Open Letter: Brother Kanye West, let me school you about the cruel dictator you met with in Uganda

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In this photo taken Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, released by Presidential Press Unit, Kanye West, left, meets with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni at State House in Entebbe, Uganda. (Presidential Press Unit via AP)

Brother Kanye West,

You owe Africans, the African Diaspora and the global community an apology for meeting with Uganda’s dictator Yoweri Museveni. I’m all for maximizing collaboration between Africa and Diaspora Africans. Killmonger is my favorite character in Black Panther. Malcolm X said embracing Africa liberates African Americans because, “You can’t hate the roots of a tree without hating the tree.”

Malcolm met Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere, Tom Mboya, and Gamal Abdel Nasser. You, on the other hand, met with Museveni, an enemy of Africa.

You’ve been correctly excoriated for repulsive comments that slavery was a “choice.” You’ve apologized. Last week, you were back in hot water after the servile manner in which you professed your love for Trump, a racist enemy of Black people. Uncle Rukus came to mind.

You could not have done anything worse than go from Trump to Museveni.

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Museveni seized power by the gun way back in 1986 when Ronald Reagan was the U.S. president. He dreams of controlling other African countries. So, he invaded Rwanda in 1990 –leading to the genocide in 1994; he invaded Congo in 1997, leading to a series of wars that’ve claimed the lives of more than six million people; and, he invaded South Sudan in 2013, and the death toll is estimated at nearly 300,000.