“Abe Lincoln freed and protected the slaves and he was republican,” Kanye’s friend texted him. “Republicans were the ones who’s helped black people. democrats protected the rights of the slave owners in the south.”
The tweet, which has since been deleted, can be viewed above.
West has been heavily criticized by high profile celebrities and late night talk show hosts. South African national Trevor Noah quickly turned on Kanye, claiming the rapper must have “realized he’s too rich to not be Republican.”
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) April 30, 2018
Tell your man yes the southern Dixiecrats WERE racist, BUT in 1964 LBJ signed the civil rights act and they left Dems to become southern base of the GOP, fact. Look up Nixon’s “southern strategy” Ye the Dodgers used to play in Brooklyn too,they’re not the same team playing I. LA
— Nik Carter (@TheNotoriousNIK) April 30, 2018
West’s close friend and entertainment peer John Legend urged Kanye to “reconsider aligning” his thoughts with popular liberal ideology. But it doesn’t look like these tactics are working. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”http://dailycaller.com/2018/04/30/kanye-west-slaves-tweet/” target=”_blank”]