Diddy, Ty Dolla $ign, E-40, More Sign Open Letter Calling on Joe Biden to Choose a Black Woman as His Running Mate

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Timbaland, Charlamagne tha God, Doug E. Fresh, Jacquees, and others are among the many 100+ Black male signatories

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Over 100 Black male figures have signed an open letter calling on Joe Biden to decide on a Black girl as his working mate within the presidential election. In the letter, printed on the Atlanta Daily World, the lads write, “As someone who has said throughout the campaign that VP Joe Biden needs to choose a Black woman VP, the urgency for that pick has gone from something that SHOULD happen to something that HAS to happen.”

The letter goes on to criticize the Biden marketing campaign’s vetting course of for Black girls. The signatories write, “It disgusts us that Black women are not just being vetted in this VP process but unfairly criticized and scrutinized.”

The letter closes: “Failing to select a Black woman in 2020 means you will lose the election. We don’t want to choose between the lesser of two evils and we don’t want to vote the devil we know versus the devil we don’t because we are tired of voting for devils—period.”

Among the letter’s signatories are musicians and music business figures together with: Diddy, Charlamagne tha God, Ty Dolla $ign, E-40, Jacquees, Timbaland, Al B. Sure!, Felix da Housecat, and Doug E. Fresh.

Find the letter on the Atlanta Daily World.

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, has pledged to pick out a girl as his working mate. He is expected to name his working mate this week.

The New York Times just lately reported that there are 13 girls within the working to accompany Biden on the Democratic ticket. Six of the 13 reported contenders are Black girls: Senator Kamala Harris, former nationwide safety adviser Susan Rice, Representative Karen Bass, Representative Val Demings, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and Stacey Abrams, the previous Democratic chief of the Georgia House of Representatives.


 

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