TLC's T-Boz is Calling Out the Black Lives Matter Movement

TLC's T-Boz is Calling Out the Black Lives Matter Movement

She believes there's one very important issue being left out.

Published July 3, 2017

The two ladies left from the original TLC trio, Chili and T-Boz, have had some shaky sentiments on social politics, namely the Black Lives Matter movement.

After the devastating shock of hip-hop icon Prodigy’s death and the cause of his fatality, however, T-Boz is shaking a finger at the movement for what she believes is a cold shoulder to other issues affecting the Black community. 

Spoken via Twitter, T-Boz sent her condolences to Prodigy’s family and discussed raising awareness for the disease that claimed the Mobb Deep legend’s life: sickle-cell anemia. Among other groups she believes should be collaborating with her to stand at the forefront of issues like sickle-cell anemia, such as Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA), she argued that BLM also has a stake in the problem, too.

“I hate it takes the death of a celebrity to bring even more notice to something I talk about almost in every interview for 25 years,” she tweeted. “#BLM THIS disease is PREDOMINATELY an African-American disease so black lives have mattered over more than just one topic or issue.”

As a socially-activating movement that advocates against systemic racism, health-institutionalized included, Black Lives Matter has long stood on the grounds of providing social, financial, political and racial equity and justice among the Black community in America.

“We need to support one another over all compassion for people as human beings, not objects and lab rats, but help to find a cure,” she said. “SAVE OURSELVES.”

See all of T-Boz’s thoughts on the matter in the tweets below. 

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: TNYF/WENN.com)

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