So This Happened: Geraldo Rivera Says Hip-Hop Has Damaged Black People More Than Racism (VIDEO)

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So this happened.

Geraldo Rivera, who we wish we could remember as a ’90s TV host instead of the man who criminalized Trayvon Martin when he blamed his death on a hooded sweatshirt, had some interesting comments about racism and hip-hop that proves he knows very little about the two.

During a conversation with HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps, Rivera said rap music has damaged black communities more than racism.

We wish we were kidding.

“Hip-hop has done more damage to black and brown people than racism in the last 10 years,” Rivera began. The Fox News contributor then challenged anyone to find “a youngster — a Puerto Rican from the South Bronx or a black kid from Harlem who has succeeded in life other than being the one-tenth of one-tenth of one percent that make it in the music business — that’s been a success in life walking around…

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