Watch A 12-Year-Old Kanye West Recite a Poem For Martin Luther King Jr.

Being offered today is some extra rare footage of a 12-year-old Kanye Omari West in his middle

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Being offered today is some extra rare footage of a 12-year-old Kanye Omari West in his middle school hall reciting a poem about Martin Luther King Jr. called “His Name Means Love.” The clip was recorded in 1990 and uploaded on YouTube in 2012 but tweeted by Kim Kardashian earlier this week. Enjoy!

A man who fought for freedom/A man who fought for equality/Those who were against him/Were too blind to see/What this man was fighting for/So Blacks, Hispanics, Jews and Asians could put their foot in the door/Yes, we know that this man is great/That’s why today we celebrate/Everyone lifts their voice and sing/For a man who wanted freedom to ring/Martin Luther King is who I’m speaking of/A man whose name means love.

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