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Houston Based Rapper Z-Ro Asks Law Enforcement and the African-American Community to Be Accountable

After the shootings of law enforcement officers in Dallas last July (July 7, 2016), Houston-based rapper Joseph Wayne McVey — better known by his stage name Z-Ro — was inspired to write a song called No Justice No Peace. Despite what it might sound like, the rapper calls not only for more police accountability, but […]

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After the shootings of law enforcement officers in Dallas last July (July 7, 2016), Houston-based rapper Joseph Wayne McVey — better known by his stage name Z-Ro — was inspired to write a song called No Justice No Peace.

Despite what it might sound like, the rapper calls not only for more police accountability, but also for members of the African-American community to take responsibility for their own behavior.

Z-Ro took some time to share his thoughts on what he sees happening between members of his community and the police.

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