On the Sept. 4 edition of MSNBC’s “Politicsnation,” music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs discussed his new Harlem charter school and the 2016 election.
Last week, Combs opened the doors to the Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School in his beloved borough.
Furthermore, he aims to provide poor students with a better educational option.
The entrepreneur tells Rev. Al Sharpton that he wanted to do his part to improve the fledgling education system.
“I had a lot of concerns and complaints about how our children are treated,” Combs starts. “And I am a person of action … I wanted to go and show the educational system a better way of doing it … I’m coming to revolutionize the junior high and high school levels of education.”
Later on in the 7-minute segment, Combs says that President Barack Obama has “shortchanged” Black people during his presidency.
“… That’s the name of the game. Put somebody in office and you get in return the things that you care about in your community … I think it is time to turn up the heat.”
Lastly, he says that until Black issues are addressed, Black people should not vote. [Ricky Riley]