Twitter Drags Shameik Moore Over Police Brutality Comments

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The Get Down actor Shameik Moore found himself on the receiving end of Twitter's wrath after he posted a series of tweets, seemingly attempting to blame the Black community for police violence and brutality.

"I have a very strong opinion that the black community hates to hear. We need to learn how to deal with police… and or racism… because THIS is the part of the scenario we have failed to fix. We have to work on our community before blaming everything on 'racist' and the police," he wrote.

He continued," Why do we give them the energy they want?" he asked. "Give them an inch they WILL take a mile. … No one asked for my opinion but it's 2020 not 1945… Meaning I'm more focused on black FUTURES than black history. I personally refuse to feel like a victim. I refuse to have a slave mentality. I don't not [sic] fear for my life because I know how to carry myself in tuff situations."

He added, "Can we the black community find ways to avoid being killed? Or hunted." 

Twitter let him have it.