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Nov 05, 2013

kanye-west-slavery-confederate-flag-truth-frequency-radio-chris-geo-sheree-geo-alternative-media-news-informationBy Mike Larkin

Daily Mail

He has never been afraid to put his reputation on the line by indulging in controversial antics.

But many will be thinking Kanye West has gone too far after he brashly ignored critics and wore a jacket with a Confederate Flag patch in Los Angeles on Saturday.

The Georgia born singer was spotted in the garment after he worked up a sweat in a private boxing lesson.

The green jacket is part of a controversial fashion line he has created which he claims is an attempt to reclaim the Southern Cross from racists.

Kanye, whose father Ray was a Black Panther, has emblazoned his tour merchandise with the flag design, which has been used by extremist groups like the Ku Klux Klan as an emblem.

Explaining his rationale, he said: ‘React how you want. Any energy you got is good energy. You know the confederate flag represented slavery in a way — that’s my abstract take on what I know about it.

‘So I made the song New Slaves. So I took the Confederate flag and made it my flag. It’s my flag now. Now what are you going to do?’
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