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Was Elvis Presley Racist? Eugene Jarecki Talks to Chuck D...

Jul 6, 2018 Read more: SFGate

Public Enemy's Chuck D made Elvis Presley persona non grata for many hip-hop fans when he famously rapped in "Fight the Power": "Elvis was a hero to most/But he never meant s - to me/Straight up racist that sucker was/Simple and plain." In the latest episode of "Shoot This Now," filmmaker Eugene Jarecki explains how those lines made Chuck D the most crucial person he interviewed for his new film "The King."

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