Killer Mike Clarifies Telling Black Voters To “Stay The F*ck Home”

In accordance with a significant portion of the nation's population, Killer Mike isn't thrilled about the two candidates that stand before us as nominees for this year's presidential election.

The rapper took to Instagram Friday (Nov. 4) telling black voters to“stay the f**k home,”  if their needs are met.

"Black Voters in states like Georgia this is your chance to MAKE A DEMAND and have it met!," he wrote with a list of demands. "Don't remain a pasty and pet simply doing what u are told. Get something for your vote or stop complaining and accept your role as a [second] class citizen once and for all."

The comments from one half of the Run The Jewels duo could be misconstrued, especially considering provincial governments are already attempting to decrease accessibility to polls for minorities.

In Arizona,  for example, the Supreme Court recently allowed a "ballot collection" law to remain in tact, even though a majority of the state's Democratic minorities rely on "neighbors and activists to collect and hand-deliver the ballots."

While Mike does shed light in the hashtags of his post about the importance of voting on local issues as well, his rallied confusion amongst fans on what exactly will be solved by black voters going silent for possibly one of the most crucial presidential elections of our time.

But Killer Mike headed back to the 'Gram, today (Nov. 6) to clarify his statements.

"I will be voting locally, you should vote," he said further explaining his stance. "I'm just saying when you vote ask for something back!"

Check out the full video below.

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Former Felons May Have To Pay Court Fines Before Voting In Florida

Florida made history when it passed Amendment 4 restoring voting rights to the state's nearly one million former felons.

However, on Wednesday (April 24) the GOP-House passed a bill that would require former felons to pay court fees, fine,s and restitution prior to voting. The Senate bill requires that just restitution be paid. If this measure is passed it could prohibit thousands of ex-cons from being able to vote.

The state reportedly also doesn't have a method to properly tally restitution and to create a system could cost millions. On Wednesday, the House considered a proposal by the Senate that would allot $2 million to hire more workers at the Florida Commission on Offender Review to review the applications of former felons.

That commission would then report their findings to local supervisors of elections.

“Obviously, the individual is responsible for determining whether they’ve completed all the terms of their own sentence,” Sen. Jeff Brandes “If they have questions, they should go to local supervisors of elections.”

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It's Official: Joe Biden Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

After months of speculation and hints, former Vice President Joe Biden officially announced his bid for a 2020 presidency.

In a video announcing his run which was released on Thursday (April 25), Biden states that he wants to fix the issues in the country. What inspired him to run was Donald Trump’s response to the deadly 2017 white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Va.

"In that moment, I knew the threat to this nation was unlike any I had ever seen in my lifetime," Biden says. The 76-year-old is also a former Delaware senator.

"I believe history will look back on four years of [Trump] and all he embraces as an aberrant moment in time," he continues in the video. "But if we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will forever and fundamentally alter the character of this nation — who we are — and I cannot stand by and watch that happen."

In 2015, Biden stated that he would not be running for President, as he wanted to focus on healing from the loss of his son, Beau, to cancer. However, NPR reports that his family–especially his grandchildren– have “prodded” him to run.

He joins Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren as politicians who have thrown their hat into the ring for a Democratic nomination.

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Ugandan Man Becomes A Lawyer To Win Back Father's Land

When Jordyn Kinyera was 6 years old, his father lost his land after being sued by neighbors. At the time, his father was retired and didn't have many resources to fight the case.

For two decades, the case dragged on in court. However, on Monday (April 1) a Ugandan court delivered a final judgment in favor of Kinyera's father, thanks to Kinyera himself.

Speaking to the BBC Kinyera said seeing his father's legal woes inspired him to become a lawyer.

"I made the decision to become a lawyer later in life but much of it was inspired by events I grew up witnessing, the circumstances and frustrations my family went through during the trial and how it affected us," Kinyera said.

It took Kinyera 18 years to receive the education needed to become a lawyer. Yet despite how long it took for him to legally win the land back, he's happy.

"Justice delayed is justice denied. My father is 82 years and he can't do much with the land now. It's up to us children to pick up from where he left."

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