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Ice Cube Blasts Democrats After Convention: ‘What’s In It For The Black Community?’

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Ice Cube took to Twitter on Saturday to blast Democrats, after their national convention, for pushing the “the same old” lines and failing to answer what he calls the only question that matters: “What’s in it for the black community?”

“So over the last four days, the Democratic national party held their convention. A lot of people getting up there, talking, everybody really eating it up. What I didn’t hear is what’s in it for us?” said Ice Cube in a three-minute video posted to his Twitter.  “What’s in it for the black community, besides the same old thing we’ve been getting from these parties? What’s in it for us? For real.”

Last month, Ice Cube published an op-ed in which he called out Democrats, who he says have benefitted from white privilege.

“Do we actually believe Biden and the Democrats will make real differences unless we make them commit to wholesale change?” he wrote. “MLK himself doubted the political will of the White liberal. The objective is not handouts to assuage white guilt, nor do we want White’s equality diminished either.”

Ice Cube is a major Hollywood player, with over a hundred credits to his name as an actor, writer, and producer over a 25 year span. And his rap career dates back to the 80s with NWA. A television and movie star, Ice Cube has an estimated net worth of more than $100 million. H founded his own production company, Cube Vision, as well as the BIG3 basketball league. Recently, the Ride Along star has b… (Read more)

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