Freedom Ain’t Free: Is Buying Black The Answer To Fight Against Injustice?

Every time an unarmed or non-threatening Black body is gunned down by a police officer, a feeling of powerlessness swirls around the pit of my stomach. Last week, when Delrawn Small, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were killed by officers within 72 hours of one another, I was gutted by the familiar news. Despite body […]

Every time an unarmed or non-threatening Black body is gunned down by a police officer, a feeling of powerlessness swirls around the pit of my stomach. Last week, when Delrawn Small, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were killed by officers within 72 hours of one another, I was gutted by the familiar news. Despite body cameras, taped murders, peaceful protests and all other efforts to convince the system that Black lives matter, three more Black men were added to the lists of our people killed by police. And what’s worse is we’re all silently bracing ourselves for more of this madness. With that feeling swirling within me, I realized our actions thus far have been an ineffective defense against crooked killer cops and systemic racism. Peace and love to everyone on the front lines, but police culture hasn’t changed, America hasn’t changed, and it’s time we fight back with the only color with real power in this country – green.Freedom Ain’t Free: Is Buying Black The Answer To Fight Against Injustice?

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