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Culture Shift: Rappers Encouraging Black Americans to Abandon Democrats

We may be witnessing a once-in-a-century culture shift in America, and one that could shape the political climate like nothing we have seen in recent history.

As Big League Politics reported, Kanye West returned to Twitter to show his support for conservative values of individualism and free thought, and even posted a picture wearing a Make America Great Again Hat. His wife, Kim Kardashian West, defended him today.

This afternoon, another major cultural player stepped out to express his opinion.

“Black people don’t have to be democrats,” Tweeted Chance the Rapper.

The current political landscape – one that has existed for the lat 50 years – paints Democrats as morally upright citizens who genuinely want to help the underprivileged (read: minorities). The opposite is said about Republicans, who are called greedy, racist bigots at every turn. Democrats have been allowed to get away with this underhanded soft bigotry of low expectations, allowing them to claim “savior” status to minorities for 50 years, promising them the world, and thus profiting in the way of votes.

But little has changed, particularly in Democrat-run cities with high concentrations of minorities. It would be dishonest to say that the life of the average black Democrat in a place like Detroit has actually improved under Democrat leadership. […]

 

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