Much was made of the #DefundThePolice moniker. For many of us, in the aggregate, police do not represent the body of comfort.
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One of the reasons racism, Jim Crow, sexism, homophobia, and all the other isms remain with us is the complicity a few black people, POCs, and members of the aggrieved.
If you ever wonder why Black Lives Matter and Defund the Police, there is a constancy to the police shooting black men as a sport. I will repeat again, the police is a clear and present danger to people of color as long as they continue with no consequences for their actions.
Here is the perfect example that explains why the police present a clear and present danger to people of color. The video says it all.
The police said their policy dictated that they put these innocent women and little girls in handcuffs and on the ground because of policy. BS.
If anyone doubts why the cries are out there for #BlackLivesMatter and #DefundThePolice, this is a classic shameful example of the reality of too many when confronted by a cop.
We have been trying to reform the police for decades. You cannot reform an institution that had its origins in controlling the bodies of some.
I always told my daughter that she does not get the opportunity to make a mistake or seem to make one. Her white friends will get a pass she won’t. The police are not your friend.
I found Ali Velshi’s standalone segment shockingly honest. That he was allowed to use those two minutes to say what he said proves the changing times.