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What you've done here is really groundbreaking. There's nothing like this has been done. Oh yeah. We should be asking for that, that we should be doing that. Ice Cube and his demands for black America. Politicians should never think, oh our gosh, they should always think I got to do more to get this vote.


This is an important conversation to have, but we just can't say, well, nobody's doing anything for us. What is it that we want?


We've been put dignity before dollars. Now it's time for us to put them dollars up there with the Big Ben Jones.


We love to compete on an even playing field. There's something wrong with the game.


NFL superstar Brandon Marshall. The first time I voted, it was like a pop quiz for me that I wasn't prepared for. The first time I voted was hands down. Most stressful day and a new family face joins the table.


As a black woman, just want to say it is just so awesome to sit here with three black men who are so intelligent.


All right, well, let's bring Tyler out. Yay, Tyler. Wow, you look so much brighter than it looks on TV.


Tyler is a talented musician, filmmaker, actor and a close family friend, and he's extremely passionate about today's art.


So we had to have him at the table.


What you're going to hear at this red table affects all of our lives in a big, big way. It's historic and has an impact on every single one of us, and we cannot wait to talk to the man behind it. So let's welcome the one and only Ice Cube.


He's an icon straight out of. A movie star, domino. And as successful business owners want to welcome everybody to the launch, the three now legendary rapper Ice Cube has created a brilliant contract with black America. Shortly after the death of George Floyd's, Cube assembled a team of experts and wrote a 22 page plan to right the wrongs of the past. Fed up with the lack of progress, Cuba's insisting laws must be changed in all areas of inequality. His goal?


Everything from better schools, higher paying jobs and health care to major police reform.


Cubans demanding politicians sign the contract to earn the black vote.


Are you doing so with your Cuba?


I know that you decided that you wanted to do this contract once George Floyd was murdered.


Of course, after seeing that with George Floyd, it kind of shook me to my core, you know, seeing a man face down on the ground like that with this white officer, you know, looking into the camera, just taking a black man's life, having a man screaming for his mama.


It just reminded me of stories I heard when a slave or somebody would get out of line and they would pull everybody around and show the discipline and made everybody watch and live that horror.


So I canceled everything. And, you know, I was supposed to go on Good Morning America that day. And I just considered I was promoting a movie with Tracy Ellis Ross called High Note, which is actually a good movie.


Yeah, but thank you. But I couldn't take it no more. I just was so mad and so hurt. But then I was like, something needs to change, something needs to be done and we need to get some experts together. And we need to put together something that's concrete that we all, no matter who you are, can grab a hold of and say, damn, this can't help.


Are people boating is great, but boating with a purpose is better.


Yes, like we're going to get something from this you tweeted recently, cuz I've turned into a single issue voter. My single issue is whoever does the most for black Americans will get my vote.


If you leave us blank, I will leave you blank.


I feel like yo is somebody that I'm not big. You're not going to vote for you. I love all minorities, but we need to specifically deal with what's happening with black Americans because we're the ones who really suffered from slavery all the way back in the day.


When you start looking around, you say, damn, everything needs to be fixed. So I said, well, you know, what are we actually for as black people?


I'm telling you to put in something like this together really help me get more educated. You think you know, you understand. But it really enlightened me on on a lot of things.


I was just going to say this contract is so important because there are so many black Americans in particular that are dissatisfied with both the Republican and the Democratic Party, and they feel like the parties aren't doing anything for them.


But we have to have an ask. Yes, we have to come to the table. We just can't come out and say, well, nobody's doing anything for us. What is it that we want? And we also have to understand that people kind of treat us like all black people think alike. That is not true. Yeah, right. We are individuals just like everybody else, and we have different opinions on how things have to run.


And here's what I think a lot of people think. I don't I say don't vote, but that's not true. My thing is politicians should never think, oh, I got or he can't vote for me. They should always think I got to do more to get this vote and they will do more.


All parties have to pay attention to our needs. All parties have to pay attention to what we need done.


We got to let them know, hey, which are we trying to do more or we got to we got to start doing something different. Because what's happening is one party is putting us in the pocket and one party is not paying attention to us at all. And so we're not getting anything. So we got to break loose of that. We got to say, hey, you want this, you got to work for it. I don't care what party you come from.


So that's how we're going to get more things done. We're going to have to shake the trees a little bit. I have to turn these politicians over and shake their pockets out. Got to do it right away.


Let them cruise. Right. I feel you on that.


Now we're going to go through the Contract for Black America and bring on best selling author, attorney and CNN political contributor, Mr. Van Jones.


Yes, we live there. It is so nice to have some black men at the table.


So these are black men.


I've been begging to come out every time I heard that bleep bleep first I was going to say I met Ice Cube because he I come and messed up the whole game politically. Everybody was trying to do it the sneaky way. You know, it was something we didn't even do that we could actually ask for stuff that's not the moon.


So let me tell you that, man, this really gave me an opportunity to really break down and go like hell. Yeah, we should be asking for that and we should be doing that. For me, it was a real education. But let's start with some proposals in the contract that jumped out at me.


Q You want to change the way schools are funded?


That's so important. Oh my goodness. Right now is based on local taxes, you know, property taxes.


And that that just can't be I think that's crazy because you're going to have better taxes, revenue in the in the better neighborhoods and you're going to have poor tax revenue in poor neighborhoods. And what what is should be done is the state should look at all the students and divide the money up evenly. And that would make our schools better overnight because they would be better funded.


Yeah, that really jumped out at me. If you look at other countries, that's how they do it. You know, they have one pot and then as per student. Right. And that way schools that need a boost get it overnight. In some schools, they'll live with a little less money going to them. Maybe you're not able to get a new germaneness year or you might not able to get a new artificial turf. But it's really important to give students a chance.


And in poor neighborhoods, this is a major thing.


You got kids going to school now? Thirty three kids in the classroom, six books, no talk. Right. And then later you can get in a car and fifteen minutes later you can be in a school where everything is electronic, everything is a screen. Like, I don't mean different neighborhoods, like different centuries, some of the stuff that the cube is talking about, it may strike people who don't understand the problem as extreme or whatever, but you're dealing with extreme inequality if they want us to be able to compete.


Fine. Listen, we love to compete on an even playing field. But if you're going to give my kids a two strikes and you're out policy and your kid has a 20 strikes policy, don't point to the scoreboard. There's something wrong with the game and it starts with education.


When we found out that the B.S. HBC used the disparity in the endowments that they're getting, like there's one hundred to ABC News and between all of them, they're getting two point one billion dollars between all of it.


Yes, two point one billion dollars to spread amongst the hundred and to use by the same token, Harvard gets 40 billion dollars just for that one school. That's crazy. That's what we're doing with, you know, dealing with a situation of total inequality.


There was another point in the contract that I just loved. It was the mandatory civil rights and anti-racism classes.


That's so important. We got to teach our history. It's important for us to not sit back and let Texas or whoever come up with these books teach our kids our own history.


But we also need help economically. You know, we all come from some, you know, me and we know how we were treated when we didn't have money and we know how we treat it now. Yeah. So if we could get a little more money into our communities, yes. I guarantee you the treatment would start to get better.


So, you know, we've been putting dignity before dollars. Yeah, I think so. Now it's time for us to put them dollars up there with the dignity, right?


Yeah. We have to close the wealth gap right now with thirteen point five percent of the country. So why are we only getting three percent of loans? Some of these things that I was looking into, I was like, damn, this isn't already in place, you know? I mean, this seems like it's common sense that, you know, we should get more than three percent of loans that's given out in America. And when you really look deep into what's going on, there's no way for us to ever get on our feet rate, you know, so we got to do something different because we can't keep playing the same game.


Speaking of loans, you know, there's a point in the contract where you talk about interest rates on black loans to be the same average rates as whites.


They charge us more to get the money. Why? They charge us more to even get the money. I think there's a lot of things the government could do. There's a lot of things the private sector can do. Right now. We're focused on the government because an election is about to happen. They try to make us think America is a household that's broke and we don't have the money to get the new Jordans this year because we broke.


That's how they make us think. We ain't got enough money for y'all because, you know.


But America creates currency. It's a currency creator. That's why whenever there's a war, they go, click, click, click, and then the billions are there. Yeah. Whenever you know this pandemic, click, click, click. Three trillion is dead. They always say inflation is going to run high if you print money. But inflation hasn't moved. So the money is there to help the communities. We just got to push the politicians to do it.


That is so real. The crazy thing about it is, I mean, you just saw it happen. You just saw the government fire three separate trillion dollar cannons at the economy and then hit a poor person the whole time. So, you know, I remember when a trillion dollars with a lot of money now, it doesn't seem like a lot of money. This regime has fired three trillion and they might do another trillion before Thanksgiving. So what he's talking about is true.


It's it's reality. And the Fed has leaned in so far to make sure the stock market stays up. Look, you can see people don't have jobs who are walking around here, don't know people getting evicted by the gazillions right now while we're talking, don't have health care, can't see a doctor. But the stock market's through the roof. Why?


Because of the thing black people never talk about. The Fed cube is causing a whole bunch of problems. I'm telling you, if they start glitzier right now, if they start getting it's that's a computer.


But this is what you pointed out. I always be saying stuff like that. And people be looking at me like, you know, and I'm like, no, this is real. Like, they're just and people think that people think that that's not how it works. But it does. Yeah. And it's a real issue. Right.


The whole thing is we can't be really looking out for too many other people because we are pretty raggedy right now.


It's time for us to get it together. We got to understand we're living in a capitalistic society that only respects money. The society money is there God. It's not our God, but is there God. And we have to respect it as such. They don't care about people as much as they care about money. And until we get a hold of some of that, we're going to be treated like we have none of it. And that's what's happening.


They've made us the weakest link in the chain. So you got to tighten up the weakest link. And, you know, it's systematic.


I want to talk a little bit about the importance of black banks.


I talked to a leader of a black bank and I said, well, what if we got government to pump more money into your bank so you can lend more money to black people? He said, we don't really want government money because they're going to put so many regulations. Our customers can't jump through all these thresholds that they have to me to get the loans. Nobody really meets all these crazy requirements. So the key is to going to try to break down those regulations in a way and say, look, black money to a black bank, we've got to do things the black way.


You know, we got to be able to tailor make something for our customers. So those things are mucking up the system where, you know, the money can't flow like it should be 100 percent correct.


If you go to the government and have the government do it, they're going to put in so much red tape or whatever. You going to wish you would even not have the conversation half the time?


Yeah, I talked to a guy at J.P. Morgan who they did an experiment where they lent money to over 400 people who normally couldn't get a loan at a regular bank. They kind of eased off the restrictions and let these people get a loan. He said. Do you know how many people did not payday loan back? I said, how many? He said, two, one, two. So when we give money and we're responsible, we pay it back because we know if we don't, they're going to give it to us.


So we we are trustworthy if we can actually get it right.


You want police reform in the contract. So give us the top line on this qualified immunity.


That's the key.


You know, when people can do stuff to you and they know they're going to get off, then what's stopping them? Right. It gives them the go ahead to harm us. So qualified immunity got to go.


I also think police should have, you know, liability insurance if they miss used a gun or whatever they power, they lose, they license a taxi driver needs a license to be taxi cab. You take your license away. You can't you can't drive. You cab, you mess up and take your license. Suspended license. So do you hate me more than your family? Do you want to be racist? More than you want to be a cop?


You know, we pay for them to be police and then we pay for them when they whoopers. And we got assoon taxpayers pay again to settle the lawsuit identifying what's called the bad apples and getting them off the force.


Don't let them go to another police force down the road, kick them out.


It needs to be the nationwide database so we can see who these bad cops are and what they've done.


I love with Cuba saying about, you know, do you want to kill this black man more than you want to feed your family?


I just think that extra step would make a guy think twice before he hurt somebody, for example, especially right now, because you see time and time again that the police officers are getting off when they're getting charged. They're not getting convicted for the crimes that they're committing. So it just keeps perpetuating the same thing. Oh, we're not going to get in trouble for this. So I can I can I can murder this man, you know? Right.


Yeah, yeah, yeah.


The term is called impunity. You can do something with impunity when nothing happens to you. If you have a hundred thousand people with how many police officers we're blessed to have. I'm from a law enforcement family, so I know a little bit about this. Besides being an attorney, if you have eight hundred thousand people and you give them all guns, badges, batons, fast cars, tasers, pepper spray, helicopters, dogs, the whole deal, and if they go out and keep the peace, but we respect you so much.


We like you so much. No matter what you do, you will never be disciplined, demoted, fired, sued or jail no matter what you do. The police officers union have said that when you can't be easily disciplined, demoted or fired, even if everybody knows you're a cowboy, I think the police need more services.


I think they need more specialists to deal with certain things.


We don't always need the tough guys to be police.


You know, we need to need the common sense guy sometimes.


So the funding the police became a bad word is real and that.


But we just want better police. Right. And you wouldn't have to define anything if they just treated us right.


Next, we have equal health care facilities and all neighborhoods, regardless of demographics. Yes. That just sounds like human rights. Like to me, that just sounds like you might think, oh, no, that should be basic.


If you fix black America, the rest of America is going to be fine. I mean, if you get the people who are having real problems, but they do it the opposite. They take care of the communities that don't need the help first. Then they say they have no money for everybody else. So it doesn't make sense. You saw with this pandemic. The cumulative impact of our community not having access to health care. This pandemic jumped on us because we already had an epidemic of diabetes, already had an epidemic of high blood pressure, already had an epidemic of obesity.


So we would like a yummy snack for this virus that wasn't because of the virus. That was because of the racism in the public health care system before the virus got here. So some of the stuff that he's talking about will help black people, but it also will help everybody. A human rights agenda led by black people always helped everybody.


But I thought it was so interesting when you talked about the responsibilities of us as a black community.


I just don't think we need to give up. We're kind of giving in to w what's out there. We're falling into the cesspool that they have to fall into. So we just got to fight harder to to stand up. Right. Clean up our communities and any way we can. I just don't want us to throw our hands up and just say, man, this is just how it is. We got to be like this because our neighborhoods are like that.


There's things we could do to fight the system. There's things we can do to fight the power.


That's really what that's all about. Our condition is from hundreds of years of a system that really funneled us into this condition. So we really have to fight against that every day.


And we can't let a day go by where we relax and just give in and say, man, it's just how it is.


We have to come up with measurable means to hold us accountable. Just like we want to hold white America accountable. We have to hold ourselves accountable as well.


That's the real thing. There's a certain level of importance that we're not putting on holding ourselves accountable for what we're putting out about ourselves.


What are we saying about ourselves?


I feel like a huge dilemma for us as black people is that the media in the industry wants to see us in a certain light in the music industry. You're taught that, oh, if you're black and you rap about violence and money, that's going to make you more money. Labels are going to want to sign you if you're talking about violence, more so than if you're a conscious artist.


Yes, exactly. But how do we break the cycle?


Well, you know, it's a complicated role because when we first did our music NWA, we never thought we would be, you know, on the radio. We thought it was just going to be straight underground music. Right. Sometimes you do something for the heart of it and then a company like Viacom and say, hey, this is Pop and they'll take it to the top. The positive music sometimes get pushed to the side and the raunchy hardcore stuff gets promoted, published and pushed out there and marketed.


And it puts an imprint in other young artists coming up to, oh, this is the way I must need to do it to get on. And artists can't be afraid to show some new you know, showing something new is usually when you break out. I remember everybody was doing a hardcore gangsta rap, nothing to penetrate it.


And then, bam, Kanye come out with College Dropout, which is basically the backpack rappers Bible.


And, you know, so it's really all about having the courage to break the mold.


You're an artist and not letting anybody put you in a box, not even your own community. Hollywood has been complacent in in our treatment in this country. You know, I think kids learn how to treat us when they're watching shows you learn, OK? When I become a cop, this is how you doing? And they should look to do things. To help us reverse that, we have to put pressure on these companies that we love. We watch the movies, we support them.


It's time for them to pay back and help us create better images. If you produce some great and top shelf, people will come. You know, same amount of black people went to go see Black Panther as we went to go see straight out of camp.


And I don't want to go back as far as Boyz n the Hood and I don't want to date myself, but I need a place where we can get those made so we can give our people at least a choice.


So true. You said that you want a formal apology to black Americans. What would that look like?


To me, it would come from, you know, the highest office in the land. You know, the president.


We will take it from the Senate, we'll take it from the House, Supreme Court, whoever they feel like they want to really start making amends with what was done to our ancestors in this country. That's what we want. And we do need the economic and social justice know. We're not asking for that. We demand in that whether they apologize and not. You know, that's on them, but they got to do right by the people. I agree with you.


If I had to choose between an apology and a cheque, give me the check. However, it is very hard to make progress and so unthinkable that you would do something like that and then not acknowledge it. There's a global precedent for it. There's a historic precedent for it. The Germans, I mean, they acknowledge what they what they did when it came to the Holocaust. And everybody thinks that's appropriate because what was done was so horrific. Germany could not come back into the community of nations if they did not do that.


I think another another part of the problem is that white people think that, OK, because it wasn't me, it was my ancestors. We don't owe you an apology because I had nothing to do with that. But the issue was not necessarily that it wasn't you. It's the systematic set back that leaves black people way behind in the race.


It wasn't you, but it happened in your name. It happened on your land. It happened in your territory.


OK, you're not your ancestors. But if you're keeping their systems in place, yes, that's keeping us in the same position that we was in the 60s or before. You're going to acknowledge that you are perpetuating a system.


And it's the same system that held us back. Not everything that can be face can be changed, but nothing can be changed until at least it's faced. And all we're saying is, let's face it, just face up to it.


We can't unbury all these people. We can't unclench all these people. We can't on solve all of these women. But we have to be able to face it.


And when we face it, everybody shoulders can come down a quarter inch. Everybody can breathe a little bit more deeply than when some people are living in denial and all of us are living in a rage. That's now you're never going to with the same outcome.


You said something interesting then something just clicked for me.


As far as the necessity for an apology is we as a nation can acknowledge what has happened, what has been done to black people in this country.


I feel like then it would help us move on a bit easier. You know what I'm saying? As long as we as a nation stay in a state of denial, it makes it it makes the struggle.


More difficult me, what I need is atonement. I need action. Oh, yeah, that's part of it. At the end of the day, if the powers that be to run this country don't feel that it's fair to apologize, then the citizens are going to they're going to take that as a cue.


Yes, you're right. It has to be done in a ceremonial manner. And I'm with Mama. Hey, a tie actually do something, you know, I mean, puts it we don't hurt enough lip service, you know, that's why we're here. You know, it's time for action.


If you're in a family and it's Thanksgiving dinner and two of the children out of the ten were horrifically abused. While they were children and now you all have to sit at this table and act like nothing happened and pretend that everything has always been cool, but then why is this child acting out? Why is this child unhappy? Well, must be something wrong with them. If you don't acknowledge the history of that family and what happened, you can't understand what's going on now.


Everybody has to lie on top of lying on top of lie when the reality is if everybody could just say, you know, what happened to that time?


You know what was done to that child.


Yeah. Now, what are we going to do as a family about it?


Yeah, that's a good point. Yeah. Yeah, that's real tough.


I actually love that analogy. Yeah, it's really good. That's that's a good one.


All right, everyone, we have an election coming up in four weeks.


An NFL superstar, sports analyst and mental health advocate Brandon Marshall is here with important information.


We all need to know family.


Are you guys doing. Let me tell you something. We are blessed today, today at this table for smart black men. I love this. I love it.


The whole voting process is just as intimidating. I thought there was a gap that wasn't being filled and that's teaching people the mechanics of voting. The inspiration for me was hearing professional athletes be vulnerable. I'm in this group chat with a lot of Hall of Fame football players and a lot of these guys say, I never voted before. A lot of these guys said, you know, they don't even know how to register. I am one of those guys.


Right. Like, the first time I voted was in 2008. And I didn't know when I went to the ballot box that I was going to be voting on twenty five different races. I had no clue. It was like a pop quiz for me that I wasn't prepared for. I was looking at where's Obama's name? And that's it. We got to be honest with ourselves and we got to understand what we don't know. And there's a lot of us that's going to be voting for the very first time.


There's a lot of us that feel like our vote doesn't count.


So who is teaching that that group of people how to approach the ballot box? How do I register to vote?


There's thirteen thousand different voting districts. The deadline to register in Florida is different than the deadline to register in California. Do we know that? Can we register a day of.


But I think the first time I voted was the hands down most stressful day. So I literally almost was in tears because I didn't understand. That's right. There's so much here.


Who are these people? What is their main focus? What is their job loss? Right. And I really agree with you that we need thorough education on how to vote.


Who is going to be on the ballot, exactly what they stand for, because it's very, very confusing.


We got people ready to go vote, but when they get to the ballot box for the very first time, they don't even know if their ID is valid.


Thankfully, people like yourself stepping up, brother, I want to make sure that we let people know who might be intimidated just by us talking about it. You don't have to fill out everyone. In other words, I think people can get in and they think, oh, I have to answer all these questions.


You could go in there, but you don't have to. You can literally vote just one by you guys giving us this opportunity to have this discussion.


Now, people are going to hear this because I didn't know that in 2008 when, like, we don't know this. Right. Like, we got to have these conversations.


I didn't know that either man be on my mind is blown right now because I'm like I like I know. Check everything.


Google is a powerful tool. Now you can Google and ask these questions. The search time you want to look up is a sample ballot, OK?


Oh, I didn't even know that.


But make sure the sample ballot comes with somebody that you trust from somebody, a group or somebody like this brother here who has your interests at heart. A group. May I have a sample ballot to let you know? You vote for whoever you want to vote for. But this is who we're backing.


I come from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We're the poorest county in all of Pennsylvania. I don't I don't know anything about politics. I had to Google. I had to use Siri. Right. And I'm still learning right now. It's important to note that it should take a couple of weeks for us to sit down as a family, really break down the election and break down the candidates. It should be a part of our tradition that we sit down as a family and literally go through whether it's twenty three, twenty four, twenty five different races in our local community and at the federal level because there's some of us that don't know.


I know there are some people in my neighborhood just like you that doesn't affect me. You know, my vote doesn't count, my vote doesn't matter.


Yeah. I think you've made a great point Brandon, as far as getting the family together to have the conversation and making that a tradition.


Yes, I think that is a really. Really. Really great point. I want to just drive that home. Don't don't be afraid or ashamed to talk to trusted friends and family, because I've been voting since I was of age.


It's been quite some time now, but I am not somebody who is politically inclined and politically aware all the time. And I had no problem talking to my parents when they were alive. I would talk to my sister, talk to my husband, whichever one I was with at the time.


I'm being asked by now to help me decide who I was going to vote for and what I would say is simply this it's so important for you to vote with your people, with your friends, with your your spouse, your lover and other countries. It's a day off. It's a community celebration. It doesn't have to be something you just have to set off by yourself and not know anything and feel bad about. I love what Brandon is doing.


He saw a void that needed to be filled and jumped on in and is doing what it takes when it comes to Tabone. You know, a lot of people are hongbo, go vote but don't know how to. I love what Van is saying about go with somebody, go with your people, you know, and and help each other. You got to educate yourself on state and local stuff.


A lot of times in depressed African-American communities, we don't understand all of these intricacies, but they don't want to understand because they don't want us to vote.


It's all about voter suppression. If we don't understand, if we don't think it's important, if we don't think our vote counts, then we're not going to vote.


The thing to me about voting is we have to be very honest with our people. You cannot get everything you want by voting, but you can lose, but you can lose everything you've got by not voting.


OK, that's the test.


And so that's OK. So what's going to be 100 percent real with it? Sometimes we're voting defensively and then we say, well, I voted. I didn't get what I want it. That's like saying I did two two sit ups. Now I'm not in shape. Almost like it takes. But you got to eat right. You got to jog a little bit. There is a whole lot to make. A strong community.


Voting is a part of it. Yeah.


That's that's a really great we've never had this much political consciousness and what happened to could happen to so many people. Now you have so many people pulling back the curtain. And I think because of what Cuba is doing, a lot more going to pull back the curtain.




That's what I love about this country, because even for me, you know, I'm big and I'm up to speed just to realize you ain't my home.


When I look back on me and you know what I was doing for me, that's OK. My my battery went out a gravel plug. All right. That's all right.


Listen, before we go, I just as a black woman, just want to say how it is just so awesome to sit here with three black men who are so intelligent and really taking the time to have a conversation with the community.


You know, each of you are doing so much for us.


And I just want to thank you, especially doing this time.


Having black male leadership is so important. It is so important.


And I just want to thank you three for just representing the way that you do for us.


You know, I thank you. I mean, thanks for doing this show. You know, it is cool to see, you know, three generations of black women discuss topics for the whole world to get a chance to see this interaction with a family. You know, just great. Thanks for having me on. Oh, come back any time. Yeah.


I can't wait to have all three of you right here at the table, you know. God bless. Thanks so much. Thank you. Thank you.


The goats. That was amazing. That was a I learned a lot.


I just want to tell our red table talk family, check out Cube's Contract for Black America, because I really got a lot out of it. So just please check it out.


I appreciate all the acting. Up you go. You want the dragon? And I would go, no.


You know, I remember that Dragon met a couple times. The Dragon Lady came out and I said, never again.


Yeah. You want to drink the fire?


Do you want Mommy or the dragon lady? I know they both here.


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