Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Black Lives Matter (Again)

I'm so sick of talking about another shooting. I'm sick of crying over more innocent African-Americans being killed. I don't know what to say anymore. 

On my Facebook page I wrote #blacklivesmatter isn't just a saying or a hashtag it is a movement. Get mad. Get fed up and get engaged. 

One of my white friends responded by writing #alllivesmatter. No shit! My response was "of course they do but I'm just focused on Black Lives right now." The sad part I'm sure many people feel that this movement will make things more divisive but the problem is there has been a systematic killing and prosecution of African-Americans and we need to do something about it.  It is no longer acceptable for us to sit back and wait for things to happen. I challenge you to find a way to get involved. This will be a second Civil Rights Movement. 

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