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Ice Cube: Death Certificate

Ted Kessler, Select, January 1992

ICE CUBE IS NOT A MAN to mince his words. "Niggers," he declares solemnly during the introduction to 'Death Certificate', "are in a state of emergency. The death side: a mirrored image of what we are today. The life side: a vision of where we need to go."

Total word count of piece: 450


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