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Sheriff Clarke fires back at Marc Lamont Hill for calling Black Trump supporters 'mediocre negroes

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David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wis., speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump supporter Sheriff Clarke fired back at CNN panelist Marc Lamont Hill for referring to black Trump supporters as "mediocre Negroes" during a contentious panel discussion over Trump's visitors since the election.

The debate sparked up Monday on a CNN panel as Don Lemon hosted. After Marc Lamont Hill criticized Trump for meeting with African-Americans in the entertainment industry rather than those with a background in political policy, another panelist reminded him of Trump's diversity coalition.

Hill responded, “Yeah, it was a bunch of mediocre Negroes being dragged in front of TV as a photo-op for Donald Trump’s exploitative campaign against black people. And you are a prime example of that." Levell is the executive director of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump.

The interaction got a lot of attention, especially with those accusing Hill of using racially charged language.

On Tuesday Sheriff Clarke used his own charged language to fire back at the Morehouse College professor:

Hill responded:

TV ONE anchor Roland Martin also jumped in:

Clarke shot back:

Hill responded:

The Twitter feud ended with Hill's pointed observation:

Which seemed to imply that the popular Sheriff Clarke was one of the "mediocre negroes" he had originally criticized.

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