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Mapping Police Violence, a crowdsourced database that includes deaths by vehicle, tasering or beating in addition to shootings, estimates 25 police killings of unarmed Black men in 2019.
In 2018, where the homicide victim was black, the suspected killer also was 88 percent of the time. And this is not an exceptional situation. From 1976 to 2005, 94 percent of black victims were killed by other African Americans. I
In the years since, we’ve committed to struggling together and to imagining and creating a world free of anti-Blackness, where every Black person has the social, economic, and political power to thrive.
We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement by supporting each other as extended families and “villages” that collectively care for one another, especially our children, to the degree that mothers, parents, and children are comfortable.
originally posted by: Lucidparadox
Racism is real, prejudice is real, systemic oppression is real, white privilege is real.
It is my job as a Caucasian male to be an ally and eliminate the cognitive dissonance surrounding this, and help steer this country in the direction of true equality... and when we dont have to worry about all this rediculousness.
originally posted by: network dude
a reply to: Lucidparadox
Could you post some of these statistics you speak of?
Additionally, the rate of fatal police shootings among Black Americans was much higher than that for any other ethnicity, standing at 31 fatal shootings per million of the population as of June 2020.
Whites (myself included) make up 61-77% of the population yet the police shootings of minorities are nearly equal to ours