RACISM STILL ALIVE AND KICK­ING QUEEN LAT­I­FAH

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Amer­i­can rap­per Queen

Lat­i­fah (left) in­sists that "racism is still alive and kick­ing". The ac­tor and rap­per, 46, was be­ing cel­e­brated at VH1's Hip Hop Hon­ors, and took the op­por­tu­nity to speak out fol­low­ing the re­cent shoot­ings of two black men in the US, re­ported Dig­i­tal spy. In the wake of the deaths, five po­lice of­fi­cers were killed after a man opened fire near a peace­ful protest in Dal­las. “We all know the world is re­ally tense right now," Lat­i­fah said. “I'm hop­ing that we can some­how man­age to chan­nel all of these emo­tions that we have, in a pos­i­tive way, and re­ally do some­thing to change our world." She added.

PHOTO: EVAN AGOSTINI/AP

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