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Killer Mike University Lecture Square
Killer Mike University Lecture Square

Killer Mike Delivers A Powerful University Lecture On Racism, Media & Civil Rights

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Speaking Wednesday at Florida State University, Killer Mike delivered a powerful guest lecture on matters of racism, police brutality and modern American civil rights. Much of Mike's speech was captured on video, and has been already uploaded by Florida State.

Professor Render was quick to get to serious topics. "A lot of the things that I talk about and am gonna propose are not gonna sound easy. Because a lot of times, doing the right thing isn't easy," he opened. Mike also shared some personal insight into his own musical approach. "I feel like the truth needs to get out there quick," he said, referring to his unadorned and cutting lyrical style. "I still think I'm dope, I just don't have to hide a lot of stuff behind analogy. I think my audience is intelligent enough to get it," Render said.

“Step out of your comfort zone to engage another human being as a fair and honest equal,” he stressed later in the lecture, “and based on that engagement, help that individual grow.” Watch the entire lecture, which is loaded with wisdom and insight for not just Killer Mike/RTJ fans, but any and all concerned citizens today, below.

Spotted at: CoS