National Action Network plans to protest Kid Rock concerts in Detroit

National Action Network plans to protest Kid Rock concerts in Detroit


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National Action Network plans to protest Kid Rock concerts in Detroit
hotair.com ^ | 9/7/2017 | John Sexton

Posted on 09/07/2017 10:30:05 AM PDT by rktman

The Detroit chapter of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network plans to protest a string of concerts Kid Rock will give next week. Kid Rock will open the new $860 million Little Caesars Arena by playing six nights in a row starting next Tuesday. From NBC News:

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The request to cancel Kid Rock’s concerts came from the National Action Network’s Detroit chapter, which plans a protest next week. The group has previously criticized Kid Rock for displaying the Confederate flag at concerts.

“This is the straw that broke the camel’s back,” said the Rev. Charles Williams II, president of the network’s Detroit chapter. “When you hire Kid Rock, who is known to be dog-whistling and cat-calling to white supremacist organizations and the white supremacist community, alt-right, whatever you want to call them, and you take our tax dollars to do that? That’s wrong.”

In May 2011, the NAACP’s Detroit chapter gave Kid Rock an award for his work in the community. About 80 percent of Detroit’s estimated 680,000 residents are black.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: dumbasses


Sorry al (not so) sharpton. Your irrelevance is showing again.

1 posted on 09/07/2017 10:30:05 AM PDT by rktman

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