Macy Gray Advocates American Flag Needs Renewal
Macy Gray Requests American Flag Update: ‘I Want A Flag That Represents All States and All of Us’
The artist wrote an opinion piece for Market Watch, recommending that the banner “no longer addresses majority rule government and opportunity” and proposing an overhaul of its stars and stripes.
Macy Gray is recommending that the American banner be upgraded to address its assorted populace.
The Grammy-winning artist, 53, composed an opinion piece for Market Watch in which she proposed that the banner “no longer addresses vote based system and opportunity.”
On Saturday, Macy Gray distributed a commentary, requiring an upgrade of the American banner.
She opened the piece, written for Market Watch, by seeing that the Confederate banner, which was made as “an image of resistance to the abolishment of subjection,” has as of late demonstrated “tired.”
“We don’t see it much any longer,” she composed. “Nonetheless, on the sixth [of January], when the stormers came down on the country’s most valuable cabin, waving Old Glory — the reminder was gotten: the American banner is its substitution.”
The Grammy champ proceeded to address President Biden, Vice President Harris and individuals from Congress straightforwardly. “The American banner has been commandeered as code for a particular conviction. God favor those devotees, they can have it. Like the Confederate, it is worn out, dated, troublesome, and erroneous,” she composed. “It no longer addresses popular government and opportunity. It no longer addresses ALL of us. It’s anything but reasonable for be compelled to respect it. It’s anything but’s another banner.”
Upper east Ohio’s Macy Gray calls for new American banner
The Grammy Award-winning vocalist, who is from Canton, Ohio, wrote in the MarketWatch piece on Thursday that the American banner has been “seized as code for a particular conviction.”
“Like the Confederate, it is worn out, dated, troublesome, and inaccurate. It no longer addresses popular government and opportunity. It no longer addresses ALL of us. It’s anything but reasonable for be compelled to respect it. It’s anything but’s another banner,” Gray said.
She recommended two stars be added to incorporate D.C. also, Puerto Rico. In the MarketWatch piece, the artist additionally recommended the shadings be modified. “Imagine a scenario in which the stars were the shades of ALL of us — your skin tone and mine — like the melanin scale?” she composed.
There has been response both for and against her thought. One individual tweeted, “Presently the banner is excessively white?! Perhaps Macy Gray requirements to invest some energy with our administration individuals for somewhat viewpoint.”
Someone else said, “Unexpected, those reproving Macy Gray are similar ones who commend the Insurrectionists who beat Capitol police w/American banners.”
The article came out around the same time President Joe Biden marked a bill making Juneteenth — June 19–a public occasion.