FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump is tweeting his thanks to rap superstar Kanye West for his recent online support. Trump wrote, “Thank you Kanye, very cool!” in response to the tweets from West, who called the president “my brother.” West tweeted a number of times Wednesday expressing his admiration for Trump, saying they both share “dragon energy.” The rap star also posted a photo of himself wearing Trump’s campaign “Make America Great Again” hat.
Photo: AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
Photo: AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File

White supremacy fueled Kanye’s slavery comments, the left says

From The New York Times: “In 1918, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips published “American Negro Slavery,” which framed slavery as a labor agreement between masters and happy slaves — facile thinking that persists today.”

2. Kanye Fortifies the Pernicious Lies of White Supremacy

The New Republic: “Wake Up, Mr. West!”

3. The ignorance of Kanye West

From Vox: “West says he’s a free thinker. His slavery comments show that he doesn’t understand history.”

The right deals with aftermath of Giuliani’s TV appearance

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