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

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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