Another perversion of the truth birthed by the Black Lives Matter movement.
Norfolk, Virginia Councilwoman Angelia Williams Graves declared before an NAACP gathering this month that police officers are nothing more than disrobed Ku Klux Klan members donning new outfits.
“Modern racists have taken off their white hats and white-sheeted robes and put on police uniforms,” Graves said. “Some of them have put on shirts and ties as policymakers and some of them have put on robes as judges.”
The Washington Post reported that Graves’s comparison “shocked the crowd” at the NAACP Freedom Fund luncheon. But the councilwoman wasn’t backing down:
“We have to recognize that there is a problem before we can solve the problem. We have to stop trying to tiptoe around it and deal with the issues.”
Graves’ words also struck a nerve with fellow Democrat and Norfolk Sheriff Bob McCabe who said, “We all want…
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