Carol Swain says the Black Lives Matter movement "needs to go"
Swain's comments quickly sparked criticism
Carol Swain, a conservative African-American professor, slammed the Black Lives Matter movement Saturday, calling it a “very destructive force” in America.
CNN’s Michael Smerconish asked Swain, along with civil rights attorney Areva Martin, to comment on the conservative website Drudge Report’s decision to lead the homepage with the title “Black Lives Kill” following the shooting of police officers in Dallas. The headline was quickly pulled down.
“Is this the end of the Black Lives Matter movement?” Smerconish asked.
“I certainly hope so,” Swain, a law professor at Vanderbilt University, responded on CNN’s “Smerconish.” “Because I believe that it’s been a very destructive force in America, and I urge all of your viewers to go to that