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During the 2019 Revolt Summit, T.I. had a very pressing question for Candace Owens that she couldn’t really answer.

During the two-day conference that took place in Atlanta and brought together entertainers, activists, and music executives to discuss hip-hop, the hot topic of discussion was the 2020 presidential election.

T.I. asked Candace Owens to explain the president’s campaign slogan during Saturday’s (Sept. 14) Hip-Hop and Politics panel hosted by Jeff Johnson.

“When you say Make America Great Again, which period are we talking about?” Tip asked Owens, as Vibe reports. “[Is it] the period when women couldn’t vote? The period when we were hanging from trees? The crack era? Which period in America are you trying to make great again.”

“I actually think that I would totally rock a hat right now that says Make Black America Great Again,” the conservative commentator said, which prompted T.I. to interject Owens and restate his original question.

“Which period was America great that we’re trying to replicate? Which era was it? Tell me.” T.I. asked. Owens attempted to answer T.I., while the audience got riled-up.

She mentioned that slavery took place all over the world, and then things went completely left. “Why are you booing a fact?” Owens asked the audience, claiming that she wasn’t finished making her point.

“You’re making light of the enslavement of people that look like us. You can’t make light of that. That ain’t nothing you breeze over,” T.I. then said before telling Owens that she started her response with some bullsh–.  Check out the clip below.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.

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