New Orleans MC, Dee-1 has always been the conscious one. Recently, he spoke his mind in response to the unfortunate occurrence in Ferguson, MO that is affecting America day by day.
I title this, Food for Thought..
Due to the recent events going on in Ferguson, MO, Dee-1 decided to take to his youtube and read a letter he wrote on his thoughts. Below is a snippet of what he had to say:
“Rest in peace Michael Brown. Prayers up for you and your family. I am an advocate for stopping the killing 24/7/365. That goes for black on black killing, white on white killing, all of it. With so much media attention on this incident, I just don’t want to diminish the importance of EVERY SINGLE INNOCENT LIFE that gets lost due to murders every day and night in our communities. It’s known that there is systemic racism in this country and that is apparent everyday. And it’s especially scary that a police officer who is supposed to protect-and-serve could repeatedly shoot an unarmed citizen until he’s on the ground lifeless…..
Well I had a dream that I woke up and racism was dead. But guess what? The murder rate was still high in New Orleans and Chicago, Milwaukee, and other cities across the country. I’m at a point in life where I care more about self-accountability than anything. 94% of blacks who are murdered are killed by….”
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