Home / #BlackLivesMatter / The Root: RZA Attempts to Clarify Recent Comments About Black People and Police Brutality
FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

The Root: RZA Attempts to Clarify Recent Comments About Black People and Police Brutality

Via The Root:

“Many fans of the RZA yelled a resounding “Et tu, RZA?” last week, when the Wu-Tang Clan founder spoke about police brutality and how black people should dress better in order to prevent them from being profiled and brutalized by cops.

“When you think about some of the brothers who are being brutalized by the police, you also got to have them take a look, and us take a look, in the mirror at the image we portray,” RZA stated during his Bloomberg interview. “If I’m a cop, and every time I see a young black youth, whether I watch them on TV, movies, or just see them hanging out, and they’re not looking properly dressed, properly refined, you know, carrying himself, conducting himself proper hours of the day—things that a man does, you’re going to have a certain fear and stereotype of them.”

Full Story – The Root

About Adam Ciminello

Entrepreneurship, Social Justice, and the idea of Bono never performing again are all things that excite me. And yes, my grandma is cooler than yours. Say hi sometime on twitter @Aciminello

Check Also

Credit: Bossip.com

AirbnbWhileBlack: NC Host Rejects And Harasses Black Businesswoman, Says “I Hate N***ers So I’m Going To Cancel’

“This is the south darling, find another place to rest your n***er head.”   Airbnb, …