Why is Jay-Z’s Criminal Justice Reform Helping To Erase the Struggle to Free Political Prisoners?

What’s Free?

“…to become free, you have to be acutely aware of being a slave.”

~ Assata Shakur

For the past 65 years, the United States of America has avoided answering for its continued crimes against humanity, through the strategic use of “window-dressing” reforms, and handpicked “Negro” ambassadors. The use of Black entertainers to protect America’s image against foreign accusations of human rights violations, was a strategy devised by the Eisenhower administration during the Cold War.

“The ends you serve that are selfish will take you no further than yourself but the ends you serve that are for all, in common, will take you into eternity.”

~ Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey

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Omowale Afrika

Omowale Afrika

Father. Husband. Fighter. Writer. #IWriteWhatILike