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Killer Mike Shares Thoughts on Chaos in Ferguson

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On August 19, 2014, rapper Killer Mike addressed the events in Ferguson, surrounding 18-year old Michael Brown’s death, in a Billboard article. Killer Mike points out how police officers in Ferguson, MO. have used tanks, rubber bullets and tear gas against the citizens that pay them to protect and serve. He warns Americans, “Whatever this country is willing to do to the least of us, it will one day do to us all.”

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Check out Killer Mike’s Billboard article on Ferguson here.

David Banner Appears on CNN Panel

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On August 12, 2014, David Banner appeared on a CNN panel led by Don Lemon, to discuss violence against black teens with Charles Blow, Sunny Hostin. The panelists spoke on the conversations that many African American and Latino parents have with their sons about racial profiling. David Banner discussed some of his tweets, regarding police and the value of black life.

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Check out the video here.

Killer Mike Gives His Thoughts on Ferguson on CNN and FOX

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On August 20, 2014 rapper, Killer Mike was a guest on CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin to discuss the chaotic events in Ferguson, regarding Michael Brown’s murder. Killer Mike brings up the topic of police brutality and it undoubtedly being a black male issue. He also speaks on relationships between the police and the communities that they work in.

Check out the videos here: Part 1

and Part 2.

 

Following his informative and impactful insight interview on CNN, Killer Mike appeared on FOX news network business show The Independents on Thursday, Sept 28th.  Mike continues to provide solutions to several issues affecting all people, constitutional rights and genuine positive engagement with the police.  Check the interview below.

J. Cole’s Powerful Tribute to Mike Brown, “Be Free”

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On August 15, 2014, rapper J. Cole released, “Be Free”, a tribute to 18 year old Michael Brown. The teen was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO. J. Cole stated that this emotion-filled song was not only a tribute to Michael Brown, but it was also a tribute to every  young black man murdered in America.

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“Rest in Peace to Michael Brown and to every young black man murdered in America, whether by the hands of white or black. I pray that one day the world will be filled with peace and rid of injustice. Only then will we all Be Free.” – Cole

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