Singer Macy Gray: America Needs A New Flag

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Singer Macy Gray came out over the weekend with an op-ed for Marketwatch where she said the United States is due for a flag change that represents America in 2021. She believes that the current stars and stripes flag is now racist because people who stormed the Capitol on January 6 were carrying the flag.

“President Biden, Madame Harris and members of Congress: the American flag has been hijacked as code for a specific belief. God bless those believers, they can have it. Like the Confederate, it is tattered, dated, divisive, and incorrect. It no longer represents democracy and freedom. It no longer represents ALL of us. It’s not fair to be forced to honor it. It’s time for a new flag,” she wrote.

Macy Gray’s new American flag.

Gray, 53, says the current white stars should be replaced with skin tone colors that represent “your skin tone and mine.”

It’s weird that all of a sudden Macy Gray is out in the mainstream starting a debate on redesigning the American flag, right? What’s that all about? Well, what if I told you Macy has a new album in the works. You’d be absolutely stunned, right?

Well, back in late April, Macy was telling the website Rated R&B that she put together a new collection and released a new single and that there’s a new album.

“This is the first album I have made with these musicians,” Gray she told Rated R&B. “With them, it is fresh, it is new, and it is exciting. We collaborate and there are no limits, no rules. I do not have to top myself or be Macy Gray. I can be a whole new band. It is very cool.”

And just like that, we learn the real reason Macy Gray is promoting some dumb flag idea. Her marketing team’s strategy is clear: fire up the base, make it appear Gray is leading the movement, get her on Good Morning, America to promote the flag idea, slide in the new album thing, have her perform live and sell albums.

In case you’ve been in a coma, it’s all one huge hustle. Remember when the Dixie Chicks suddenly dropped Dixie a year ago this week? They were about to release a new album. By late July, The Chicks had Billboard’s No. 1 country album.

Let this serve as a heads up when you suddenly see dumb ideas from entertainers going viral over some random summer weekend. Race hustling is big business to these entertainers and the marketing teams that manage them.

Written by Joe Kinsey

Joe Kinsey is the Senior Director of Content of OutKick and the editor of the Morning Screencaps column that examines a variety of stories taking place in real America.

Kinsey is also the founder of OutKick’s Thursday Night Mowing League, America’s largest virtual mowing league.

Kinsey graduated from University of Toledo.


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  1. The United States flag, like the National Anthem, is not a marketing tool, open to “alterations” because some idiot doesn’t think it includes them. It is inclusive to anyone who wants to be a part of it. If you don’t think it includes you, go somewhere else.

    • They should go to their Seattle black power events that charge dumb white people stupid enough to want to go $10 for admission. Have their little identitarian picnics in their blue third-world shitholes and leave the real people alone.

  2. Well here we go another unhappy never gunna be happy catered to pissed off all the time overly sensitive ignorant dumb ass big mouth black broad. Just GOD BLESS America and that this country allows that kind of treasonous talk and it also allows this kind of talk this major POS can just go fuck her nasty self big time

  3. What is wrong with being happy? When did America become the home of the malcontent, the devious, the hateful? These days, it is a federal offense to be happy, productive, and sane. This 24/7, “I have a grievance”. This phony transgression against me, and my family 200 years ago is like you just got jilted over the weekend. Get over yourself crybabies. The “crybaby culture” is boring. I am way past my limit on this constant hate by the Communist Democrat morons. Get over it! On the other hand, this grifter may just need some attention, like a lonely dog trapped in her room for two days. Come this 4th of July we shall see how outdated the American flag is. America Matters.

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