Skip to comments.Why poor whites should rally behind Black Lives Matter (Hurl, you might)
Posted on 08/10/2015 4:53:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death, an unarmed black 18-year-old killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer. After a day of calm remembrances, the night turned violent as police shot another black 18-year-old, one Tyrone Harris, this time after he reportedly fired a pistol at a police car at close range. (He is still alive, though in critical condition.) It's yet another sad reminder of the fact that despite some reform inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, the issue of police brutality is still very much alive, however justified this particular shooting seems at the moment.
Another reminder came last week, when new details emerged about the police shooting of an unarmed white 19-year-old, Zachary Hammond, in Seneca, South Carolina. The police allege that they had set up an undercover drug buy, and shot Hammond to death when he tried to run over one of the officers with his car. However, a private autopsy showed that the bullets had entered Hammond's body from the back and it wouldn't be the first time the police had turned a simple drug bust into a shooting death with incompetent swaggering.
In media reports, Hammond's family, along with some conservatives, expressed resentment that their son's death had not gotten the same media reaction that black victims like Michael Brown, Samuel DuBose, and Sandra Bland did. It's an understandable reaction, but a mistaken one. Instead of getting angry at the relative lack of media coverage, Hammond supporters should lend their voices to movement for police reform because whites, particularly poor ones, stand to benefit a great deal from the Black Lives Matter agenda.
The argument of Black Lives Matter is that the criminal justice system disproportionately brutalizes blacks. This is very obviously correct....
(Excerpt) Read more at theweek.com ...
Going? It’s where they live.
Yeah, rednecks and thugs. That’ll end well.
Get a load of this Ryan Cooper’s photo. You could knock him down with a fistful of peanuts (without the shells)
Why should “poor whites” rally behind Black Lives Matter?
So they can have their throats slit?
Seriously and honestly can anyone think of just one positive thing that has come out of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ cabal?
Its been a disaster and nothing of good will and substance has been achieved. Its an emotional fraud with blinded participants who have anger tantrums which achieve nothing but destruction and division.
I’m poor and white.
Many blacks in the movement want to kill all white people—why Join up? Its like Blacks wanting to Join the KKK or Jews wanting to Join the Nazi Party.
“Seriously and honestly can anyone think of just one positive thing that has come out of the Black Lives Matter cabal?”
Somebody, somewhere is making money off of it.
The choice is yours.
What a reeking crock!
I drove through a moonbat town today, hadn’t been there for a while.
The nice lawns of expensive houses on more than one street were lined with professionally made “Black Lives Matter” signs.
I doubt anyone in those houses are white.
Just for grins, I read the article in “The Week.”
And then I searched, without success, for the “comments” section so I could post mine. Nope. Then I went to the author’s page hoping to do the same. No joy there, either.
What a pansy. Post crap, then run and hide.
Did TV news show the rioters pointing to each individual cop and yelling “fxxx yxxx” at him? Wondering why they left that part out.
Black people should stop other black people from getting on the wrong end of the law. Cops are never gonna shoot me stealing cigarellos or stealing a car because I don’t do stoopid sh!t like that.
Black lives will matter to me the day Black lives matter to Blacks, which I don’t believe will be anytime soon.
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