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The Definitive History of “George Bush doesn’t care about black people”

Yesterday I caught this tweet in the timeline (thanks to Chance who retweeted it). I even read it in Kanye’s voice too.


Naturally, I clicked and was fascinated by the oral history of this historic television and cultural moment almost 10 years to the date in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. We all know the moment, and we all know how it impacted Kanye West.

To me, the article was refreshing because I had forgotten, along with 2/3 of the people in the poll, Kanye’s poignant remarks towards the media before his iconic 7 words on George Bush.

Click here to read the full recollection and watch below to refresh your memory as well.