

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“Stay bold. Stay confronting bullsh*t at every turn,” he said.

Watch Killer’ Mike’s remarks, as posted online on Monday, below.

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Ex-Reagan adviser nails why white evangelicals flock to Trump in devastating takedown of fake Christians

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Why do evangelicals — or at least, white ones — love President Donald Trump so much? Why do they stick by a president who has barely even read the Bible, has defiled marriage, and embodies the antithesis of so much of what their churches preach? Why, according to polls, did they essentially decide overnight that it's no longer important for a president to have strong personal morals to be an effective leader?

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Trump biographer drops the hammer on the president in epic rant: ‘He’s a bigot’

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On MSNBC's "Up with David Gura," Bloomberg News executive editor and MSNBC commentator Tim O'Brien laid into President Donald Trump's racist attacks on Democratic women of color.

As O'Brien pointed out, the proof that the president is a racist lies not just in what he said, but how he responded to public anger over it.

"There's a hesitance to call it what it is, and there shouldn't be any hesitation," said O'Brien, who authored TrumpNation: The Art of Being the Donald. "The president is a racist. The president is a bigot. By any standard we use to decide whether or not someone is acting is a racist. He ticks off every single one of those boxes ... It's in the fact pattern. There's a long history of this from him that predated his arrival in the White House."

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Nazis ‘feed off of’ Trump’s statements: MSNBC law enforcement analyst warns of the president inciting violence

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An MSNBC law enforcement analyst warned of President Donald Trump inciting violence with his racist targeting of women of color in Congress.

Anchor Joy Reid interviewed Jim Cavanaugh, a retired ATF special agent-in-charge on Friday evening's "The Last Word."

"So those threats beginning about two years ago, increases in white nationalist activity. Have you ever heard of these kinds of increases in hate and potential hate crimes being tied to a president of the United States?" Reid asked.

"No," he replied. "That’s very, very unusual, Joy, to have that happen."

"You know, when you get more power, your words carry more weight. When you get into this undercurrent of the Nazis and the white nationalists and the klansmen, they feed off of this. They feed off of public figures -- on the regular media, in the government, congressmen, senators, the president -- saying the things they always say," he explained. "It bolsters them. It gives them strength and power."

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