A number of African American celebrities have called for abolishing “Black History Month,” including actor Morgan Freeman and actress Stacey Dash.
“I don’t want a Black History Month. Black history is American history,” Mogran Freeman told “60 Minutes” co-host Mike Wallace.
Kanye West, now known legally as “Ye,” has joined those calling for the month’s celebration to be canceled.
“It’s like, Black History Month — cancel,” Ye said.
“Put this on black Twitter right now. ‘Ye says cancel Black History Month.’”
“Why? I need Black Future Month. I need Black Possibility Month,” he continued.
“I’m tired of seeing us get hosed down,” he said.
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“Cancel black history month. Why? I need Black Future Month. I need Black Possibility Month. I’m tired of seeing us get hosed down. I’m tired of talking about slavery & how we should only be so lucky to vote for a woman we ain’t seen since the election.”
– Kanye West pic.twitter.com/XbQIU3tGMl
— Rasta Redpill (@RastaRedpill) November 6, 2021
Ye also slammed Vice President Kamala Harris for her disappearance since the taking office.
“I’m tired of talking about slavery and how we should only be so lucky to vote for a woman we ain’t seen since the election,” he continued.
“You know [rapper] Pusha [T] voted Democrat — voted for Kamala — we ain’t seen her since the election either,” West said.
Kanye takes shot at Kamala Harris saying she got 94% of black women’s vote you would have thought Drake was running! pic.twitter.com/dpqw34jE1Y
— VideoMixtape.com (@VideoMixtape_) November 5, 2021
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He also went on to criticize black voters’ affinity for the Biden-Harris ticket.
“They got 94 percent of the black female vote,” West said, before quipping: “You would have thought Drake was running.”
Drake, for those of you who don’t know, is another hip-hop artist Kanye has a beef with. While the circumstances are complex, let’s just say Drake’s music is perceived to be of a more sensitive nature (particularly in a song apparently referencing West’s now-estranged wife Kim Kardashian).
Kanye went on to criticize musicians John Legend and Big Sean, who didn’t support West’s short-lived bid for the presidency in 2020 and are noted Democrats.
“And both John Legend and Big Sean, when I ran for office, got used quick by the Democrats to come at they boy that actually changed they life,” West said, according to Newsweek, referring to himself.