Kanye West is going through something right now and in the process, he’s offended quite a few people to say the least.
One such person is the descendant of Harriet Tubman who West slandered during his “campaign rally” in Charleston, South Carolina this past weekend. For those who are unaware, Kanye stood in front of a room of people who know better and proclaimed that “Harriet Tubman never actually freed the slaves, she just took them to work for other white people.”
Tina Wyatt, Tubman’s great-great-great niece is having NONE of it! She appeared on TMZ Live yesterday to voice her displeasure with Kanye’s comments and to make clear what his life would be right now if not for her auntie.
“If it hadn’t been for people like her, he would still be on that plantation. He would not be able to be out there saying the things that he’s saying. And he wouldn’t have the money he has because they would have it all.”
That’s just facts. But Tina wasn’t done there. She had PLENTY more to say. Press play down bottom to have a look-see.
What say you about Tina Wyatt’s defense of her auntie Harriet Tubman’s legacy?
This article was originally posted on Bossip.com.
Kanye West Hosts His 1st Presidential Campaign In S.C., Twitter Isn’t Remotely Amused
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After Watching Kanye West’s Presidential Rally 😂🤦🏾♂️😭 pic.twitter.com/F9F2C7OV4N— Lyles 🐐 (@lylesfunny) July 19, 2020
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Kanye West brought his black ass to Charleston, South Carolina, home of one of the biggest slave trade ports, home of MULTIPLE slave museums full of history of our ancestors, and fixed his self hating ass mouth to say Harriet Tubman only freed slaves to work for white ppl I- pic.twitter.com/UbtMFx2ElW— LIYAH (@LiyahMonee) July 19, 2020
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Kanye West is not well and going to his rally is as wrong as it would be to get tickets to watch a wounded man bleed on the street.— jelani cobb (@jelani9) July 19, 2020
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Kanye West talking about Harriet Tubman. https://t.co/ubdOZbQG3Z— In My Mind (@MeAloneInMyMind) July 19, 2020
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We hope Kanye West gets the help he needs.... pic.twitter.com/aMLufRhnEG— BallerAlert (@balleralert) July 19, 2020
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Kanye West is having some type of .... I don’t even think I’m allowed to say “Breakdown” in 2020. https://t.co/4SMqYQjm98— KEEM 🍿 (@KEEMSTAR) July 19, 2020
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At his Anti-Black campaign rally in South Carolina, Kanye West stated that “Harriet Tubman never freed slaves, she helped slaves work for other white people.”— Ryan Guillory Sr. 💫💫 🇺🇸 (@Mr_RyanGuillory) July 19, 2020
Never expect any logical support from celebrities. They're disconnected from the people and history. pic.twitter.com/U2ekZL2LpI
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Kanye West: “Harriet Tubman didn’t free the slaves.”— Heidi Krassenstein (@HKrassenstein) July 19, 2020
Donald Trump: Let’s not put Harriet Tubman on a $20 bill right now.
Joe Biden: “We hunger for liberty the way Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass did.”
There is only one real choice in November.
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I let go of Kanye West years ago. I invite y’all to join me over here. Far less stressful.— Shanita Hubbard (@msshanitarenee) July 19, 2020
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Kanye West needs professional help, and the people that are in his life right now clearly don’t care about him at all.— Colb (@___Colb___) July 19, 2020
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Just watched the videos of Kanye West on the “campaign trail.” This is really scary stuff. I pray he gets the support and help that he needs and deserves.— Marc Lamont Hill (@marclamonthill) July 19, 2020