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Trey Songz took aim at Kanye West for being "in the way of progress" after the rapper shared his controversial views on revered anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman.

During his first presidential rally in Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday, Kanye claimed former slave Tubman, who returned to a plantation 19 times to lead 70 others to freedom, "just had them work for other white people!"

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Trey was among Kanye's musical peers who wondered what happened to their old friend.

Sharing a clip from the rally, which features a woman saying, "Yo, we're leaving right now," following the slave comments, on his Instagram page, Trey, real name Tremaine Aldon Neverson, wrote: "They been sayin man Trey need to call these n****s before he just put em online blastin."

Referring to the rap producer as "goofy," Trey said: "Ye you in the way of progress foreal [sic], how you turn this goofy from who you were?. I'm so confused, whoever got his number need to call him."
 

50 Cent reposted a clip of the speech alongside the caption: "What the f**k did he just say? This is all Jay Z's fault. Kanye's first rally. LOL."

Rapper Q Tip simply posted an image of Tubman along with the caption, "#Hero," while female rapper Noname didn't hold back, tweeting: "KEEP HARRIET TUBMAN NAME OUT YOUR F**KING MOUTH!!!!!!!"

The View co-host Meghan McCain tweeted: "Kanye West needs serious help, not media coverage."

Kanye's announcement that he was running for president upset Democrats who accused him of conspiring with his pal, President Donald Trump, to siphon off Democratic votes from Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
 

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Kanye West's bizarre campaign stop in North Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday has his friends and the Kardashians very concerned for his mental stability, sources connected to the presidential candidate tell TMZ.

Wearing a black t-shirt under a tan armored vest and "2020" shaved into his hair, Kanye said Harriet Tubman didn't save the slaves and he criticized Planned Parenthood for killing millions of Black babies.

"My mom saved my life. My dad wanted to abort me," he said before breaking down in tears. "There would have been no Kanye West because my dad was too busy... I almost killed my daughter!"
 

Kanye also discussed abortion with his wife Kim Kardashian during her first pregnancy with daughter North West, saying he wanted the abortion.

He said Kim might divorce him for saying he wanted her to abort their first daughter, but even if she does, he'd thank her for delivering North anyway.

According to TMZ, "the family was shocked beyond words."

TMZ's sources say the Kardashians believe Kanye is in desperate need of mental help and is in the middle of a serious, bipolar episode, but he won't listen to them.

The Kardashians also believe Kanye not only hurt his political career but his businesses with his wild claim that abolitionist Harriet Tubman didn't free the slaves, she sent them to work for white people.

TMZ claims the Kardashians are not at all concerned that Kanye's comments will adversely affect Kim's businesses. Their money is separate and her and Kanye's brands are distinctly different entities.

Kanye's announcement that he was running for president upset Democrats who accused him of conspiring with his pal, President Donald Trump, to siphon off Democratic votes from Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
 

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Michelle Obama has invited actress Julia Roberts to join her girls' empowerment trip to Vietnam and Malaysia. Roberts, 52, is best known for her role as a thoughtful hooker in the romantic comedy film Pretty Woman (1990).

The invitation raised eyebrows on Black Twitter where users are still angry that Roberts was being considered to play Harriet Tubman.

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The former First Lady previously teased special guests would join her for the overseas visits.

On Monday, Dec. 2, officials at The Obama Foundation announced that the actress and TV personality Jenna Bush Hager will join Mrs. Obama on the trips, according to WENN.com.

Bosses at the Girls Opportunity Alliance initiative, developed by the Obama Foundation, will join Obama, 55, and the stars when they meet with Vietnamese girls' education organizations beginning on Dec. 9.

Screenplay writer Gregory Allen Howard spent 10 years trying to get a Hollywood studio to green light his script about the famed abolitionist who led thousands of slaves to freedom.

After "Harriet" opened in theaters last month, Howard recalled his first meeting with a Hollywood bigwig about the script in 1994.

"This script is fantastic. Let's get Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman," an executive told Howard. But the lone Black producer in the room spoke up, reminding the others that Tubman was Black.

"That was so long ago," the executive responded. "No one is going to know the difference."

Howard did not publicly reveal the name of the studio or the executive.

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Liberals hate it when Black people don't play along with their attempts to keep them "in a perpetual state of grievance in order to keep them as a one-party people in a two-party system," according to Walter E. Williams.

Online activist Tariq Nasheed was canceled by Kickstarter because, among other things, he bashed the Harriet Tubman film, starring British actress Cynthia Erivo, before the movie could earn back its production costs at the box office.

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Liberals love their slavery movies - and that sticks in the craw of anti-racists like Nasheed, who railed against the movie for twisting the historical facts and for making the film's villain a Black man named "Bigger Long".

Tariq and his 266K followers on Twitter.com campaigned against the film, and they celebrated when the movie earned only $12 million on opening weekend - a flop by any other standards.

"Can anyone point to any other time in modern history where Hollywood & the mainstream media praised a movie and called it a 'success' for making just $12 million dollars on opening weekend?" Nasheed asked his followers on Twitter.

Nasheed blamed his Tubman movie critique as part of the reason for losing his Kickstarter crowdfunding to raise $200,000 for his Foundational Black American Conference 2020 in Atlanta.

Nasheed took to YouTube to lash out at Kickstarter for not giving him a clear reason why the crowdfunding was canceled.

Nasheed has since moved his crowdfunding efforts over to Indiegogo.com where he quickly raised $11,190 of his $200,000 goal.
 

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