Another said: 'Black men being beaten & raped, Black Women being beaten & raped, black families destroyed and broken, Black people over worked never paid, Black kids forced into illiteracy, Black people burned, dragged, whipped, hung & beaten to death yet Kanye West says slavery was a choice'.
"Prison is something that unites us as one race, blacks and whites being one race", he continued.
He enraged many fellow artists - but was embraced by conservative commentators - as he praised Trump, who has since cited the rapper's words as evidence of minority support. Like, you were there for 400 years and it's all of you all? Still, Lathan said he believes it's important to give people the ability to change, whether or not you agree with them- and it's not as simple as just saying something is wrong with them when it happens.
The cast then went on to commend Lathan for how he handled expressing his opposition to West as well as describing the importance of having a diverse newsroom so that ill-informed opinions like "slavery was achoice" do not become an accepted notion.
Weren't y'all calling Kanye West a genius not too long ago?
The rapper appeared on celebrity news outlet TMZ this week to do a live interview in which he discussed his love for his "bro" Donald Trump, free thought and slavery.
But soon after the video was published, West made a taped appearance at TMZ headquarters, touching on numerous same points at a higher emotional frequency. "The reason why I brought up the 400 years point is because we can't be mentally imprisoned for another 400 years".
"I felt a freedom in, first of all, just doing something that everybody tells you not to do", he told TMZ. Although his logic was faulty and uniformed, Kanye presented himself as an earnest, well-intentioned free-thinker whose core beliefs are rooted in idealism as opposed to batshit rightwing conspiracy theories.
His comments sparked a backlash on social media with some Twitter users suggesting the rapper should revisit the history books.
According to AAA , the national average gas price on April 30 is $2.81, the highest since November of 2014. The U.S. has 1.1 million fewer barrels of oil than it did this time previous year , according to the AP.
The video shot at the wildlife park showed the British man entering the lion's enclosure equivalent to the big cat's den. The lion drags the man farther into the enclosure, into some bushes and onlookers scream for help.
What do you think that is filled with? Kelly has denied the whole NBC report , calling it "BS" in a statement . In February, Kelly came under fire for his role in the ousting of former White House aide Rob Porter .
Dana White vows that that the UFC will punish its superstar ... but only after a New York City court weighs in on him first. Whether it comes to fruition or not, UFC 227 would offer an attractive landing for Diaz's return.
Every baby gets a birth certificate when they're born - and Prince Louis is no different. "The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz". If you skip to 4.30 in the video from 2011, she'll explain just exactly how to pronounce her third child's name.
The Armenian parliament has voted against naming protest leader Nikol Pashinian as the country's new prime minister. Three of the four parties said that today, on 1 May, they would vote for him as the next prime minister of Armenia.
The Chinese regime planned to "punish" Taiwan by snatching away the democratic island nation's last remaining diplomatic allies. However, Taiwan has struggled to compete with an increasingly wealthy and powerful China.
According to a BBC News report, officials believe some people could be trapped inside the collapsed 26 story building. Video showed dust, flames and sparks flying into the air. "Fifteen or 20 minutes later the building fell".
More than 6,000 people now work for Amazon in Canada, including 1,000 researchers and engineers in Vancouver at several sites. Online retail giant Amazon has announced it will expand its Vancouver tech hub and create 3,000 new high-tech jobs.
The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report after the market closes on Wednesday, May 2nd. The deals take the German manufacturer within striking distance of a sought-for 50 billion-euro total.
The government on 26 April declined to accept the recommendation of the collegium and asked it to reconsider his name. Firstly, a proper (BJP-led) government with almost three-fourth majority has been elected in Uttarakhand.
Spoiler-Free Movie Review: Infinity War
If you've seen Avengers: Infinity War , you'll know the keen struggle not to just blurt out wonderful moments from the movie. Releases that come close together, it turns out, affect one another, whether for good or for ill.
Apple sold 52.2 million iPhones during the quarter
The company forecasted a midpoint of $52.5 billion in revenue for the June quarter, beating analyst expectations of $51.6 billion. Heading into earnings, investors were hopeful that growth in that segment could help offset the cooling global smartphone market.
Brexit: The government's customs options
Asked whether there were other options, her spokesman said: "Work has been ongoing on two options, that work has been proceeding". President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May during the U.N.
Lonmin Plc (LON:LMI) Weekly Ratings as of May 1, 2018
In a research report issued on Tuesday morning, Peel Hunt maintained their Buy rating on Wentworth Resources (LON:WRL) shares. Plus500 Ltd. develops and operates an online trading platform for retail clients to trade contracts for difference.
Dhoni, Watson set up another thrilling win for Super Kings
The Super Kings skipper was able to complete a third half century of the IPL-11 with a double off the final ball of the innings. But at death, Bravo was taken apart, after spinners had done the job of keeping things tight in the middle overs.
Boston Celtics aren't your average backups
Embiid scored 31 points and had 13 rebounds in what was a return to the dominant center that can take over game when it is needed. A six-day break can be used to somewhat explain this, but it's not like Philadelphia got jumped and were forced to play catchup.
Cavaliers edge Pacers to Game 7 win
Without Kyrie Irving , the Cavs needed seven games to get past the Indiana Pacers , who had numerous chances to win. Nevertheless, it appears that the Cavs-Pacers series has caught the eye of the one-time bruising power forward.
Severe Weather Potential Increasing
With the warmth building during the midweek, it will suddenly feel like summertime in the Northeast by Thursday and Friday. Another round of severe weather is possible for Wednesday, but the threat becomes more widespread across northeast Kansas.
UN Security Council envoys hear of rapes, murders from refugees
He said the United Nations should understand it has a stake, too. "It' is unconscionable and it can not be continued any longer". The Prime Minister said Bangladesh does not want any conflict and it is trying to have a peaceful resolution to the problem.