“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
“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
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.