And the faculty and students were kind of here for it, kind of not.
West pulled up to Howard University around 8 a.m.
, pretty early for most college students. But his performance still drew a crowd, judging from the videos on Twitter.
Greg Carr, an associate professor at Howard’s Department of Afro-American Studies, asked his followers to send Kanye to the library
after the performance.
“I have some books for him,” he wrote, followed by the hashtag #TheMiseducationOfTheNegro.
Writer Frederick Joseph also criticized the school’s embrace of West.
“Can’t blame Kanye anymore, he’s shown us who he is. Black people need to stop making space for his anti-Blackness,” he wrote
Still, West’s Sunday Service performances — his signature hip-hop and gospel pop-up events — have been huge. Brad Pitt even pulled up to one last month, and it doesn’t get much bigger than that.
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