Actor Morgan Freeman said he is “not in the least bit for defunding the police,” but that police violence against Black men needs to stop.
In an interview with Black Enterprise‘s Selena Hill, Freeman said,”Police work is, aside from all the negativity around it, it is very necessary for us to have them and most of them are guys that are doing their job.”
“They’re going about their day-to-day jobs,” he said. “There are some police the never pulled their guns except in rage, that sort of thing. I don’t know.”
The interview was centered on Freeman’s new film “The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain,” which is based on a real-life incident that occurred in 2011. Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.,