H. Jackson Brown Jr., the famous author, once said, “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” Mother Teresa gave it to us like this, “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” Then the biggest homie of all homies, Jesus Christ, broke it down so that it would be forever broken when he spit, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”
Well playas…over the past 72 hours we’ve seen just the opposite of what Jesus has commanded us to do! There has been no love for one another as it relates to the two police shootings in Baton Rouge and in Minnesota. Then as people are exercisin’ their first and second amendment rights to protest some stark ravin’ maniacs killed 5 police officers that were simply protectin’ the people!! It’s straight up madness out here bruh!
Let’s keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! Two wrongs don’t make a right!! And darn sure killin’ 5 police officers don’t make it right! If anything, it makes it even more dangerous out here in these streets. We’ve got to get to point in this country where ALL people are treated fairly. We’ve got to get to a point where black men don’t feel like the hunted when confronted by the police and the police aren’t a nervous wreck pullin’ a boy over.
I’m 49 years old and when I see the police lights behind me even if the dun isn’t followin’ me directly my anxiety races 100mph. Why? Because too many people that look like me are dyin’ at the hands of the police durin’ minor traffic stops when my white brothers can literally get out of the car, curse the cop out, fight with him or pull a gun on a boy and still be able to call his family the next day.
Enough is enough bruh but killin’ cops is not the answer! Why? Because not all cops are bad. Not all police officers are lookin’ to do harm to the people that they’ve sworn to protect and serve! Ninety five percent of them are simply lookin’ to do their jobs and go home to their families at night just like you and I! So don’t be ignorant enough to believe that startin’ a war with law enforcement makes sense. Why? Because they’ve got more guns and trainin’ than your dumb butt does. And that’s the edited version.
And for all of the idiots that are offended by the protests with the monicker #BlackLivesMatter let me put it where the goats can get it. Just because the campaign says #BlackLivesMatter doesn’t mean that ALL other lives don’t matter! You sound stupid tryin’ to even argue that point. It’s an emphasis on the reality of “some” police in this country killin’ black folks as if those lives don’t matter to “those” officers. When you act like they “don’t” matter there has to be an emphasis put on where the problem is bruh. When year after year, month after month and day after day we see black men and women bein’ killed by the police in situations that shouldn’t lead to death it’s a problem. So to reinforce that #BlackLivesMatter is important. We’ve gotta love another!
When we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and everybody puts on their pink in October we aren’t sayin’ that ALL of the other cancers aren’t important! When November roles around and it’s Diabetes Awareness month we aren’t sayin’ that ALL other chronic diseases aren’t important. When duns put together a Gay Pride Parade they aren’t sayin’ that heterosexuals aren’t important. They’re only emphasizin’ the importance of those movements because they can simply identify with them.
For ANYONE to sit back on their high horse and denounce any of these movements or celebrations is a direct indication of just how ignorant and insensitive people can really be. Again, where is the love and empathy that should be shown to the people in pain? While the nation is mourning with the families of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile they should also be mourning the loss of 5 Dallas police officers too. And while your playin’, we need to be prayin’ for the 6 other cops that are fightin’ for their lives today too. It’s called love!
If we learn to love one another in this country we wouldn’t have to protest foolishness every 3 months because there wouldn’t be anything to protest! But as long as we have ignorant and racist people that like to keep mess goin’ we’ll keep dealin’ with this type of foolishness. As soon as something like this happens you have the idiots that will say, “Why aren’t black folks upset when blacks kill black? Why are you mad now that the cop killed them?” That statement alone says that I see no value in the lives of black people. That’s why everybody and their baby’s momma was upset that the Cincinnati Zoo killed a gorilla but very few are thinkin’ about the black men killed by the police several days ago.
Let me address the point of boyz sayin’ blacks kill blacks. First of all, the duns in the streets didn’t swear to an oath to protect and serve the people. So let’s deal with the facts! Boyz wanna always throw out the stat that says that 93 percent of all black homicides are committed by other blacks. But what they don’t tell you is that 83 percent of all white homicides were committed by other whites. Why? Because people tend to get into arguments and fights with people that look like them because ethnicities typically run together. If the Italian cat gets into a fight at the bar with someone, the person he more likely than not is fightin’ and beefin’ with looks like him. Why? Because it’s the Italian bar that all of the Italians in the neighborhood frequent. No different than the black cat beefin’ with the dude down the street in the all black neighborhood that they both live in.
Listen to me bruh, all people want in this country is to be treated fairly and that includes black males of all ages too!! But in order to do that we ALL have to start loving one another regardless of race and socioeconomic status! When you see injustice anywhere you’ve got to call it out. Stop stickin’ your head in the sand when you see this foolishness and please stop makin’ insensitive remarks and comments on social media because the person killed doesn’t look like you. This isn’t just a black issue because we all have to live here together. Again, it called love.
So whatever effects me effects you at some point. Whether you wanna admit it or not we’re tied together at the hip out here. There never would have been a protest in Dallas if boyz loved each other in Baton Rouge and in Minnesota in the first place. Those 5 police officers would have been somewhere else workin’ or even at home with their families last night and the idiot that shot them never would have been given the opportunity to do so. See how that works bruh? Love will cure all of this foolisness if you would just follow Jesus’ command! Stop me when I start lyin’!
I could have talked sports this mornin’ but it wasn’t important.
1) Spit: verb – to say
2) Dun: noun – the person in question, dude, guy, etc. It’s whoever I’m talkin’ about and its non-gender specific.
3) Put it where the goats can get it: verb phrase – to make it as elementary as possible. To put it at ground level so everyone can understand it.