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Uncle Luke on Trayvon Verdict: "Black Men Have Been Hunted Down and Murdered From the Day We Got Here, Nothing Has Changed"

Uncle Luke's Twitter bio describes him as "hip-hop's original bad boy."

But ever since the 2 Live Crew legend stood up to fight for every American's right to free speech, he's also become a pillar of truth and honesty.

He's never been afraid to speak his mind. And after Saturday night's controversial acquittal of George Zimmerman, he's had a lot to say in 140 characters or less.

In Luke's mind, the sad reality that a young black man's killer can walk free is a sign that "nothing has changed," and having a black man in the White House doesn't seem to make any difference.

See also:

-George Zimmerman's Acquittal Shows Nothing's Changed Since Emmett Till

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.