Popular Christian rapper Lecrae has joined the debate over police shootings and race relations with a recent tweet: “Take a knee…people riot. Take a bullet…people quiet.” He said that while he knows some might charge him with being too political, his statements are related to “being faithful to expose darkness and address the burdens” on his heart. “I travel the world (headed to the Middle East this year) fighting darkness, oppression, and injustice so when I speak up at home, it should be welcomed, not met with side eyes and skepticism.”

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