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Racists know ‘Black Lives Matter’ was not meant to devalue anyone

But the poison within perpetuates the lie and the liars will always conjure another reason to gripe about 'Black Lives Matter' The polarizing issue of "Black Lives Matter," could have been averted, or minimized to a

But the poison within perpetuates the lie and the liars will always conjure another reason to gripe about ‘Black Lives Matter’

The polarizing issue of “Black Lives Matter,” could have been averted, or minimized to a significantly lesser degree, perhaps, if the originators of the phrase had included the adverb, “too” —”BLACK LIVES MATTER, TOO!”

This shouldn’t  have been necessary, as those who decry the phrase as racist, surely know what was meant by the phrase which served no intent to lessen the value of any other ethnic group. But as a friend, Michael Brown, asserted, racists “would’ve found another reason to gripe. Black folks asserting our lives and basic humanity has always been a problem in this White supremacist system.”

What’s your opinion?

Michael Brown: “Nah. The people who are ‘offended’ by #BlackLivesMatter would have found another reason to gripe. Black folks asserting our lives and basic humanity has always been a problem in this White supremacist system. White supremacy doesn’t respect logic. Eleven Whites on a jury just saw a Black man gunned down on video, and they’re ‘deadlocked.’ Jarrette, this stuff is deep, bruh. [But] the situation isn’t hopeless because we’ve faced worse, organized, and struggled to gain reforms. With that said, this stuff’s ingrained. Watering-down#BlackLivesMatter as a phrase would defeat the whole purpose.”

Renae Taylor-Johnson: “That’s redundant Jarrette. They know what it is. How long, how many times, in how many eras, must we constantly and consistently, explain ourselves? To quote Ice Cube, ‘Either they don’t know, don’t show, or don’t care what’s going on in the ‘hood.’ I’m not referring to Black-on-Black crime rhetoric, but the ultimate decision by ‘Amerikkka’ to disown it’s own. ‘I was given this world ,I didn’t make it,’- Tupac Shakur. Mainstream media and the establishment have consistently attempted to discredit humanitarian groups like the Symbionese Liberation Army, Black Panthers, ND Nation Of Islam as other than reliable or community-based organizations, but rather as hate groups, infiltrators masquerading as social betterment groups.”

Bruhman Dmc: “The issue with BLM is just a fake controversy to take eyes off of the real issue, systematic white supremacy. Black Lives do matter. But people are actually debating about the group. Which is actually funded by Billionaire George Soros, not grassroots, it’s controlled opposition. And people aren’t actually comparing BLM to the KKK. All the while the system continues.” #chessnotcheckers

 

 

 

Jarrette Fellows, Jr. is Publisher and Editor of Compton Herald. He attended junior and senior high school in Compton, and is an alumnus of California State University, Los Angeles.

3 COMMENTS
  • BillyDe December 12, 2016

    ➽The ONLY reason whites make FAR more money than African Americans is WHITE SUPREMACY!
    ➽Vote 4 Reparations NOW! You OWE us your money $$$$$ white people.
    BLACK LIVES MATTER! WHITE SUPREMACY KILLS!

  • Roland Moore December 4, 2016

    Examine the Guardians “The Counted” data for 2015. If you filter the police shootings by race for unarmed male deaths, the total is 107, of which 44 were white, 38 black, 22 Hispanic, and 3 other. So in raw numbers more unarmed whites have actually been killed.

    Out of the 38 unarmed black male shootings, 75% (14 people struggled with the officer, 7 reached for the officers weapon, 5 made suspicious moves or were believed to have pointed a weapon and 2 dragged the officer in a car) may involve a possible life threatening action by the suspect where the cop believed his live was in danger. If these 28 result in a legally justified ruling, you end up with 10 incidents that are questionable.

    To give a sense of perspective, out of a black population of 39 MILLION, there is an estimated 2-1/2 MILLION annual arrests of blacks of which 10 questionable “unarmed” shooting incidents occurred. Statistically, how is this proof that black lives don’t matter to police?

  • Roland Moore December 4, 2016

    “In wake of inordinate killings of Black males in 2015…”???

    Examine the Guardians “The Counted” data for 2015. If you filter the police shootings by race for unarmed male deaths, the total is 107, of which 44 were white, 38 black, 22 Hispanic, and 3 other. So in raw numbers more unarmed whites have actually been killed.

    Out of the 38 unarmed black male shootings, 75% (14 people struggled with the officer, 7 reached for the officers weapon, 5 made suspicious moves or were believed to have pointed a weapon and 2 dragged the officer in a car) may involve a possible life threatening action by the suspect where the cop believed his live was in danger. If these 28 result in a legally justified ruling, you end up with 10 incidents that are questionable.

    To give a sense of perspective, out of a black population of 39 MILLION, there is an estimated 2-1/2 MILLION annual arrests of blacks of which 10 questionable “unarmed” shooting incidents occurred. Statistically, how is this proof that black lives don’t matter to police?

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