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MallRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-07-04 10:07 AM
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12. "Elvis was a hero to most...
...but he never meant shit to me."

What a great line. In one sentence, he pretty much summed up the entire black-white cultural disconnect in America.

Fight the power... we got to FIGHT THE POWERS THAT BE!

-MR
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  -Chuck D says Reagan era is precisely why he started Public Enemy ChavezSpeakstheTruth  Jun-07-04 08:14 AM   #0 
  - Their intro was great! Big news of the weekend: Sopranos finale,  robbedvoter   Jun-07-04 08:16 AM   #1 
  - It was great. I thought they were going to do the whole show ignoring  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 08:19 AM   #3 
  - Good for him  Joanne98   Jun-07-04 08:18 AM   #2 
  - Public Enemy  mark414   Jun-07-04 08:31 AM   #4 
  - Agreed. And Chuck was and is the greatest figure in hip hop history  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 08:33 AM   #5 
  - Reagan used the fiction of the Welfare Queen to, as HoDean says, "divide..  AP   Jun-07-04 08:56 AM   #6 
  - And the prison industry went into overdrive during Reagan's reign  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 08:58 AM   #7 
     - America's response to people at the bottom trying to demand  AP   Jun-07-04 09:42 AM   #8 
        - What you're talking about is socialism to the Reaganites!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:01 AM   #10 
           - The shocking thing is that money, if invested into hurting communties,  AP   Jun-07-04 10:05 AM   #11 
  - Reagan inspired a lot of people to get motivated against fascism  rumguy   Jun-07-04 09:44 AM   #9 
  - And we got Public Enemy out of it.  AP   Jun-07-04 10:12 AM   #14 
     - Refuse to lose!!!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:20 AM   #19 
  - "Elvis was a hero to most...  MallRat   Jun-07-04 10:07 AM   #12 
  - Wha?  Feanorcurufinwe   Jun-07-04 10:10 AM   #13 
  - Many in the black community resent Elvis for, in their view, getting filth  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:18 AM   #17 
  - I have a tape of Elvis in the recording studio and it's hard to hear the  AP   Jun-07-04 10:43 AM   #23 
  - Yes, I know Chuck D is making a generalization.  MallRat   Jun-07-04 10:26 AM   #21 
  - "Man he's straight up rascist, that sucker was simple and plain  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:15 AM   #15 
  - Reagan's policies inspired me to become a social worker  noonwitch   Jun-07-04 10:16 AM   #16 
  - Reagan and the Moral Majority  Walt Starr   Jun-07-04 10:19 AM   #18 
  - I got a letter from the government the other day  bicentennial_baby   Jun-07-04 10:24 AM   #20 
     - They wanted me for the Army or whatever  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:37 AM   #22 
 

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