Regardless of what white apologists say as they try to justify police genocide against Black people, the images tell an undeniable truth.
At this point, we should engage with our white sisters and brothers who march and struggle with us, they are beaten and brutalized and some of them are even killed by the rabid dogs operating us police officers.
As far as those who would deny the over 500 years of oppression of Black people, we should disengage them and not try to have a conversation with them.
They care more about injured dogs than they do black babies. They care more about people breaking glass than they care about cops murdering citizens in their name.
In fact, the killing of black people evokes a secret glee in them.
It is important to note that Mister Floyd was accused of passing a questionable $20-dollar bill to a store clerk.…… Eight minutes and forty six seconds it took for Chauvin and his thug colleagues to squeeze the life out of a pleading George Floyd.
Eric Garner being murdered by NYPD thugDaniel Pantaleo and a bunch of other thugs. Mister garner’s sin? Selling untaxed cigarettes, a minor violation.
The injustice and the disparity are not juts about the optics they are endemic and strategic.
According to the (MarshallProject.com), Only 31 of the nearly 800 white defendants executed since 1976 — when the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty — had a black victim, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. During the same timeframe, 234 of nearly 500 executed black defendants had white victims. The last time a white person was put to death for killing a black person in South Carolina, where Roof will be tried, was in 1991.
In Pennsylvania, it was in 1999. In Louisiana, 17521. In Texas, there were no such executions between 1854 and 2003, and in Alabama, there were none from 1913 to 1997 (there haven’t been any, since, either). In Florida, a white defendant has never been put to death for murdering a black person.
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