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Dallas Residents Want To Rename Robert E. Lee Park After Erykah Badu

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Dallas Residents Want To Rename Robert E. Lee Park After Erykah Badu

With the recent removal of a statue in Dallas, Texas, honoring Confederate general Robert E. Lee, the city is now working on renaming the park.

Now that the statue is officially gone some fans have suggested the park, which has been temporarily named Oak Lawn Park, be named after the one and only Erykah Badu.

A petition was created by local collective Central Track that has been signed by more than 2,300 people.

In a statement on the organization’s website, Central Track co-founder Pete Freedman writes:

“Lord knows the renowned R&B singer deserves that distinction. Hell, they already named a whole day after her down in Houston, recognizing her many accomplishments and all that she’s done to inspire young artists around the state, and somehow beating Dallas to that punch,” Freedman wrote.

“Naming a local park after her would go a long way toward making up for that misstep, for sure.”

You can sign the petition here.

Yesterday (Sept. 24), both Erykah Badu and comedian Michael Blackson uploaded a video showing the two of them comically battling one another as part of the viral “For the D!#k” Challenge.

First celebs on #forthepussychallenge #forthedickchallenge Badu vs Micheal Blackson @michaelblackson @yasmin_amira_ @coldcris #erykahbadu #michealblackson (((Lyrics))) BADU : I aint doin shit for da dick• Licky Lik for da dick•. Give up my window seat for da dick• fuck it I’ll eat meat for da dick• fight hurricane Maria for da dick• ride a missile from Korea for da dick• let him call me a ho FTD• baby daddy number 4 FTD• Buck a bitch in the head FTD• Fuck WOKE. I’m 💀 FTD• Suck it down to da bone FTD• let him use MY phone FTD• Motorola FTD• fuck Micheal Blackson -EBOLA FTD• caught on tape … MIKE: …not smart for da pussy • cheat on my wife-Kevin Hart for da pussy •I’ll eat Pork FTP•I’ll skip court FTP• I’ll bleach my skin FTP• fuck a Siamese twins FTP• pledge allegiance to the flag 🇱🇷FTP• fuck a bitch on the rag FTP…

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Entertainment writer, All Black Media

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