Russell Simmons compares plight of New York City carriage horses to slavery, Holocaust


By theGrio

Russell Simmons and animal rights’ activists have been trying to get New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to follow through on his promised ban of horse-drawn carriages.

Thursday, Simmons took his campaign to the next level.

The hip-hop mogul compared the plight of the city’s carriage horses to slavery and the Holocaust.

“It’s a Holocaust,” he said as he stood in front of one of the antique-style cars that he has been advocating as replacements for the …read more

Via:: The Grio