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The reality while yes originally the police state would target minorities but now every single man, woman, and child is open season for the TPTB no matter the race and ethnicity.
True but the problem remains especially acute in those communities, there are currently 1.5 million black men missing in the U.S more people than some small nations, the majority non violent offenses. lets wrap our heads around that figure for a moment.. 1.5 million.
originally posted by: Cuervo
a reply to: Spider879
Wow. I know we're better than that. I know we've made progress in the last 50 years... but, when you look around and read the news, it's as if this speech would be completely within context of current events. What a downer.
I especially love his correlation between more cops and more crime. It's seems obvious but we don't really question that enough.
originally posted by: Willtell
I love Malcolm. But towards the end of his life he saw things differently than earlier in his career as an activist while a black Muslim…
Actually, the war of black people and police is an unfortunate occurrence.
And it’s done by the elite to separate the lower classes against each other as they run away with all the money, power, and everything else.
It’s called divide and conquer, a very basic methodology
Black people and other poor and middle class people and the police should understand we are all in the same boat and are manipulated by certain forces in order for those forces for obvious reasons
originally posted by: stargatetravels
We came so far and now we're going backwards.
This really is as relevant today as it was fifty years ago.
It is just unacceptable and bewildering.