21 Savage is being detained, but he’s not a threat – except to white supremacy | Rashad Robinson and Jose

Culture The Guardian

By targeting the rapper who dared to criticise the US immigration policies, officials have proven their tactics are unrelated to border security Rapper 21 Savage was scheduled to perform at the Grammys on Sunday night, where he was also nominated in several categories. The Atlanta-based performer, who is known offstage as Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, wasn’t there because he’s being held without bail by US immigration officials for overstaying a visa over a decade ago. Holding Bin Abraham-Joseph prisoner indefinitely for a visa violation doesn’t make sense – he does not pose a flight risk, or a …

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