Now, his fellow group member El-P has also stood by Killer Mike during these controversial times with a statement of his own.
"That interview was used a week later to disparage a very noble campaign that I actually support. It's possible to do both".
After apologizing for NRA TV using the interview in opposition to student-led protest supporting an end to gun violence and "adults on the left and the right are choosing to use me as a lightninging rod", he encouraged young folks to continue organizing. For those who aren't aware, the NRA cares nothing at all about black people.
The callousness of the leadership was most recently evident in the comments made by their spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, who said that the mainstream media "love mass shootings" because "crying white mothers are ratings gold". And that's so true and it was so sad to hear her acknowledge it, but it's true, and black people know it's true", he said, adding of the black community, "You're not woke! He later referenced the nationwide school walkouts in support of gun control after saying, "Why are your allies not fighting your other fights with the same vigor you're fighting these?".
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This agency has not been off the mark in the past as well and had predicted a BJP win in 2008. The JD (S), led by former prime minister H D Deve Gowda, is the third player in the fray.
Saturday's march, which drew thousands upon thousands of participants across the entire country, was organized by high school students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a gunman killed 17 people on Valentine's Day. "But we are not a family that jumps on every single thing an ally of ours does because some stuff we just don't agree with". "Ask the family of Philando Castille".
On Sunday, the rapper issued a video apology on Twitter saying he regrets that his words were used against the March for Our Lives. He also stated that he does not drop friends just because he disagrees with them, referring to Mike's stance.
Mike said he did the interview to talk about the nuances regarding gun ownership for black people and gun ownership for others.
He said that he wants to spark a conversation that needs to happen about African American gun ownership. "I also give thoughts and prayers for the people who could not hold their anger in because riots are only the language of the unheard".