ST. ANTHONY, MINNESOTA (Accredited Times) – Every day they shoot at us. Kill us. Harass us. Search us. Rape our beautiful sisters. Imprison our innocent brothers. They haunt us in our dreams. They make our lives a living nightmare.
Every day I wake up, I ask myself the same question: “How do I avoid getting shot by the police today?” You scoff. It’s not that bad, is it? The police are there to protect and serve.
Yes, they are there to protect and serve — but protect and serve whom? Let me give you a hint. It’s not us, the victims of their aggression. The police are there to serve the white man and the white man alone. They are the #1 tool of White Privilege — it’s a terrorist military unit, much like the Ku Klux Klan served as the terrorist military unit of the segregationists in the post-Civil War era.
“Don’t move! F*ck! F*ck! F*ck! Don’t move! Don’t move!” the pig shouted.
“You just kill my boyfriend!” a strong black woman screamed in anguish.
A beautiful black baby cried in the background, “Mom! Please stop saying cuss words and screaming because I don’t want you to get shooted!” She was just four years old.
“It’s okay. I got it, okay,” mom responded. But it wasn’t okay. Philando was dead.
Their names don’t matter to the white man. Just another number. Just another statistic. Just another dead African-American killed by another cop on a perfectly average day. The sun rose in the morning. The sun set in the evening. And more cops killed innocent African-Americans for sport.
But it’s probably no big deal to you. Keep voting Republican. Keep supporting Donald Trump. Keep laughing about police brutality. Keep supporting mass incarceration of African-Americans. Keep insulting us by saying, “All Lives Matter”.
“Please, God let him be okay,” she cried. “Please God. His birthday is next week.”
Philando’s mother made the cake. But, sadly, no one was there to blow out the candles.