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Did a Fox News host liken a black academic to a cocaine dealer?

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TL;DR version: Yes.

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This photo has been shared on Twitter a lot recently, during unrest in Ferguson over the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.


The above exchange did take place, albeit in 2010.


Remarkably, Marc Lamont Hill (PhD) took the remark from Bill O'Reilly in good humour, responding with: "As do you - you look like a cocaine user, we're even."

Watch the full segment here.

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