Cardi B has an effective way of breaking down news, in a way that many people can connect to. She always speaks her mind, offering the people understanding and valid arguments.
On Thursday, Cardi B took to social media to share her “pov” on the protests occurring across the states, demanding justice for the wrongful deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, both killed by police.
“Seeing people looting and going extremely outraged, you know, it makes me feel like, ‘Yes, finally! Finally motherf*ckers is gonna hear us now. Yeah!’ And as much as people is so against it, at this point, I feel like I’m not against it, even though it do scare me and I don’t want anybody to get hurt, but it’s really frustrating. You want to know why? Because police brutality been going on even way before I was born, but it has been more visual ever since social media started getting poppin.’ And ever since, let’s say Instagram started–just one app–let’s say since Instagram started, how many peaceful protests have we seen? How many trending hashtags have we seen? These hashtags keep freakin’ repeating themselves. I feel like I’ve done videos against police brutality… I feel like this is my seventh time. I’ve been doing f*ckin’ police brutality videos ever since my teeth been f*cked up, and the only shit that changed has been my f*ckin’ teeth. You know what I’m saying? People are tired, so now their tired is showing that it’s, “Oh motherf*ckers are educated. Motherf*ckers can take the grown and adult way and act peaceful [but] people are tired of that, so now this is what people have to resort to.”
She continues to share a call to action for voting in the general elections, seeing that’s our opportunity to vote people in place that will prosecute criminals, such as the police that continue to kill black people.
“And another thing, I also want to say this: Another way for people to take power–I don’t want to make everything political, but it is what it is–it’s by voting. And when I say voting, I’m not only talking about the President. We could vote for mayors. We could vote for judges, and we could also vote for DA’s–district attorneys. Yes, we could vote for these people, for our county. We sure can. The people that are voting for these people are most likely cops, most likely rednecks; that’s why every single time some fuck shit like this happens, it goes to their favor, because these people have the power–DA’s, these judges, these attorneys–they have the power to prosecute these cops when they do f*ck sh*t.”