It appears that the organization Black Lives Matter is trying to initiate some new shake-down tactics they want our government to implement. More handouts which seems to be the trend in this country; don’t work and get paid for it.
When the government makes it possible for people on social services to make more by COLLECTING than working for a living, it is a sad state of affairs. That is not the what it is supposed to be. It just doesn’t make sense.
“A Vision for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice
” includes dozens of THEIR
recommended policies designed to promote concrete, real-world solutions to racial and economic inequality. As you will see with the recommendations; there is no mention of working for a living. Are you kidding me???
There are six main areas that they want to focus on with their conception of HOW THINGS SHOULD BE.
1. Ending the war on black people: To start with I don’t think there is a deliberate war on black people. Are there areas that need adjustment and eliminations as with the out of line, criminal cops? Absolutely yes. On the other side of the coin, I believe that there is an element in the black community where people are more racists than white people are and create many of their own problems. Their attitude and behavior have proven that. There is a great disparity between the percentages of black crime compared to other races in this country. Much of the crime, violence and killings in the black communities are blacks killing blacks.
FACT 1. Over 1,400 more black Americans murdered other blacks in two years than were lynched from 1882 to 1968.
According to FBI data, 4,906 black people murdered other blacks in 2010 and 2011. That is 1,460 more black Americans killed by other blacks in two years than were lynched from 1882 to 1968, according to the Tuskegee Institute.
FACT 2. Black People (mostly men) commit a grossly disproportionate amount of crime.
In 2012, white males were 38 percent of the population and committed 4,582 murders. That same year, black males were just 6.6 percent of the population but committed a staggering 5,531 murders.
In other words: black people–at just a fifth of the size–committed almost 1,000 more murders than their white counterparts.
The figures above highlight a horrific truth that black racialists and white liberals routinely ignore: Lawbreaking black Americans, young black males particularly, put themselves in close proximity to (mostly white male) police officers at rates sometimes five to 10 times higher than whites. This is a recipe for disaster. Thusly….
FACT 3. Despite making up just 13% of the population, blacks committed half of homicides in the United States for nearly 30 years.
DOJ statistics show that between 1980 and 2008, black people committed 52% of homicides.
In 2013, black criminals committed 38% of the murders. Whites accounted for just 31 percent.
There are five times fewer black people than white people in America and, yet, they consistently carry out a larger share of the crimes? Given this rate, it’s no wonder that there aren’t more assistance where cops kill black criminals.
FACT 4. Chicago’s death toll is almost equal to that of both wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, combined.
There have been almost as many deaths in one American city as there have been in the two major wars carried out by the U.S. military this century.
Chicago’s death toll from 2001–November, 26 2015 stands at 7,401. The combined total deaths during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2015: 4,815) and Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan (2001-2015: 3,506), total 8,321.
FACT 5. It would take cops 40 years to kill as many black men as have died at the hands of others black men in 2012 alone.
University of Toledo criminologist Dr. Richard R. Johnson examined the latest crime data from the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Reports and Centers for Disease Control and found that an average of 4,472 black men were killed by other black men annually between Jan. 1, 2009, and Dec. 31, 2012.
Get the picture??? How can substantiated facts be denied??? Unless these issues are addressed by the black community with an open mind, sincerity and a resolve to correct them; the racial divide will never close. Remember the old saying; before you tell me to clean my house you better take a good look at yours!!
I made this observation quite a few time in the past. It is a shame that Mr. Huxtable had two different live. He was one of the only leaders in the black community that told it like it was. In his lectures to the black kids, he would tell them to start responsibility for themselves and quit blaming others. Very good advice but not taken seriously.
2. Reparation: To penalize or punish the American citizens for what began in 1619 in Africa, 397 years ago when slavery were brought to the shores in the USA. According to substantiated facts; there were as many black slave owners as there were white. The black people in Africa sold their own people into slavery.
I have repeated this 1,000 times and I will keep repeating it. NO ONE – NO ONE is responsible for what their father, mother, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, grandfather, grandmother or anyone in their family’s history for anything they may have done, good or evil. Tell me why Black Lives Matter wants reparation??? The people who are trying to promote this FREE lifestyle in America have to get off of this free merry go round they have been on all their lives, some for 10 generations. WORK is their new 4 letter word they hate.
3. Divest:-invest: Divest-invest is the opposite of investing. The proceeds are to be ear marked for social or political goals. Just another shake-down for more hand-outs without the four letter word WORK.
4. Economic justice: What the hell does that mean??? Just another free ride.
5. Community control: I can give a dozen examples of situations where some special interest group (if that is what you want to call them) like Black Lives Matter wanted their autonomy and ended up disastrous. As soon as the dollars come out, so do the cockroaches.
Take East Cleveland, Ohio for example. Once it was a beautiful little city on the border of Cleveland. Some of the professional sharpies thought it would be a good idea if they ran their own city. They took control and it didn’t take too long before all of the thieves came out of the woodwork and the city fell into bankruptcy. Today it sit in shambles.
6. Political power: Political power and CONTROL are spelled differently but have the same meaning.
There seems to be a few items the BLM heads of state left out of their; as they call them, policy recommendations. The first and foremost in order of importance is EDUCATION for their kids so they do not have to go through life repeating the; live for free syndrome.
At its most radical, “A Vision for Black Lives,” advocates reparations for slavery, educational discrimination, and environmental racism in the “form of full and free access for all Black people” to lifelong education. More pragmatically, the agenda calls for the systemic overhaul of the criminal justice system, including “an end to money bail, mandatory fines, fees” and other related charges that financially cripple poor black defendants. Give me a break. I have to revert back to the four letter word WORK many people left out of their vocabulary.
Where is it written in our constitution that any particular group of the citizens gets a DON’T WORK AND COLLECT WELFARE PASS for the rest of their lives? Social programs were initiated for the disabled and infirmed to assist them through hard-times, the people were unable to work. Not the able-bodied parasites who want to government to support them and their outrageous causes. Their tactics appear to have worked with the Obama administration who only exacerbated the situations of the conditions that existed before him but went way out of control when he took over.
Let’s lay the cards on the table FOLKS. If the citizens of the USA ever want to see racial equality, it can not be through coercion or shake-downs. All races have to pull in the same direction and be supported by the government. Organizations like BLM are only throwing gasoline on the already out of control bonfire.
It is mind boggling to me that there are people in the government that believe there are people in this country that SHOULD get a free ride. Their mentality goes against everything our country was founded on. All people from all races have to EDUCATE their kids in a manner where they can be self-sufficient and able bodied citizens; not parasites.
How long do the American people want to drag out this hatred between races??? Some of us may not like it but one day there will be only one race between the black and white.