I saw the news and I had flashbacks to hearing Rizwan Ahmed aka Riz MC dropping beats at the London Mela in 2006 and rapping to his latest track: the satire and controversial infested â€œ9-11 Blues.â€
So with hate groups on the rise and President Obama being forced to drive The Beast, we havenâ€™t really moved past the post-9/11 state of racism in this country, have we? Furthermore, our President is the most protected President in American history and I know some people who are more concerned about his safety than whether heâ€™ll do his job.
If heâ€™s assassinated, like John F. Kennedy, he canâ€™t do what we want, now can he?
So this brings me full circle to the issue of Bollywood super legend Shah Rukh Khan being detained SaturdayÂ at the airport in Newark, New Jersey.
In a state where the vast majority of the minority are South Asian people, where people from India and Pakistan were vouching for the man, a man that some worship as a God, you mean to tell me, Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration had NO idea what was going on? [Read more...]