Nick Cannon might have the image of a fun-loving entertainer, but it appears he is also about that activism work too. Cannon led a Black Lives Matter protest at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday, expressing disdain for both major political parties.
Daily Mail exclusively reports:
The former husband of singer Mariah Carey stood in front of banners and posters calling for justice and an end to shootings of black men by police. He said he felt let down by both Republicans and Democrats.
He said: ‘We want to be respected. We want to feel safe. We want the American Dream.
‘You are messing with our peace of mind. We can’t operate as Americans when we can’t walk outside and feel safe.
‘We are going to be out here for the entire convention and make sure our voices are heard.
‘My community brought me down here today and the lack of representation for my community brought me down here today.’
He said he had ‘100 per cent’ disappointment with both Republican and Democrat parties adding: ‘Both aren’t speaking about our issues and they have been taking our votes for granted for far too long.
So now that Nick Cannon is woke along with a lot of other Black celebrities, is the political establishment ready to listen?