Morgan Freeman: Race Has Nothing To Do With Income Inequality — It’s An “Excuse”

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By Michael Lewittes



Morgan Freeman’s recent appearance on “CNN Tonight” is sparking debate with his comments on race and inequality.


When host Don Lemon asked whether race plays a role in wealth distribution, Freeman responded, “Today? No. No, I don’t. You and I, we’re proof.”

The actor added, “Why would race have anything to do with it? Put your mind to what you want to do and go for that. It’s… a good excuse for not getting there.”

When Lemon mentioned that he discusses race daily on CNN, Morgan suggested that, “If you talk about it, it exists… Making it a bigger issue than it needs to be is the problem here.”

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