Because if he did, my ass might be grass. Mulch. Or worse. No thanks to him.
…that was truly something to behold. I spent a good part of yesterday discussing it with several close friends.
The most compelling part of the segment, in my opinion, featured rapper Cam’ron (aka “Killa Cam“). I’ve included some of the video below. About two minutes and 33 seconds into it, an interesting exchange occurs between Killa Cam and interviewer Anderson Cooper…
…that made my jaw drop when I first saw it and has had the internet all abuzz ever since. Here’s the video. Check it out for yourself.
Now, mind you, a part of me does understand my people’s deep hesitation to enlist the help of “the authorities.” One of my dearest friends, Bryonn Bain…
…a man I consider my little brother, experienced racial profiling in a manner that garnered national attention (including 60 Minutes coverage) at the hands of overtly-biased cops. Three years later, against all reason, it happened to him again. Even worse.
Since we’re on the subject, here’s my favorite part of the interview that 60 Minutes did on my little brother Bryonn a few years back. It’s one of my favorite statements ever regarding cultural pride. So sue me. I love being black.