The more I read the Scriptures I find an overwhelming case of Scriptures being concerned with the poor, outcast, widow, foreigner and marginalized.

— Sho Baraka

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I'm in love, with a higher love!

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The Bible cares about the systems that create oppression.

We see this in the Exodus all the way to Jesus' interactions with Zacchaeus and the prostitute in John 8.

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Joy and pleasure is at the end of the justice.

A right understanding of who God is and who we are in His creation.

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God gave us creation to enjoy it. I believe this is the reason we fight against injustice so that all of creation can experience the beauty of God's goodness and grace.

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I understood my personal responsibility in putting Christ on the cross and the implications of how the Gospel impacts every area of life. It informs my identity as a human, as an artist, and as a citizen of this country.

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Hip-hop, you're close to 50. When can we grow up?

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I grew up in a loving household that taught me how to respect others and love God.

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You can be a dreamer, but don't live in your bed.

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I keep my eyes and heart bent toward Jesus, therefore no human response can distract me from the Kingdom agenda.

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I keep people around me that have the freedom to challenge my heart and motive.

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I wanted it to live in all the diverse neighborhoods I've lived in.

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I wanted to create an album that spoke all the musical languages I loved.

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About Sho Baraka

Quotes 28 sayings
Profession Hip-hop artist
Birthday January 10, 1979

I grew up having great awareness of who I was in regards to racial identity and socio-economic status. This caused me great frustration until I was about 19 years old at Tuskegee University. My brother became a Christian along with my father and they shared the Gospel with me on occasion.

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Keep compassion close to your chest at all times.

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I love that Jesus showed He cared while at the same time telling the truth.

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We think everyone but us need the unadulterated truth.

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It's true that PC culture has created very little honest dialogue.

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Everyone wants to be truth tellers today while never thinking we are the ones who need the truth told to us. It's quite amusing.

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Make sure you don't become the very thing you find yourself fighting against.

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I have two boys on the autism spectrum.

I don't always know what's best for them. However, I know there is grace for me in this area. I know there are parents in a similar space.

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I pray daily for wisdom on how to serve my kids without words.

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I don't spend too much time attempting to defend myself against people who seem to have zero desire to have a substantive conversation.

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Get a team of like-minded individuals around you. Understand this is hard work.

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I wanted to create a story that would address America's history, successes, and problems while pointing to a hopeful resolution. I wanted it to be told from the perspective of an "Everyman" point of view.

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My mom used to get involved with the Black Panther activities in Los Angeles.

For me it was more about how to view my consciousness on these issues with a biblical framework.

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Power is intoxicating.

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We may never truly see the fruits of the labor.

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