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Houston police shut down Kanye West's screening for racially-charged music video New Slaves
dailymail.co.uk ^ | May 26,2013 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 05/26/2013 9:06:55 PM PDT by NoLibZone

A public screening for Kanye West's music video New Slaves was shut down by police Friday night.

The rapper, who has been promoting screenings of the clip around the world via Twitter, was scheduled to unveil the visual for his controversial track at the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas at 9:45pm.

According to the Houston Chronicle, local authorities broke up a crowd that had gathered to see the video, threatening to arrest anyone who failed to comply for trespassing.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News
KEYWORDS: racepimping4cash
Race pimping for cash.

That today's blacks flock to the party of the Confederacy, the KKK, Jim Crow Laws and the filibuster of the 1964 Civil Rights Act negates their claims of being concerned about what their forefathers went through.


1 posted on 05/26/2013 9:06:55 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

Kanye West made a movie about current US taxpayers?


2 posted on 05/26/2013 9:18:24 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: NoLibZone

Yes, Kanye West...I use to be just like him, scream and yell and do movements like I had CP while a record that I didn’t record played. Of course I was only about 3 at the time.


3 posted on 05/26/2013 9:24:18 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Secret Agent Man

Yeah.

He made a TeaParty movie.

The US middle class is the new CURRENT slave.

They steal the fruits of our labor.


4 posted on 05/26/2013 9:31:50 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: NoLibZone

The Rothko Chapel?
And the Central LIbrary?
And the Bush Memorial to screen his n word, get a piece (as in firearm), I’m going to go to the Hampton’s and burn your house down..and do something horrific to your wife...involving her mouth, and leaving the remains of his act on her blouse.. I’d rather be a Pr*ck, than a swallower..just offensive on all levels of decency video?

Ah, Kanye, you one percenter you.


5 posted on 05/26/2013 10:23:41 PM PDT by sockmonkey (Of Course I didn't read the article. After all, this is FreeRepublic..)
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To: NoLibZone

Why did the Houston Police stop the screening of the video? Was it the content alone? That tool can and will be used against us too. Obama and his fusion centers have already basically catagorized TEA as terrorist. The IRS targets TEA for supression.

The story at the link didn’t explain the why of this action. Was it some sort of needed permit for public performance situation thing?


6 posted on 05/26/2013 10:26:57 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: DesertRhino

I have no idea the stated reason, but I confess that when I saw his New “song” unveiled on NBC, I got the impression, it was encouraging his listeners/true believers to do harm to certain groups of people..

He is such trash..Remember his Kanye West Foundation Charity?

It spent over 500,000 dollars annually before it was shuttered..One year it gave 539 dollars, IIRC, to “charity”, and the next year $0.


7 posted on 05/26/2013 10:41:23 PM PDT by sockmonkey (Of Course I didn't read the article. After all, this is FreeRepublic..)
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To: NoLibZone
Who cares about this gay fish anyways.
8 posted on 05/26/2013 10:42:12 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: DesertRhino

The reason was no permits, no permission, private property..
Apparently in Houston, they ran from place to place, but got shut down..

http://blogs.houstonpress.com/rocks/2013/05/kanye_new_slaves_projections.php

Then they must’ve headed west on I-10 towards San Antonio..too bad the floods didn’t wash them away.

They thought they were going to project this video on to the side of the Alamo..

http://blog.mysanantonio.com/downtown/2013/05/park-police-wont-allow-video/

About 500 people gathered at the Alamo on Sunday night to see Kanye West’s new video, “New Slaves,” projected on the Texas shrine.

But it never happened.
San Antonio police officers said no permit for the projection had been issued, and that if someone attempted to set up a projector, it would quickly be put to a stop.

“We were never asked, and we were never told what was going to happen,” said Mark Loeffler, spokesperson for the Texas General Land Office, the Alamo’s caretaker. “It’s sad that people have such little respect for the Alamo.”


9 posted on 05/26/2013 11:40:33 PM PDT by sockmonkey (Of Course I didn't read the article. After all, this is FreeRepublic..)
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To: sockmonkey

If it’s such an artistically great piece, why don’t they just premier the video by broadcasting it on Twitter instead of trying to project it on every public structure?


10 posted on 05/26/2013 11:52:51 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: NoLibZone
I know the basic plot of the video.

Git Whitey

They want to start a race war.
11 posted on 05/27/2013 1:30:12 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: DesertRhino
The story at the link didn’t explain the why of this action.

Agreed. Without an explanation of why, this report is pretty worthless. When I first read it outside this forum, I just assumed it was a piece put out by West's publicity team to gin up fake controversy and get free publicity for an otherwise unmarketable commodity.

West was probably told to move along for holding an unlicensed event, but leaving that extremely relevant part of the story out can only be intentional.

12 posted on 05/27/2013 2:11:58 AM PDT by PressurePoint
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To: Bon mots

“They want to start a race war.”

They are losing a low-profile race war to Hispanics (in the drug trade, the workplace, politically, and demographically); any hopes they have of fighting “whitey” are pipe dreams. By importing a new “preferred minority”, and encircling black enclaves with them, liberal whites have basically confined many blacks to urban “reservations”.


13 posted on 05/27/2013 3:24:37 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: kearnyirish2

Blacks are winning over Hispanics in other ways. They have glommed onto far more Gov’t jobs especially Federal ones in in DC. We have a black (coffee colored) president and attorney general. Blacks are far more entrenched in politics than Hispanics who just got here (legal illegal immigration) and many don’t vote
Over the long haul though Hispanics will outnumber and prevail over blacks and become the number one minority. They also have higher birth rates and more immigrate here than do Africans


14 posted on 05/27/2013 6:10:01 AM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: NoLibZone
The video in question is on the linked article...I tried to listen... but I do not have have degree in ebonics or sub culture tribal ranting...

Anybody care to interpret for us...?

15 posted on 05/27/2013 6:27:23 AM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: Popman

A black man can’t get elected President because of racism


16 posted on 05/27/2013 6:28:59 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: dennisw

Hispanics passed blacks in 2000 (ten years earlier than projected, probably due to welfare reform - no more cash for additional kids - and immigration). In the NYC metro area an increasing number of political offices are held by Hispanics; here in NJ we have a Hispanic senator (and will probably never see a black one), and they are increasingly being hired (instead of blacks) in gubmint jobs and the private sector to fill minority quotas. The “outnumbering” already happened, and that is taking into consideration that anyone with any black blood counts as “black”. Heck, blacks are complaining about how few blacks remain in major league baseball; many of them are Hispanic (along the lines of Roberto Clemente, Sammy Sosa, etc.).


17 posted on 05/27/2013 3:44:29 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: NoLibZone; All

Well, seems to me the producers failed to get permits to show the video...That’s on them, for assuming they didn’t have to follow the rules and regulations...

Sure, West is entitled to express his views per the First Amendment...And many other productions have made their way to public showings...

This simply illustrates how ignorant the West organization really is, and why he tried to do this in Houston instead of say Detroit, NYC, L.A. or San Fransisco, is beyond me...

If they thought Houstonians would tolerate nonsens spilling out in the streets because some segment of the demographic makeup of this community decided to take their frustrations out into the streets...Theree would have been a huge miscalculation on their part assuming Houston would explode in the wrong way...

If they had had their act together then the video would have been shown, and rightfully so...

All works of fiction and discete are certainly free to do so in this country...It is the intended result that needs to be discovered...If West wanted to stir up something in this town, he should have played his cards smarter...

But, as usual, he fails...And that is on no one but him and his handlers...I mean “fools”...


18 posted on 05/27/2013 5:43:54 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: kearnyirish2

What you say is absolutely true but over in DC, our new Imperial Rome, it is blacks who are the major minority in Federal jobs. In fact DC has a few VA and MD counties just outside that are jam full of the richest black communities in America. Black Federal workers. Blacks have been at the affirmative action game far longer than Hispanics and will bring their own people into the Federal jobs racket

Due to out of control affirmative action it gets more difficult all the time for non-gay white men to get on the Gov’t job gravy train. Hiring for those hive jobs slants female/minority/gay/black etc (speaking very generally)


19 posted on 05/28/2013 12:56:02 AM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: dennisw

I’m sure there are pockets, but there are not many US cities where Hispanics are not a rapidly-growing group. Here in NJ we’ve been laying off government workers for years due to budgetary constraints, and many of those laid off are the recently-hired affirmative action types (the Newark Star-Ledger had a picture of many of the 160 cops that were let go, and besides a few white guys that looked like former military, a lot of them looked like token hires). The private sector seems to be opting for Hispanic workers, and our consumer-driven economy is determined to sell things to their emerging middle class. Government hiring has slowed to a trickle, and cuts (in the postal workers, military, etc.) will hurt blacks precisely because they were in the game longer.


20 posted on 05/28/2013 3:31:29 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: kearnyirish2

FedGov is a different story, some say it is up 250,000 workers since Obungo got in. The people retiring from FedGov skew white and white male. The people being hired to replace them skew black/minority/female/gay


21 posted on 05/28/2013 4:54:37 AM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: dennisw

I agree about the demographic attrition of white men in the federal workforce; is this hiring still going on with sequestration? Even without it, I don’t think the postal service or military (both federal) are running the workfare programs they’d been known for.


22 posted on 05/29/2013 3:04:23 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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