‘Taking Back Chi-raq’: a response video to Nicki Minaj & Lil Herb
The term “Chiraq” has been long debated. With the release of Nicki Minaj’s new single, the “Chi-raq”, discussion about appropriateness of the term has been further fueled.
Chicago author, motivational speaker and activist Richard L. Taylor, Jr. created a video in response to the song and term, calling for community members to reclaim their city.
Richard Taylor speaks out against the “Chiraq” term and label that has been placed over Chicago. Get Inspired, Get Active, Take Action!
Watch Richard go in:
Thoughts on the term “Chiraq”?
Is it damaging Chicago’s communities, or just speaking to the sentiment of how people feel in their environment?
Sound off below!