“Ten years from now, I would just like to have laid the blueprint down that other people can follow, that came from similar situations.” ~Nipsey Hussle in a 2018 Black Enterprise interview with Mia Hall
“Been through some thangs but I couldn’t imagine my kids being stuck at the border/Flint still need water/People was innocent couldn’t get lawyers.” ~21 Savage “a lot” verse performed on The Tonight Show 1/28/2019
“I got to sacrifice a lot of money to perform. But there’s a man who sacrificed his job for us, so we got to stand behind him.” ~Cardi B on refusing to perform during the Super Bowl to support Kaepernick
“If a race has no history, it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.” ~Dr. Carter G. Woodson (The Father of Black History)
During the 2018 Democratic primaries, it became blatantly clear, skin color, not character, were too often the determining factor in who the establishment supported. In 2020, if the Democratic Party insists on disconnecting from its base, it will continue to be its own worst enemy.