AZEALIA BANKS remains Raw and Uncut in Playboy Interview


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Hands down the interview of the year.

You said black people aren’t supposed to be Christians. What religion do you identify with?
I don’t want to say, but I’ll tell you about one form of the religion. It’s called 21 Divisions. When they brought the slaves over to the Caribbean, they syncretized all their African gods with Catholic saints. So in 21 Divisions there are black gods and goddesses, and my mother practiced that when I was little. Whenever problems happened, we turned to 21 Divisions to fix it. It’s funny, because my friends on the block in Harlem, their mothers would be like, “Oh, you fucking with that witchcraft. You working roots.” You can cleanse people with root work or do bad things to them. But 21 Divisions is celestial.

Is there someone whose career you’d like to emulate?

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[video] Trigger-Happy Police Kill Unarmed Jonathan Ferrell Former Football Player (Who Just Needed Help After Car Crash)

 

Another black man killed by police, this is all too common in this country, and we don’t see a peep of this from the mainstream media.

via Gawker

Jonathan Ferrell, 24, crashed his car early Saturday morning, and approached a home, looking for help. The residents, unsure of who was outside, called the police. When the officers arrived, Ferell ran towards them, only to be shot several times. Ferell, who might have been badly shaken up by the accident, died on the scene.

“It was a pretty serious accident,” Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe told CNN. Ferell had to climb out the back window of the car.

The officer who shot Ferell, Randall Kerrick, was charged with voluntary manslaughter on Saturday, a felony charge that means the killing was done in self-defense. Police were called to the scene when a homeowner noticed Ferell outside.

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