Black and African-American Quotes

I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick on not standing during the National Anthem

Source: NFL, 2016

When I first started doing shows it was all hood spots and all black people. Then I had some mainstream success and did some EDM and it was all white people at my shows for a while. Now it's white, black, and brown people at my shows. All races partying having a good time and enjoying themselves together peacefully. That's what Waka Flocka is all about. For that reason I must say I'm disgusted and disappointed in the actions of the SAE fraternity at University of Oklahoma and I will be canceling my scheduled performance for them next month. Racism is something I will not tolerate.

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