Monday, December 05, 2016

Let's Say - Just for Shits and Giggles

Let's say, just bear with me for a moment. Let's pretend, you're an African American tonight. Really, just for one second, let's pretend you are.

And you watch the national news.

The very first story is a mistrial in the cop who put 8 bullets into the back of a black man in North Charleston. AND the entire thing was captured on video. (LINK) 8 shots. Into a black man running away and was 18 feet away before you fired the first shot.



Into his back. And unarmed black man. And then, THEN the cop moved his taser to plant it next to the African American man. AND it was ALL ON VIDEO (see Link above).

And what happened. Nothing. The jury couldn't agree that it was murder. OR Manslaughter. Maybe it was an accident.

BANG
BANG
BANG
BANG
BANG
BANG
BANG
BANG

PICK UP TASER
WALK TO MAN YOU SHOT 8 TIMES.
DROP TASER TO MAKE IT APPEAR HE GRABBED IT.

No wronging doing.

And then next story - THE VERY NEXT STORY was about a white man who was sentenced to LIFE IN prison without the possibility of parole AND 32 years for killing his little white baby. Now the mother testified that the father couldn't have done it on purpose. There is no, say video proof of him doing this on purpose. But he gets life plus 32 years.


What does that tell you, an African American, about the value of your life versus the life on a white person.

And, if you can't be honest about this, I'll give you a hint. It means that your life isn't worth shit compared to a white person's life. It ain't worth shit.

Just remember that next time some asshole tells you that racism is fucking dead in this country.

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