Man In Recent Dreadlock Cutting Photo Controversy Gives HIS Side Of The Story

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  • Fredrica Graham
    Fredrica Graham  2 hours back

    I bet everything this woman has said to these young men their mother and older family members have said to him a million times, and he never heard it.
    But that "good" white woman tell them the same thing and know you hear it, oh SHE got your best interest art heart.
    Black men Will praise white women like gods.
    But Will sell out, call black women hoes and bitches. And the black women reached down And pick him up, protest for him, and financially take care of him. And the black woman is still his enemy.
    This young man is lost and yet these Black men are sitting hear not even schooling him on this white womans history, just laughing at him instead of schooling him.
    I'm sad for black men.
    This is my opinion.
    You want to change it, prove me wrong. I bet black men comments prove me right.
    I'll be 👀.

    • ortem000
      ortem000  16 hours back

      Love your children and make sure they are well educated folks.

      • Johhny VanJohnson
        Johhny VanJohnson  22 hours back

        I don't see why this was a big deal. It was clear at the beginning of this controversy that dude was saying that in Chicago at that time, dreads were associated with gang life in the hood, I.e. If you were a young nigga and had dreads, in most cases it symbolized that you were about that action. In a attempt to get his life straight, he chose to cut his hair as a symbol of all change. His comments were not an indictment of all people with dreads lol.

        • Miles Walker
          Miles Walker  2 days back

          Big Up to Ebro for that Legendary Buju Banton t-shirt!!! Much love to him after his recent release of 10years in prison down in Georgia!...I pray for knowledge, guidance and enlightenment for this young brotha Kobe...I don’t blame him, he is just trying to change his life

          • Dmoore914
            Dmoore914  2 days back

            The system got his ass

            • Adrian P
              Adrian P  2 days back

              When I read the comments it's mindblowing after all of the work Jay Z has done in the community how quickly so many would throw all that away and turn on him without allowing him the opportunity to manifest his vision and how it may help the community. Last but not least don't sleep on the media's decisive narrative Jaz Z sells out. Did Jay Z betray Kap ect. All negative nothing even optimistic. Don't fall into there trick bag if Jay falls short we should condem him but let's at least see where this goes.

              • rick rude
                rick rude  2 days back

                Dang! Sound like im listening to Corey Wise

                • KillahManjaro
                  KillahManjaro  2 days back

                  If your willing to cut your locs, you don't deserve them.

                  • whatudoin1
                    whatudoin1  3 days back

                    america is so rotten ! There goes a kid that had lost hope ,been shot and was about to go to prison ...It looks like that org. helped his family and gave him a job and responsabilities in the process .Yet people are shitting on them because of a picture

                    • Cocoa Tea
                      Cocoa Tea  3 days back

                      This is White Infiltration, Indoctrination , and Informancy. With the teaching of Self Black Hate, at iis Fullest. And its is some Sick S**t.

                      And to ALL of those..Making excuses for this bs. Im calling you ALL , sick Mfers. Every last one of you. Even you commrnters cheering this bs.

                      This is another case of Black Parents and willfully ignorant Tap Dancin A** Black.ppl. Wanting another Floyd Mayweather or Tyson. SO BAD.. To come out of this RW, FBI ran Indoctrination & Informant, Ctr. Thats its worth. Selling the Souls of young black.ppl. Teaching them that their life is somehow NOT, in as much DANGER, because White Boy Rob, can be killed just as quick too. WTF kind of brainwashing are ppl from OUR COMMUNITY, Hot 97 and ypu Tap Dancin clowns in these comments. Helping these Mfers to promote in our Community? Cause thats what yawll are doing. Telling White ppl its okay to come INFILTRATE, our communities. Beacause a bunch a TAP DANCIN A** Black Folks. Like it!

                      So when Floyd Mayweatger gave our community the Fn Finger. By making sure we saw him KISSIN GUCCI's A** Im gonna assume that all you Tap Dancin A** Black Folks. Had no problem. With him doing that. So it must be your thing. To kiss White ppls A**. And the A**es of the ppl from our Community. Who kiss they A**es.

                      And I love our Kids. But this. young man. Is LOST. And already Indoctrinated And the Grown ups around him. Are. Fn Despicable in my eyes. I went to bat with EVERY White Teacher or Authority figure. That came at my son sideways. And I always told my son. Adults , would be given the benefit of the doubt. Until I got the WHOLE STORY, with both of them in my .presence. And every single time. My son was proven to be right. And I had his back EVERYTIME. You wasnt Effin with my black child. Nor were you going to WARP, his mindset.

                      And this womans HISTORY. Woulda been VETTED. Before I sent my child. Anywhere near this MFER or anybody associated with her. Regardless of them being black either. They really would get cussed out WORSE.. For capiin for her A**. And allowing her to POLLUTE our Childrens Fn minds.

                      • GA30901
                        GA30901  3 days back

                        Sally helped saved a lot of black young men from going the wrong path. Yet most of you black people care about is some damn hair. Shot 14 times and survived. Not many black men can say that. I'm happy for Kobe still here living a better life. Really so disappointed in my black people. Care more about some damn hair style instead of these black men lives.

                        • melony stove
                          melony stove  3 days back

                          Propaganda

                          • fresh2def234eva
                            fresh2def234eva  4 days back

                            Sounds paid to say this

                            • HP
                              HP  4 days back

                              I hear the young brother...but I still dnt trust the politics behind it

                              • soon come
                                soon come  4 days back

                                Blacks Killing Each Other, Whites Picking Up The Pieces, What's New?

                                • jose cabrera
                                  jose cabrera  4 days back

                                  Someone tell me how this dude got a plane ticket a room and how he paid for the expenses to go to this show?? And why he wearing a football shirt?? Someone working that damage control!!!

                                  • handzupinc
                                    handzupinc  4 days back

                                    Severely disappointed in ebro for letting roc nation use them for propaganda

                                    • Damon Scaletta
                                      Damon Scaletta  4 days back

                                      Dreadlocks is not even a black hair style

                                      • THE_ TEMPLE
                                        THE_ TEMPLE  4 days back

                                        I’m not gonna lie my first impression is to think this kid is SLOW. But Chicago’s inner city is intense and he is a product of his environment. Prayers to him. This kid got his dread for ALL Wrong reasons so it’s only right he cuts them off and grow them back when he understands why we grow our hair out.

                                      • Jeff Jones
                                        Jeff Jones  4 days back

                                        That kid sounds ignorant as hell. no wonder they chose to use him to be their poster child for blacks supporting white supremacy.

                                        • NIC NAC FATTY SACS
                                          NIC NAC FATTY SACS  4 days back

                                          Ebro doin control for white folks... they really take black people for suckas

                                          • gblueslover2
                                            gblueslover2  4 days back

                                            But you know what ? _No matter_ *what* this man has to say, his side of the story AND HIS OPINIONS and angle on it will be negated by the RADICAL blacks who's agenda is *_"RACISM"_*
                                            ...These LOUDMOUTHS would like to silence this man because it negates their racist agenda.

                                            Just wait too.... These radicals *_will N-E-V-E-R_* admit fault or guilt.

                                            • handzupinc
                                              handzupinc  4 days back

                                              You sound insanely ignorant

                                          • QTee
                                            QTee  4 days back

                                            It's only "intimidating" because the hair isn't straightened.. if you knew anything at all about it, you'd know that the Rastafari is very humble and in their religion, they pray to Jah- they are the most humble people in Caribbean/Ethiopian heritage... but America- fuxking exploit everything smh. He's embarrassing and dont need to wear them anyway, so good he cut them off, because he is ignorant about them and shouldn't be wearing them in the first place

                                            • QTee
                                              QTee  4 days back

                                              @blakefeeldz1 just because a group of people decide to stick something in their head does not change the original meaning of it. If these brainwashed AAs believe everything about being Black is "bad" then they will undoubtedly associate everything that is with it as something "bad," but that doesn't make it true nor so. This is why they should NOT wear them at all because they have disassociated the meaning and original context of its use due to ignorance and unfamiliarity. In other words, it is another form of appropriation.

                                            • blakefeeldz1
                                              blakefeeldz1  4 days back

                                              QTee It's not religious over here and in Chicago it's mostly gang culture!

                                          • QTee
                                            QTee  4 days back

                                            ThIs is why dont rock our dreads.. you Yankees dont respect what Rasta really means and stands for. To you all, its a style, but to us, it's a HERITAGE... and you @@!$ think everything is a fuxking fashion show... you are not a part of our culture... you dont even know wtf youre talking about

                                            • In The Mix Radio
                                              In The Mix Radio  4 days back

                                              Going fishing with cops and making brownies wirh them WTF.

                                              • bomber zeek
                                                bomber zeek  5 days back

                                                obviously this kid is mentally challenged smh

                                                • Quin Mallory
                                                  Quin Mallory  5 days back

                                                  She is pure

                                                  • bobshenix
                                                    bobshenix  5 days back

                                                    @ 15:30 The information isn't hard to obtain. Yes, ALL colors/creeds of people get shot by police. It's just that only incidents with black victims get publicized into international news stories. Almost every day a white man is shot by police. If DANIEL SHAVERS was a black man, everybody would know his name.... instead his egregious execution (at the hands of a cop who walked despite video evidence) flies under the radar. All lives matter!

                                                    • MFKNRMX The Bang Messiah
                                                      MFKNRMX The Bang Messiah  3 days back

                                                      Spoken like a true non black person. 💯 #nolivesmatter

                                                    • bobshenix
                                                      bobshenix  4 days back

                                                      @handzupinc They don't matter any less than any other lives. Just as many white or Mexican men are shot by police every year, usually more. Only difference is there is not a national story for those victims.

                                                    • handzupinc
                                                      handzupinc  4 days back

                                                      All lives dont matter until black lives do

                                                  • SHAUN VAN PRUDE
                                                    SHAUN VAN PRUDE  5 days back

                                                    Lol this dude clueless. Did he know Sally had a connection with the FBI and trump? Sally ain't gone tell this nigga her business.

                                                    • walter cozart
                                                      walter cozart  6 days back

                                                      It's so much you can cover-up for Jay! But jay making you all lose credibility

                                                      • Xilla Stephan
                                                        Xilla Stephan  6 days back

                                                        🤔🤔This Nigga CLEARLY has some type of Retardation, is no1 gonna speak on it, side bar he Favors Kory from The exonerated five formerly known as the Central Park five

                                                        • DaYungGxD DBLVZX
                                                          DaYungGxD DBLVZX  6 days back

                                                          sorry I can't do it. I repsect this dude because I know chicago is a city of it's own. Ain't no way I could try to understand what he had to do to survive. Even so, it's like I said, white people get to have piercings, gauge earrings, tattoos, and long hairstyles. Don't tell me locks are intimidating. If you're intimidated then you need to work out those racial/prejudice issues you have going on in your mind. 💯

                                                          • DaYungGxD DBLVZX
                                                            DaYungGxD DBLVZX  3 days back

                                                            @CrooK first off, I'm not racist and it's not about white vs black. In the end we are all human. Despite this, stereotypes exists and this young brother has fallen victim to it.

                                                            With this in mind, will you judge me because of the texture of my hair? Because that is what happened here. If his hair texture was straighter then perhaps he would have not been perceive as a threat. And therein lies the problem, my hair texture had been deemed a problem. And that is a problem!

                                                          • CrooK
                                                            CrooK  3 days back

                                                            White people are judged and looked down on for having those things, so that's not really a point.

                                                        • kbshowtyme
                                                          kbshowtyme  6 days back

                                                          People in this comment section is missing the big picture. If We(Black People) took care of our people / family this guy wouldn't have went to Sally for a haircut. The real question is where was any of our people during this time? . It seems too much of the blame is pointed in the wrong direction. Listening to Kobe makes me think his entire circle failed him and people wonder why there's so many deaths in Chicago?

                                                          • Patriot
                                                            Patriot  3 days back

                                                            @handzupinc sounds like you are the ignorant ass. try reading actual stats, if you can read. white men are by far, shot and killed by police, than black men. this fact isn't arguable but I am sure you'll choose to disagree. being that your tendency to allow race in all issues, to be your leading mindset.

                                                          • handzupinc
                                                            handzupinc  4 days back

                                                            @bobshenix killed by police is the leading cause of death for young black men....go sit your ignorant ass down

                                                          • bobshenix
                                                            bobshenix  5 days back

                                                            @ 15:30 is part of the problem. The longer young black kids are led to believe this (that other colors don't get shot by police) the more harm will be done and the more excuses will be made for idiotic behavior.

                                                        • TelliT2TV
                                                          TelliT2TV  6 days back

                                                          The Crusher's club sounds like a recreation center. In addition, the club is teaching kids to box and plant which could be recreationally therapeutic, but are they being educated on using these tools outside of the club to maybe bring positive changes to their community, or even establishing a career of their own from what they've learned? I would like to hear the success stories of people who have actually gone through the program and is now a progressive independent adult, because I'm really not buying this BS. This interview was extremely watered down.

                                                          • Jeff Jones
                                                            Jeff Jones  4 days back

                                                            Crusher's club is a slave factory

                                                        • Cherry Love
                                                          Cherry Love  6 days back

                                                          "Yea..let's get another "brother" to bail us out once again. Have anybody interviewed the lady who cut his dreads? I understand that this program is mandatory for the men who have gotten into trouble. So they are forced to go there. Do they have therapists there? After they leave there, then what? Will they have a job? A trade? It was sickening to watch that young man praise this woman. I hope when he is done with that program, he is able to do more then just fish, plant flowers, and hang out with cops. If not, he could end up right back where he started.

                                                          • DO 4 SELF
                                                            DO 4 SELF  6 days back

                                                            ....Crushers club?,,,,, how bout book club!,,, young man has horrible diction,, overall it all feels saddening to me,,I wish the young brother the best!!

                                                            • Bobby Jhay
                                                              Bobby Jhay  7 days back

                                                              Why do black people so obsessed in always having a white savior? Feel for kobe, looking back for copz/ gangz, fi ding refuge in a halfway house, while trying to avoid the penitentiary and cemetery up ahead in the distance.

                                                              • Quam'e Shabazz
                                                                Quam'e Shabazz  7 days back

                                                                Dude ass a goofy

                                                                • Big Daddy J
                                                                  Big Daddy J  7 days back

                                                                  Ebro, I can't believe y'all fell for this DAMAGE CONTROL BULLS*IT. Y'all some SUCKAS!

                                                                • IceManLikeGervin
                                                                  IceManLikeGervin  7 days back

                                                                  This brother was calling that white woman a god...a freaking god on social media. That Crushers Club is a brainwashing cult facility. It's not dreads that the police target it's black/brown skin. Rich white folks helping out vulnerable innercity youth- Penn State anyone? Everyone but Jay Z coming out of the woodwork to explain away this devilish action. The capitive will be led to captivity. Even my societal conditioning has been conditioned. I'm more than positive that there are many AfricanAmerican foundations in Chicago that could have used this money than an All Lives Matter Police charity.

                                                                  • Blaq DaveDukes
                                                                    Blaq DaveDukes  7 days back

                                                                    And not to be that guy but it looks like you didn't become the CEO of apple now that you cut your hair what happened 😭😭

                                                                    • Blaq DaveDukes
                                                                      Blaq DaveDukes  7 days back

                                                                      Hey so since your such a supporter of hers do you also think the blacks in Chicago need a curfew and that trump should send in the army to stop gang violence ?? Why are they only asking about his dreads shes said much worse things smh i hate when people do that

                                                                      • Blaq DaveDukes
                                                                        Blaq DaveDukes  2 days back

                                                                        @PicoNico MyMixtapezmy man lol im not gonna say your wrong for supporting him i still support bill cosby and he a rapist so if you wanna support a murder drug dealer im cool with it but we're not going to act like GD's aren't a gang they look out for self not community or they wouldn't do what they do.. Send me the link of the GD's in Chicago standing up to the police after the shot an unarmed black man send me the link of them putting out a house fire or paying for kids to go to college ill wait

                                                                      • PicoNico MyMixtapez
                                                                        PicoNico MyMixtapez  2 days back

                                                                        @Blaq DaveDukes One person's freedom fighter is another person's terrorist. The constitution says "All men are created equal" but the finding founders had slaves. The disciples are seen as a "gang" by those outside of Chicago but they are also seen as an organization that promotes growth and development inside Chicago. To each his own.

                                                                      • Blaq DaveDukes
                                                                        Blaq DaveDukes  2 days back

                                                                        @Tray Jack yea cause the army has such a great reputation of not killing civilians and since when has this country cared about black people the only time Chicago is brought up is to make white people feel better to give racist a talking point and to make fox news ratings go up wanna stop the violence how about not putting the same criminals in the streets you shouldn't have a case in this country with a violent criminal is on his 10th arrest in the same neighborhood bet you dont even know the reason they do that is to keep crimes out of their neighbors its called the bottle neck if you know where they are cause you put them there, you don't have to go looking for them ..and who cares if they kill a bunch of innocent black people

                                                                      • Blaq DaveDukes
                                                                        Blaq DaveDukes  2 days back

                                                                        @PicoNico MyMixtapez no that hoover guy can rot in jail he started a gang that led to thousand of deaths and millions of crimes who cares about that dirt bag

                                                                      • Tray Jack
                                                                        Tray Jack  4 days back

                                                                        PicoNico MyMixtapez considering the fact that Chicago has had 25 mass shootings Maybe the army needs to go there. There’s a reason they nicknamed Chicago Chiraq

                                                                    • R
                                                                      R  7 days back

                                                                      He went to the organization because the COURTS/government made him go. This young man needs black men role models in his community. My brothers please reach out and educate this young man about his real culture not the TV culture.

                                                                      • R
                                                                        R  3 hours back

                                                                        @Your conscious I never said they required anything and you also don't know what me or "people" do or dont do. Get to your point

                                                                      • Your conscious
                                                                        Your conscious  3 hours back

                                                                        R people love to criticize but never want to help. Crushers club is solid and for the community and they don’t require you to cut locks.

                                                                      • kilo lowe
                                                                        kilo lowe  6 days back

                                                                        @R all good. This world just crazy. Alot of gun violence for no reason.

                                                                      • R
                                                                        R  7 days back

                                                                        @kilo lowe too bad that when I mentioned TV culture I was referring to the stereotypes

                                                                      • kilo lowe
                                                                        kilo lowe  7 days back

                                                                        Shot 14 times. I'll take tv life after that. Just sayin. Culture

                                                                    • Cantkillwills
                                                                      Cantkillwills  7 days back

                                                                      he at least 37

                                                                    • Eddie Muchemu
                                                                      Eddie Muchemu  7 days back

                                                                      LOL Roc Nation wants y'all to love them so bad

                                                                      • Dandre Richardson
                                                                        Dandre Richardson  5 days back

                                                                        R because it’s a relevant comparison. How can you be upset with roc nation working with the nfl and not Eric Reid. For someone who feels oppressed by the NFL he sure was in a thunderstorm last night going harder for that shield on his jersey than he has for social injustice. Show me a pic of him fighting social injustice during a storm and my mind will change. The hypocrisy is hilarious to me

                                                                      • R
                                                                        R  5 days back

                                                                        @Dandre Richardson how do you known what he has done off the field? Why can't he do both? Why are you cha going the narrative from Jay to Eric Reid?

                                                                      • Dandre Richardson
                                                                        Dandre Richardson  5 days back

                                                                        R so he needs the nfl to survive? He can’t do anything else besides play football? Why not retire and focus on social injustice, I mean he hasn’t done much on that front since he started kneeling. He needs the league more than roc nation from what I see.

                                                                      • R
                                                                        R  5 days back

                                                                        @Dandre Richardson Eric Reid is employed by the league. You dont know what your talking about. He worked his whole life to play professional football.

                                                                      • Dandre Richardson
                                                                        Dandre Richardson  5 days back

                                                                        R they don’t need to nfl just like Eric Reid doesn’t, but we see how that’s going.

                                                                    • austin sinclair
                                                                      austin sinclair  7 days back

                                                                      Yall went too hard to try to clean this up

                                                                      • austin sinclair
                                                                        austin sinclair  7 days back

                                                                        Who asked you ??? I don't debate with dummies sorry...😂😂😂😂 👆👆👆👆👋

                                                                      • Dandre Richardson
                                                                        Dandre Richardson  7 days back

                                                                        No one went hard to clean it up. Y’all went hard trying to take a picture and make it more than what it was. Guess the lie is more entertaining to you

                                                                    • Siammarcus
                                                                      Siammarcus  7 days back

                                                                      Wow this interview is unbelievable, literally!!! OK he's 19, Ok.. they teach them boxing, OK... they cook with them and they take them fishing ..OK.., they cut off locks... OOOOK ... what’s missing? Oh yeah.. A GOT DAM JOB!!!! working at a flower farm many be good while your in the program but how many flower farms are in the urban community. Here’s a better one, How many black people do you see working in flower shops. Here’s a thought, What about prepping them to take the GED/AHD or learning to write a resume and dress for an interview or using proper FN diction. What about budgeting/money management. So now the new model is that we need white women to raise black men…? What the Hell is happening at Hot 97, Ebro if you guys keep putting it all on the line to cover Jay Z, Ebro in the morning will quickly become the new FOX NEWS!!!

                                                                      • Siammarcus
                                                                        Siammarcus  4 days back

                                                                        @See LS I agree its not a binay choice, you can have both, but dont lose site of the issue. The issue that most have with THIS program is it's racist stigma and rejection of cultural and in some cases rejection of religious inclusivness. Because their currently fashionable populaity, many forget that locks are a a very relevent aspect of Rastafarianism. Lock are associated with the Nazarite vow and associated with Samson, the strongest man in the Bible. Yet programs like the boys and girls club offers both and has done it for year without promoting such cultural offensiveness. Take a look at the famous diverse Alumni of The Boy's & Girl's Club. No one program is perfect but you can't argue with their Proven track record of affectiveness. Why not give them the money?

                                                                      • See LS
                                                                        See LS  5 days back

                                                                        Siammarcus it’s not a binary choice bruh. Did you catch the part that this club was an AFTER SCHOOL program? You act like someone is arguing against the importance of education, no the argument is that there are other things as important as education. Being a functioning, civil, and disciplined kid in an school environment is critical to actually learning anything while at school. If throwing books at these kids were the answer they wouldn’t need to come there.

                                                                      • Siammarcus
                                                                        Siammarcus  6 days back

                                                                        I understand you point clearly. Still at the end of the day what is our goal for these valued youth that have deviated for their intended course? Is it to plot an alternate course of sight-seeing of sunshine and rainbows? No!!, It’s to get them back on track... It to motivate them to completing their education goals, securing exceptional employment and become respectable self-sufficient, productive member of society, right? OK let talk FACTS: According to the 2018 US. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is roughly a $270 DIFFERENTIAL between the salary of the African American Male in comparison to everyone else or every other race. The only group that is payed less than the African American Male... is the African American Female. Again, let’s talk FACTS: According to the New York Times article “The $15 Minimum Wage Is here. Why we need $33 an Hour.” Congress is trying to raise the minimum wage to $15.00 by the end of this year. Yet according to this secret recession that the Gerrymander-er and Thief (Trump) has placed us in, the average family will need twice that, plus three more dollars to survive. Again, I get your point, but please DON'T MISS THE FOREST FOR THE TREE'S!!! Yet I must say, that I do agree with your last statement. Your are right as it relates to your club, …they shouldn’t have to solve everything... but they should address the most relevant thing that currently plagues our community …and that thing is education. But if you don’t think that education is most relevant thing as it relates to our people/community, then please tell me, what the hell is...

                                                                      • Siammarcus
                                                                        Siammarcus  6 days back

                                                                        ​@See LS

                                                                      • See LS
                                                                        See LS  6 days back

                                                                        Siammarcus not sure how much you know about boxing but in addition to what you said it builds confidence, character, helps improve mental health, physical health, builds camaraderie, etc. Obviously those are all tools valuable in any job or position. My point however was not that boxing or gardening is the it all be all in solving underserved youth in Chicago. My point is why does this organization need to have a job placement program to be impactful? There are hundreds of ways to make an impact and this is what this org choose. Maybe the best way to connect to these youth in that community isn’t a job skill but a constructive outlet for aggression. This organization doesn’t have to solve everything to mean everything to those involved.

                                                                    • Matt AdRev
                                                                      Matt AdRev  7 days back

                                                                      DO ANY OF YOU LIVE IN CHICAGO? Dreads are cultural for black americans in general, but also VERY related to gang affiliation in Chicago's South and West Side. Even more so when you are aged 14 - 25. If you aren't aware of this you are speaking WELL out of turn. This young man is trying to change the trajectory of his life. Guess what, HE wanted to cut his hair and sorry it had to be the white lady. The white lady that has been guiding and showing this young mind love Mon - Fri for how knows how long? My god...I lived in Chicago and guess what, these communities need ANYONE who is willing and brave enough to help.

                                                                      • QTee
                                                                        QTee  4 days back

                                                                        No it is not no "culture for Black Americans" it is a Rasta heritage and it originated in Ethiopia. AAs dont really know anything about it and treat as no more than fashion..thats your guys's problem.

                                                                      • Stanlayy7000
                                                                        Stanlayy7000  6 days back

                                                                        I understand this but from my experience the only way for a black person to break from being associated with gangs and crime is to not be black in the first place. That's an impossible task to complete! Let every gang member on the South and Westside cut their hair into high top fades and watch those be stereotyped within 2-3 years. It's not what's on your head, it's what's in it.

                                                                      • Tampa Florida
                                                                        Tampa Florida  6 days back

                                                                        Who u work for 🧐

                                                                      • Matt AdRev
                                                                        Matt AdRev  7 days back

                                                                        gosh..... this guy (who actually grew up and almost got killed in Chicago) is trying to explain what locks mean in CHICAGO west/south side specifically. Also...all these comments about this young man's metal ability is absolutely disgusting. Again WHAT HAVE YOU GUYS DONE FOR CHICAGO"S KIDS??? Bunch of keyboard warriors all up in social media and not actually doin a damn thing. My friend is white and assistant principle in Austin (you from CHI you know the area) ...sooooo should she not be up in there helping the kids? Let me tell you something jack, not ONE of her kids was ever questioning her whiteness when she was genuinely trying her best and they could tell. LASTLY (since I lived in Chicago for 11 years) - my god you really don't know how desperate and dangerous it is out there and how much it effects these young kids. I can't imagine the PTSD all these kids have - they ALL have had friends killed by gun violence.

                                                                      • Eddie Muchemu
                                                                        Eddie Muchemu  7 days back

                                                                        lol sally aint special, she just got an understanding of black life