Thought provoking piece that can be related to our previous post concerning spreading the message of Fight the Power. Check it out!
Originally posted on AllHipHop:
(“Black Power Fist” image courtesy of Osiris Black)
“Follow the leader is the title, theme, task/ Now ya know, you don’t have to ask.” - “Follow the Leader”, Eric B and Rakim
An election was held in Harlem yesterday to elect a new national Black leader. For months, top contenders, Rev. Jesse Sharpton and Dr. Cornel Smiley, had been trying to out shine each other in an attempt to grab the coveted title. However, when the final vote was cast, the late rapper “The Vanglorious Makaveli Smalls” won a decisive write-in victory. Sharpton and Smiley took the first flight out of town, ashamed that the biggest civil rights leaders in the world had been beaten by a rapper from the ‘hood who was murdered 15 years ago.
For the last few years, there has been an uncivil war going on in the Black community between Rev. Al Sharpton, reppin’ the…
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