Philando Castile: Mondern Day Lynchings?

Here we go again..*inmyDMXvoice! I am not at all surprised at the verdict of the late Philando Castile. *My deepest condolences to his family*  Doesn’t this remind you of  PicNics (Pick-a-Nigga)..you know where whites would pick a nigga and hang him for no good reason( just for fun)! lynchings were like a circus show to Caucasians, but Blacks are the crazy barbaric ones? People, these public killings of Black Men and Women serves as a reminder that African Americans are not valued and never will be valued in America! This is coming from a woman who is lost in a foreign land. My history was burned and stolen so that I can be confused at this very moment in time about who I am and where I truly come from. I feel angry! I feel like we have to do something and fuck that marching shit because it hasn’t done a thing, but destroy the neighborhoods we live in and give the media ratings. If marching is supposed to awaken those that are sleep, I would have to say that it’s no surprise at African Americans predicament in this country. In a variety of areas such as health care, demographics, the water we drink, and even the matter of life and death.

I’m so sick of everybody turning a blind eye to the injustice of Blacks in this country. Better yet our government doesn’t  turn a blind eye, they simply say fuck us, with the outcome of every single unlawful death committed by police officers. This is not a coincidence folks. This is plain out racist privileged bullshit happening right before our eyes ..If live footage that millions have seen doesn’t help a man get justice for being wrongfully killed by a police officer Sanchez Asshole, what the fuck will? Sanchez gets to go home to his family while millions of African Americans sit back on their sofa’s and digest how much our lives aren’t valued and that in any given moment your life can be taken. That’s a hard pill to swallow yet we do it every day. No matter how much we follow the law it is not equal, so we are at risk every day we walk out of our homes. I have a son who is going to be a full grown man, he is at risk of being murdered by police, just because he’s black! A lot of the minorities benefit from what my ancestors endured yet we walk alone in our struggle? We’re looked down upon in this foreign land. We were robbed beaten rapped for 100’s of years and it’s still happening right before our eyes. The public killings we’ve seen on camera over the past year alone is what I call Modern Day Lynchings. A way for white power struck government to show off their power! *In a land they stole from the indigenous people that were already here*

To add, the fact that all social media and news reporting networks are constantly playing the footage over and over again is baffling to me. No matter how graphic, no matter the time of day they just continue to display the footage. Why do they continue to play the video over and over and over again? I will tell you a few reasons why…1st of all its clear that people of power within our government would like to remind us that the law is not on our side nor equal to that of a white people or police officers, especially if the same crime had been committed except in reverse. For example, if a black police officer let off seven shots on a white male with a child and the man’s girlfriend in the car, I believe the jury would have found some why to convict that black officer. The reason you never hear of this scenario occurring is, that black police officers are aware of the injustice within the organization they represent, that the justice system is not at all on his black ass side (meaning not equal to that of white privileged people/ police officers). A black police officer would not be acquitted for killing white Tom *plane and simple*.  2nd It’s also to remind African Americans that they are not valued and that their life most importantly means nothing in the court of law. *what about common/ natural law* We all know the shooting was not justified. Officer Sanchez should have spent more time resolving the traffic light issue and asking for Philando’s gun, instead of being afraid of him just because he’s black, then panicking. Is the police force training rookie officers to be more aggressive with blacks than with whites? If so that is discriminative in itself.  Lastly and most importantly the police, the government, and the media want to condition us to be comfortable and ok with events like this becoming the norm. *this is far from normal*

I have an 8-year-old daughter who is aware of all that is going, just from her peers alone. *I also explain to her the best way I know how why this is happening* How does society think this is affecting our children? Common displays of repeated offenses of this kind will only desensitize our future generation. They want to continue to plant fear in us and our children. Shame on Fox news and all the other asshole reporting agencies and networks for mocking Philando’s death by continuing to display the footage. I think that angers me more than anything because my child shouldn’t be exposed to viewing such violent crimes being done to a man that looks similar to her father. *All over a broken tail light* Oh, he had a gun, and he had every right to carry that gun being a law abiding citizen fo the United States, and Philando disclosed that information to the police officer Sanchez. Philando, his girlfriend, and her daughter were on their way to do something as a family, they didn’t go looking for Sanchez to open fire on him. Meaning Philando had no intent to use his gun against the officer. Him being licensed in the first place displays his obedience to follow the law, and he loses his life for it? A whole nation of people in shock yet again!

*You might have won the battle, but we will Win the WAR: Against police brutality*

*Stop Modern day Lynchings*

An example of White Privilege: https://youtu.be/W_FkzbTf-KM *copy and paste this link*

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Oppression At Its Best

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Your not lazy, when there is a system in place, set for you to fail while putting the head of house hold in jail! Your not lazy, when there are passive aggressive racism happening everyday from the grocery store to the morgue. Your not lazy, when we built Black Wall street, but all was destroyed, a bomb was diploid, by the government that goal is to keep the black man down. Your not lazy, when millions of lashings cover the backs of the men and women that built this country, how dare they call us Lazy!  Your not lazy, when the East side of Detroit looks like a war zone, yet less than 10 mi. away there are billion dollar casino’s? Your not lazy, when the  banks charge blacks higher interest rates to purchase a home, than any other minority. Your not lazy, when the Clinton Administration placed a “war on drugs”, and charged less sentencing for whites with cocaine than blacks with crack cocaine; This Shit is Insane! Your not lazy, when you march in the streets demanding justice for Black men like Philando Castile: This shit is too real!  You are not lazy my fellow brothers and sisters, you are being oppressed!

To My Brothas

I’m not giving up on my brothers, I never will, because for one I’m raising a black boy to be a black man in America. I will make sure he understands the value of a black woman. That he takes pride in his title to be the king of the jungle. I want him to understand his power mentally, which is the most powerful thing of all. It is important to teach unity among  ones people, the value of taking pride in who you are and owning your thrown. The sad part about it is our black men in north America are worse off due to the lack of education, lack of freedom, lack of structure and balance, lack of income and wealth, lack of being a active father, lack of having descent morality, lack of hope and motivation. I do not say this to degrade my brothers  but to actually state the truth and beam the light of revelation to our current situation as a whole. most of you are in prison dead or gang banging and getting high everyday. Listening to music that only spills poison into your mental and paints a false reality of what life should be like. There are 12 jewels in life work your hardest to  obtain them for it will bring you all that you seek while in this physical form of existence.

1.Knowledge 2.Wisdom 3. Understanding 4.Food 5.Clothing 6.Shelter 7.Justice 8.Freedom 9.Equality 10.Love 11.Peace 12.Happiness The most precious things in life are priceless. We look to material things to give us a sense of happiness, why not look for happiness in ones self. Ever think about why after a man does time in prison hes now refined and eager for change, because learned how to find happiness in the mind. It’s OK to want nice things, hell I want nice things too. I also want a clear conscious so instead of taking the “easy way out” like selling pussy or shacking up old dirty Harry instead I work honorably to obtain what I need and want in the most righteous way possible. Not only does doing things in a respectful manner keep your conscious clear but it also promotes you to take care of what you’ve worked so hard for your less likely to take for granted what you put your blood sweat and tears into.

I could do most of the list above alone and maybe be content in my situation for a long period of time, eventually one will become dissatisfied, and seek out what is missing. Its about natural order in life man, woman, and child going through out life learning many lessons to grow as a family and individually. Then taking all you’ve learned and  pass it on to the next generation. Our people once saw this structure that I describe as important, now not so much, most people make there own rules and we’ve lost touch on whats important in life. Family! What is a family without the man of the house owning his thrown, protecting his queen, teaching the babies, building in all aspects with his queen? This is no fairy tale, this is a reality that  few live everyday and most people hope for. I’m no master at life but a student eager for knowledge, eager to learn and share what I know with others. The thoughts I formulate are but a spec of how deep my mind can go and having only so many words to express my deepest emotions. I want change thus allowing for constant growth. I see where we as black people need improvement, understanding the value of togetherness, support, and family to help us get back to where we once were in order to get to where we want to be.

Black man that change starts with you! You are a natural leader so own your thrown. Set an example for the next generation. Show your women that they can believe in you that they can depend on you to not lie steal and cheat your way through life. I know its never easy being a black man in America but its not impossible to make it, its not impossible to overcome the forces that work against you. You will have the support of your beautiful black queen and family to hold you up when your shoulders and head hang low. A Lot of naive Americans will never understand your position being a black man in America, so don’t look for validation from these type of people. Take on the challenge of being praying for your continued failure. Show them who you are by what you do and not what you preach. Peace 🙂

 

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