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Geraldo Rivera Delivers Tough Critique of ‘Black Lives Matter' and the Modern Civil Rights Movement

"Where is the outrage of the 100 Baltimore citizens who have been shot dead this year?"

Geraldo Rivera appeared on "Hannity" on Thursday night, where he said that he believes the Baltimore police officers at the center of the Freddie Gray case have been "overcharged," saying that it appears as though "black lives matter only when they're killed by cops."

"Earlier today, Baltimore registered the 100th homicide this year," Rivera said, noting that this is 15 times the murder rate of New York City, which has a much larger population.

The commentator went on to say that he believes the case surrounding Gray, who died after a spinal injury following an arrest last month, spells major trouble for the civil rights movement.

"I believe the Freddie Gray case will mark the decline into irrelevancy of the modern civil rights movement," he said. "Black lives matter only when they're killed by cops, particularly white cops."

Rivera continued, "Where is the outrage of the 100 Baltimore citizens who have been shot dead this year? There is none."

He concluded by claiming that he believes the six police officers who were indicted on Thursday have been "overcharged."

Watch Rivera's reaction below:

(H/T: Mediaite)

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