Tamir Rice Verdict

It’s hard being black.

Mostly because just as I say that sentence right there people vanish. You’ve been conditioned to no longer care. Now I can’t say this about the people I am around on the regular basis, but the people I am around aren’t the majority of this country or this system that was put in place to benefit one group. The logic behind our country is simple our entire society was put in place for white males to succeed and advance. So you have to see why it does not work in favor of minorities or women. Our founding fathers were not thinking of diversity. 
 I move in this world in hopes to be the exception to the statistics. I live everyday of my life knowing the world views me as threat or problem that needs to be kept in check. My life may be different now but I grew up in these black neighborhoods where these black males are getting shot. I’ve seen both the good and bad side of the law. When I read the book “Night” by Elie Wiesel his ghetto sounded a lot like my ghetto. That’s saying a lot.

I could go on with this topic forever but I won’t because the reality that I live in, I’m sure I’ll have to touch on this topic again. 

Most likely many times over. 

If you are a white person things that happened hundreds of years ago in the past are not your fault. But to see them happening currently and not speak up means you are aligned with evil. I’m not angry. Basically my heart just hurts because a 12 year old boy was shot and killed playing in the park with a fake gun and no one was charged and the defense for that was because he was too black and looked to old. 

Again he was 12 years old, in a park, playing with a toy gun.

So should he be dead or should our system change? Your answer says a lot about your perspective on us.

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One Comment Add yours

  1. s says:

    I am heart sick about the outcome of the grand jury. Really!?!

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