My People

Album: The Art of Love & War (2007)
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  • This is a song of pride for black Americans. Many successful and inspirational blacks are mentioned in the song, including Spike Lee, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan and Barack Obama. Also mentioned is the Rutgers University women's basketball team, who made the news when the popular disc jockey Don Imus called them "nappy-headed hos." >>
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    Bertrand - Paris, France
  • James Ingram sings on this with Stone. He's been a featured vocalist on several successful collaborations, including "Yah Mo B There" with Michael McDonald, "Baby, Come To Me" with Patti Austin and "Somewhere Out There" with Linda Ronstadt.
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  • Michael from Philadelphia, MaHow come The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan is not mention in this song? Hell, he should have been the first one mentioned. Do we have to wait until God take this man from us to honor him?!!!!
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