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DL Hughley delivers painful truth to The View: ‘The most dangerous place for black people to live is in white people’s imagination’

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Comedian D.L. Hughley delivered some hard truths on “The View” about living as a black American.

Hughley appeared Wednesday on the show to promote his new book, How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People, and discuss a recent string of viral videos showing white people calling the police on black people going about their everyday business.

“Here’s the thing,” Hughley said. “The most dangerous place for black people to live is in white people’s imagination.”

He pointed out how the Parkland gunman was taken alive, even though police knew he was armed and dangerous, because he was not black — unlike Stephon Clark, who was innocent and unarmed when police shot him seven times, including three times in the back.

“Honestly, you can be — you can have just shot up 17 people, and the police will arrest you,” Hughley said. “They know you have a gun, but they’ll shoot the kid they thought had one, they’ll shoot him in the back.”

Hughley told the co-hosts that white Americans believe black people are inherently criminals, yet they act surprised that racism persists.

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“You can’t tell us you live in a country where we’re innocent until proven guilty, but okay you being murdered because he said you were guilty, the cop said were guilty,” Hughley said. “They didn’t try you.”

He said there had been more than 200 race riots in U.S. history after a person of color had been killed by police who weren’t held accountable, and he said the reasons were often ludicrous.

“We’ve been murdered for reading, looking somebody in the eye, whistling at somebody, reading,” Hughley said. “The murder of black people at the hands of people of authority has always happened, and police are doing what they have always done. The police, for us, have never been about protecting and serving — it’s about keeping you in your community where you belong and keeping you out of places you don’t.”

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New biographer claims she knows how Kim Jong Un will die

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A new biography about Kim Jong Un by Anna Fifield is uncovering many of the unique moments in the childhood of the North Korean dictator. But one piece that isn't included in the book is her prediction for how the leader will die.

In a CNN interview with Brian Todd, Fifield explained that Kim's chain-smoking, drinking and consumption of rich and fatty foods would likely be his undoing. She doesn't anticipate he'll ever have a coup d'etat, but he could probably have a heart attack.

Other shocking observations she made include that Kim's parents had to bring in children so that he would have someone to play with him, effectively meaning his "friends" were paid for.

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Black Republican: Cops ‘treat their dogs better than they treat us’

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Black Republican political commentator Shermichael Singleton was part of a panel discussing the Phoenix police department that violently arrested the parents of a little girl who walked out of a dollar store with a doll.

The incident occurred months ago, but only now the footage is being released by police, revealing the way the family was treated.

Democratic strategist Joel Payne seemed appalled at the police in the video and the mark that likely left on the children who experienced it.

"I think about that young man talking about his child, and this is their first interaction with police," he said, noting Father's Day. "And that is the life, that's the life lesson that that child is being taught is that in that moment, that police officer was trying to hurt her and to hurt her parents. That's unacceptable."

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US attacks Russia’s power grid — but Trump was kept in the dark about it

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The New York Times is reporting that the United States is cyber attacking Russia's electric power grid and other targets—and that President Donald Trump is being kept out of the loop.

"The American strategy has shifted more toward offense, officials say, with the placement of potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system at a depth and with an aggressiveness that had never been tried before."

Trump has not been briefed on the operation because of “the possibility that he might countermand it or discuss it with foreign officials.”

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