Originally posted on My Friday Blog:
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hello dear reader(s).
You’ll have to forgive me as I challenge the narrative currently being spoken about another US city.
Blacks aren’t destroying their communities. It was already destroyed by decades of economic racism. #Baltimore
— zellie (@zellieimani) April 28, 2015
Now, I am not attempting to say that this is productive, it is reasonable, or it is a good thing. I am not going to say that rioting and property destruction is going to solve anything. What I am going to say is that the powers that be have created a powder keg and are extremely naive not to expect it to blow. The media isn’t painting a picture of brutal police that does not exist. The media is doing its job and exposing police brutality, racism, and the dangers of police militarization in both equipment and tactics. The media is bringing to…
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