NBA great Charles Barkley told CNBC’s Closing Bell today and said he agreed with the Zimmerman verdict.
“I agree with the verdict.”
From the Video: Charles Barkley AGREES With Zimmerman Verdict, Attacks Blacks for their Own Racism – July 18, 2013 – NBA legend Charles Barkley appeared on CNBC’s Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo Thursday afternoon and shared his incredibly diplomatic views on George Zimmerman’s acquittal. “I agree with the verdict,” Barkley told Bartiromo. “I’m sorry that young kid got killed, but they didn’t have enough evidence to charge him.”
Barkley went on:
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“Racism is wrong in any, shape or form,” Barkley said. “A lot of black people are racist too. I think sometimes when people talk about racism, they say only white people are racist, but I think black people are too. I don’t think the media has clean hands.”