Great supportive detail. It’s time for all people to come together. There is saying that came after WWII about a man who did nothing as the Nazis arrested and killed because he did not fall into the category of those they came for. Eventually they came for him, and there was no one left to speak for him.
When evil gains momentum, everyone eventually becomes a victim. Before long, we may find the cops targeting those with auburn hair, or tattoos, or people who wear brown shoes. That is the true trickle down because the appetite of evil is never satisfied.
I have two sons and two grandsons; I am safe in knowing they will under all but the very worst circumstances be safe on the streets of most cities. Why and how do I know this? My sons and grandsons are White, they are Caucasian and they aren’t mentally ill, they are not in the targeted group commonly at risk when walking down the sidewalk in any city or town. For that matter, they are not at risk in their own homes except in the most extraordinary circumstances.
Other mothers, mothers of Black sons and Brown sons cannot say the same thing. Mothers of Black and Brown sons and even of Black and Brown daughters must caution their children to be wary on the streets of their neighborhoods. They must caution their children to be afraid of the police. They must be afraid each time their children go out to…
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