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Kobe Brown English Composition 3.5 Zooming Out Summary of Jay-Z didn’t ‘sell out’ by dealing with the NFL. This is just how activism works.” Michael Dyson’s article is about the relatability of the Jay-z NFL alliance to the civil rights era in African American history. He speaks in terms of Malcom X and how he accused Martin Luther King of being a Uncle Tom as it relates in Jay-z’s alliance. He kind of Debunks the theory of people calling Jay-z a sell-out with a lot of black history resemblances. The moment Jay-z’s company Roc Nation joined tithes with the Nfl, there were a lot of questions and red flags that were created. A Company that literally discriminated a player on social discrimination, teams up with a music icon/activist to fix these issues is kind of
biased. Kaepernick’s lawyer says his “cold blooded move crosses an intellectual picket line.” But Jay-z justifies that “we moved past kneeling and also that its time for action.

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