TWITTER REACTS: KANYE, “SLAVERY WAS A CHOICE.”

During a TMZ conversation, Kanye West stated slavery “sounds like a choice.”

In addition to that faux pas,  he added “When you hear about slavery for 400 years … like, you was there for 400 years and it’s all of y’all?! It’s like we’re mentally in prison.”

After Kanye’s comment, TMZ’s Reporter Van Lathan responded. “I think what you’re doing right now is actually the absence of thought,” Lathan said. “And while you are making music and being an artist and living the life that you’ve earned by being a genius, the rest of us in society have to deal with these threats to our lives. We have to deal with the marginalization that has come from the 400 years of slavery that you said for our people was a choice.”

Following his Free Speech Tour at TMZ, Kanye took to Twitter:

 

TWITTER REACTS:




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