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Vic Mensa heeft onlangs een bezoekje gebracht aan Palestina. De rapper heeft zich niet alleen uitgesproken over de (heftige) situatie maar heeft er ook een mooi aangrijpend stukje over geschreven.

Last summer, I traveled to Palestine with a group of African-American artists, scholars and activists organized by Dream Defenders. I am not anti-Semitic, and the views expressed in this essay are in no way an attack on people of the Jewish faith. My words are a reflection of my experiences on my trip, and my criticism lies with the treatment of Palestinian civilians by the state of Israel, no more and no less. As a black man in America, being stereotyped as a criminal is more than familiar to me, as is being unwanted on the streets of my own home and profiled by law enforcement.

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