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Kanye West remarks at the White House (transcript)

Kanye West; "The Constitution is the base of our industry, right? Of our country, of our company. The four gentlemen that wrote the 13th Amendment - and I think the way the universe works, it’s perfect.

We don’t have 13 floors, do we? You know, so the four - the four gentlemen that wrote the 13th Amendment didn’t look like the people they were amending. Also at that point, it was illegal for blacks to read - or African Americans to read. And so that meant if you actually read the Amendment, you would get locked up and turned into a slave. Again - so what I think is, we don’t need sentences; we need pardons. We need to talk to people."

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