Black Lives Matter leader Hawk Newsome said Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Unfiltered” that riots are the oppressed lashing out before he stormed out of the interview after refusing to condemn violence.
When asked to condemn rioting, Newsome said, “As Dr. King said, riots are the voice of the unheard. It is a natural occurrence that people can continue to be oppressed. They will lash out. That’s it.”
He added, ‘The Boston Tea Party was a riot.”
Bongino responded, “Do you condemn riots and burning down buildings?”
Newsome said, “No. What I’ll say is, I understand when a police officer unjustifiably kills someone, why people lash out. I understand that completely. I’m not going to condemn, nor am I going to condone it.”
Bongino said, “Isn’t