From slavery up to this current year black people are being killed. We are dying more than the many other races on this earth. Do I have scientific numbers no… But from news, newspapers, social media and etc we see that there is a blant disregard for our lives.
In the last 10 years more of us have died not only by law enforcement or the average white man.. But by our own people. Soon black people will be history.
The difference in all this killings is that if you’re wearing blue (uniform) or Caucasian American you can get off with claiming “justified killing.” But how do we expect things to change with other races when we (black people) kill each other with blant disregard for our own people’s lives. Yes we march, follow trends but in the end. The streets watch while ‘Marquise kills Tommy” and because snitches get stitches no one speaks. So there goes another black person’s death that goes down in our history books.
Question: How do we change that? How do we make history with each passing year? We show other races we care about our own. So report those killers and let them be held accountable just as much as we want Caucasian folks to be held accountable. Even more so show our men in blue that they will be held accountable.
But it starts with us. I’m sure Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Harriet Tubman, and so many others didn’t pave the way for us to watch us screw things up like this.
If #blacklivesmatter, we (African Americans) should show everyone that our lives matter!!