Equivocating Like a Motherfucker: An Open Letter to Chuck D

Sir,

I’ll start with the prerequisite praise. You and the rest of Public Enemy played a pivotal role in centering my blackness. It is why the purpose of this letter is so disappointing.

As we all know, R. Kelly, after two-plus decades of being a serial sexual predator, was finally convicted on racketeering and sex trafficking charges…