Washington, D.C. – Mysonne was among the many tons of of protesters arrested for demonstrating towards Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court affirmation over the previous few days. According to CBS News, police mentioned no less than 164 folks have been arrested in Washington, D.C. alone for expenses of crowding, obstructing or incommoding.
The New York-based rapper/activist was outdoors the Supreme Court on Friday (October 5), protesting by blocking the road in locked arms with a gaggle of males. Mysonne spoke on his involvement within the protest Instagram.
“Today I stood wit Brave MEN!” he wrote. “MEN who determined they werent going to do Nothing! MEN who didnt sit dwelling and critique and Criticize!!! MEN who at a really essential and Critical time in American History determined they’d Stand UP!! I hear so many individuals ask me why do I hold getting arrested , Why do I hold Marching it doesnt do Anything.. To these folks I ask what does doing Nothing do?? Why do you do nothing and fear about these of Us who’re on these frontlines Sacrificing!!
“I do know all the pieces we as Black in America have obtained was do to the sacrifice of these keen to die for our Liberty!! I couldnt be snug figuring out i used to be on the improper facet of historical past. My soul isnt snug doing Nothing. For these of you Thinking what occurred in This Supreme Court is Only going to Affect white folks.. Thats The DUMBEST SHIT EVER!!!
“Anything that Affects White People Affects folks of Color 1000 worse. We will get incarcerated at even increased Rates!! We will proceed to be liable for solely 2% of the wealth, BLack folks we cant hold sitting dwelling While these People Set The Agenda to your Lives, since you wont notice what youre shedding till its too late.. ?✊️? #GangstButWokeAsFuck #SoulNotForSale #GodsWork #IworkForThePeople.”
Before he was arrested, Mysonne participated in an interview with journalist Chuck Modiano. Video of the dialog, which noticed Mysonne elaborate on rape tradition, has gone viral. The unique tweet has greater than 40,000 retweets and 100,000 likes.
Mysonne beforehand protested Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court listening to in September. Earlier this yr, he was additionally arrested throughout an immigration protest in Washington, D.C.