Big Sean Speaks Out: Our Ancestors Built This Country For Free!!

Publish date:

Detroit rapper Big Sean has spoken out against the racial injustice in America, pointing out that the ancestors of African Americans were forced to build this country for free.

"It's been a lot of unity but I've also seen a lot of people with ulterior motives that look like undercover cops -- starting a lot of the conflicts, a lot of the issues," he said in the video. "I don't know if it's to make us look like we wild beasts or don't have control, but we clearly are not wild beasts. We're extraordinary, talented, magical people that if you took us out of the equation, the world would be very, very bland."

He continued, "Our ancestors built this country for free, OK? So I'm just talking from the heart right now, but one of my biggest issues is that…this current government and country, is built on a racist foundation. A lot of us know this. You want to talk about systemic oppression, you want to talk about the justice system being targeted to people that look like me."

Check out his impassioned plea above.