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Hundreds Of Students Call On Kanye West To Speak Out Against Immigration Bill


(AllHipHop News) Almost 1,000 students have signed an online petition that is calling upon rap star Kanye West to speak out against Alabama’s new immigration law.

Kanye is currently in Birmingham, Alabama, where he is spending the month preparing for his “Watch the Throne” tour with Jay-Z.

The students are signing the petition on Change.org, in hopes of getting the superstar rap artist to meet with Civil Rights leaders, politicians and other influential individuals in Alabama, about HB 56.

The controversial bill has been labeled as supporting some of the most extreme anti-immigration  legislation in the country.

The petition, which currently has 797 signatures, was organized by William Anderson, a student at University of Alabama Birmingham, as well as a longtime fan Kanye West.

“Like thousands of Kanye fans, I grew up listening to Hip-Hop, and it was one of the things that shaped my consciousness about race and justice,” said William Anderson, who launched the campaign on Change.org. “Alabama’s new immigration law is an attack on the state’s citizens, documented and undocumented. In the spirit of the social justice and hip hop, I hope that Kanye listens to his fans and takes a few minutes to learn and educate others about the crisis that is happening in Alabama.”

Kanye West has yet to respond  and he will only be in Alabama until October 28.

  • Asking Kanye to speak up on Immigration is like asking Kanye to collab with a Latin Rapper (excluding Pitbull or Joell)…lmao

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  • “ALABAMA DOESNT LIKE SPANISH PEOPLE”   😐

    • are these fools serious? kenya is the last one who should speak on anything,   he is to arrogant and snbby to  be a role model for mexicans? he cant stand mexicans he dont believe they shoud be here either. we are not living in the civil rights erra dude so stop whinning, were talkin about a bunch of apple pickkin buritto tossing, identity stealing , HATE BLACK PEOPLE , LOVING!!  supporting their own communities. , sittin on welfare which would have educated black and white young mother who didnt have the support from famly. the THE  MEXICAN TOOK A LOT OF OPPORTUNITIES FROM OUR FAMILIES  AMERICAN BORN PEOPLE WHO DESERVE THOSE CONSTRUCTION, PAINTING, FACTORY JOBS.
      F8***K  A KENYA AND HIS THOUGHTS  …. HE RUIN HIS CREDABILITY WITH WHITE FOLKS ALREADY ..when he offended bush…. you betta call AL SHARPTON IF YOU WANT A VOICE OR TAVIST SMILEY….  yes i feel bad for their kids, but they are opportunist, and have stolen ID CARDS TO GIVE TO HOSEA TO COLLECT TAXES FROM DEAD AMERICANS EVEN. WHILE PAYING NO TAXES BACK
      IIAM SICK OF ALL THESE EXCUSE MONGERS.  LET THEM RALLY ON ALABAMA ON THEIR OWN AN SIT YOUR BLACK ASS DOWN AND TAKE CARE OF THE BLACK COMMUNITIY SHO IS STILL SUFFERING

      • NorthDollasTX

        lisa you a one whack ass broad for them comments you posted up top

      • *MISTAKENLY PRESSED LIKED..BUT SHUT YO AZZUP..HIS NAME IS KANYE DUMB B1TCH..HE GOT CRAKKAZ EATING OUT HIS FAGAZZ HANDS..

        WORRY ABOUT THIS..IT TAKES MORE THAN KANYE..

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      • TheBoxcarHobo

        First off, you goin in on Kanye like he is speaking on this, if you would’ve actually read the article it would be clear to you that he hasn’t commented on anything.

        Second all that ignorance you spittin makes you just as bad as closed minded white Americans who hate your black ass. ( I’m assuming you’re black)

        I feel you on some of your points about illegal immigrants coming over thru the back door so to speak, but ain’t nobody feelin that racist shit you talkin, conduct yourself in a civilized manner if you wanna be taken seriously.

      • ⚡ENERGIZER⚡ISM

        I feel you….but you was WILD’N on this one.

  • NorthDollasTX

    he looking like a phucking immigrant in that pic up top … fake azz IDRIS ELBA

  • @Lisa – you are one hateful specimen.  In almost every aspect you are totally wrong and if you stopped sucking Glen Becks dick, learned the factual history of the country your fore fathers stole (Start by reading The American Holocaust by David Stannard) and actually did you’re own research instead of simply spouting out GOP trash, you would have a reasonable and valid argument instead of this unintelligent hollow rant.  

  • Aaron Davis

    U cnt force any1 to do anything..jus cuz he’s ur favorite artist/role model, doesnt mean he has to do or live up to everything you want him to 

  • R_REAL_TALK

    WELL LET ME SAVE YALL TIME AND ENERGY KAYNE ONLY WANTS YOUR CONCERT TICKET MONEY HES ON TOUR WITH JAY Z HIM  THEY DONT CARE ABOUT THAT SS?HITT AND BESIDE I WOULDINT WANT THAT NN?IGGA REPRESENTING NOTHING I WAS TRYING TO GET ACROSS YALL ONLY GONNA MAKE MATTERS WORSE HAVING HIM THE SPOKESMAN THIS N?IGGA WORKS FOR THE DEVIL YALL NO THAT??????

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  • bs_hater1

    Kanye need to keep his ass outta that shit. I DON’T HATE MEXICANS, but they need to obey the immigration laws. If you come to somebody else’s house , you come thru the front door not the back door. Illegal immigrant means you shouldn’t have yo ass here in the 1st place

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  • Just for the facts…if it wasnt for an Immigrant you wouldnt have HIP HOP.

    • ⚡ENERGIZER⚡ISM

      And who would that be? South Park Mexican???

      • Dj Kool Herc…you should commit suicide not knowing this and being on a Hip Hop website…Biggie was the son of immigrants. Shyne is a immigrant that got deported. Slick Rick is a Immigrant as well.

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