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It’s never too late to say sorry.

After shaming Afrika Bambaataa’s alleged sexual abuse victims, Zulu Nation and its leaders are changing their stance on the matter.

The organization founded by Bambaataa to promote unity and art in hip-hop issued an official apology to Afrika’s alleged victims, admitting their initial response was poor. In a statement signed by three dozen Zulu Nation leaders, the organization took responsibility for their role in victim-shaming:

“We extend our deepest and most sincere apologies to the many people who have been hurt by the actions of Afrika Bambaataa and the subsequent poor response of our organization to allegations leveled against him.”

A few weeks ago, members of Zulu Nation denounced Afrika’s alleged sexual abuse victims, saying the men who came forward were part of a government conspiracy.

The first victim who spoke out against Afrika Bambaataa, Ronald Savage, thinks the apology is nice, but not enough.

“I think the letter is sincere but it’s too little too late,” Savage told the NYDN. “They should have done this in the beginning instead of disrespecting me and the Daily News.”

Ronald Savage is one of four men who’ve come forward accusing Afrika Bambaataa of allegedly sexually abusing them as teenagers. Bambaataa maintains his innocence, claiming the allegations are unequivocally false.



Zulu Nation Has A Message For Afrika Bambaataa’s Alleged Sexual Abuse Victims was originally published on globalgrind.com

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