Charles Barkley isn't afraid to speak his mind, even if he knows he's going to get blasted for it.
Consider this one of those occasions. In appearing on the The Dan Le Batard Show on Tuesday, the NBA Hall of Famer shockingly said that the police murder of Philando Castile doesn't fall squarely at the feet of the cops. Really, Chuck?
And wait until you learn why he feels like that.
"There is some reason why there's racial stereotypes [because] some Black people are crooks," Barkley said on the show.
"Some of these Black people out there are committing crimes," Barkley continued. "Let's don't sit there and act like all our hands are clean."
When Le Batard shot back, saying, "Charles, you can't be profiling like that," Chuck continued his rant.
"I'm not saying they should racial profile guys. I'm saying we can't jump to conclusions every time, like it's because a guy is Black," he added. "First of all, there is racial profiling, there's always been racism, and first of all, there's racism on both sides, let's get that straight."
Shaking our heads at your take on things, Sir Charles.
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