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Killer Mike accused of being sexist after uterus comment at Bernie Sanders rally

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike invoked strong reactions from Twitter during a Bernie Sanders rally at Morehouse College, Tuesday night. 

Killer Mike, who's real name is Michael Render, has been one of Sander's biggest supporters. During his keynote speech, Mike repeats a conversation he said he had with anti-racism activist Jane Elliot. 

"But I talked to Jane Elliott a few weeks ago and Jane said, 'Michael, a uterus doesn't qualify you to be president of the United States. You have to be, you have to have policy that's reflective of social justice,'" Mike said.

After Mike's speech, many people sounded off on social media to voice their concerns with his statement, even calling him sexist.

Killer Mike responded by reminding people the statement was not made by him, but in fact a statement that he merely repeated during the rally.

Supporters of Bernie Sanders and Killer Mike defended the comments made at the rally.

According to Jane Elliott's website, internationally known teacher, lecturer, and diversity trainer who devised the controversial and startling, "Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes" exercise in her classroom to illustrate how discrimination works.

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