T.I. has in some way responded to President Trump’s use of his music in campaigning against Democratic Presidential hopeful Joe Biden. The ExpediTIously podcast host speaks political issues by taking a stand against Trump by asking the public to participate in “#BlackoutDay2020.”
The Atlanta rapper believes by withholding the spending power the communities have will send a strong message of a non violent protest. Tip Harris stated, “BLACKOUT DAY JULY 7, 2020,” a message on his Instagram account reads. “This is a call to action!! We need one day of solidarity in America when not one black person in America spends a dollar. This includes Africans, Native Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanics…ALL people of color. Together we have 3.9 trillion dollars in economic spending power. That’s $10,684,931,506.80 it’s going to cost per day next time a person of color gets shot!!! We call it #BLACKOUTDAY2020 July 7th, 2020 please spread the message, and let’s show REAL action that they fear!!!!”
T.I. added in the caption, “Nobody spend SH*T on this day‼️ IF you Give AF about the murders,lynchings,& oppression of people of color!!! #USorELSE✊🏽 #BlackoutDay2020 #July7th.”
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