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Kanye West on NBC - "George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People"
by repost Saturday, Sep. 03, 2005 at 3:43 AM

"I hate the way they portray us in the media. You see a black family and they say we are looting, you see a white family and they say they are looking for food. And, you know, its been five days..."

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Mike Myers: [dutifully reads canned plea for charity on teleprompter]

Kanye: [abandons teleprompter]  "I hate the way they portray us in the media. You see a black family and they say we are looting, you see a white family and they say they are looking for food. And, you know, its been five days because most of the people ARE black. And even for me to complain, I would be a hypocrite because I would turn away from the TV because it's too hard to watch. I've even been shopping before even giving a donation, so now I'm calling my business manager right to see what is the biggest amount I can give. And just to imagine, if I was down there and those are my people down there. If there is anybody out there that wants to do anything that we can help about the way America is set up the help the poor, the black people, the less well off as slow as possible. Red cross is doing as much as they can. We already realize a lot of the people that could help are at war right now, fighting another way. And now they've given them permission to go down and shoot us.

Mike Myers: [stands frozen in horror, decides to pretend nothing happened and stick with the teleprompter]

Kanye: George Bush doesn't care about black people.

Mike Myers: [descends into complete panic]  Please call -- [camera cuts off]

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Response to Davie Josh Monday, Sep. 08, 2008 at 3:37 PM
life isn't served on a silver platter a war vet Wednesday, Jan. 09, 2008 at 10:06 PM
Kanye is a racist Average White Male Friday, Dec. 21, 2007 at 10:14 PM
Whatever Pissed off brother Friday, Nov. 16, 2007 at 4:10 PM
Umm yea OK?! SABA G. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007 at 9:52 PM
US AS BLACK PEOLE NEED A SERIOUS WAKE UP CALL A Pissed off Black man Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006 at 9:55 AM
Brothers Stop Repeatking what some Democrats who want election or media tell you A Pissed off Black man Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006 at 9:30 AM
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