Black and Blue: Not Funny

My blog is dedicated to advocating equality and equal justice for all. We are currently following the trial of police officer Betty Shelby who killed Terence Crutcher in Oklahoma.

Free The Truth

A guy and a girl get ready to go on a blind date, both nervous and worried. The guy is hoping that his date won’t be fat and ugly. The girl is hoping she won’t be raped or killed.

That’s a joke I remember hearing when I was a teenager, laughing and thinking to myself, “How true.”

The other day I thought of one like it that I wanted to share.

A black kid and a white kid go to a gas station, both nervous and worried.  The white kid is afraid his parents will find out he stole money from the coin jar and bought candy. The black kid is afraid a police officer will mistake his candy bar for a gun and shoot him.

Not funny? What? Did you laugh at the first one?

All right, I will try one more that I told the other day.

Raise…

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Posted on 05/15/2017, in Black lives matter, civil rights, politics, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. yahtzeebutterfly

    “My blog is dedicated to advocating equality and equal justice for all.”

    Xena, I so appreciate your blog articles.

    Your reblog here reminds me of this editorial cartoon that appeared in March 2012 after Trayvon Martin was killed:

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  2. I seem to have made this my mission over the last 5 years or so.

    “Please join me in offending as many people as possible, until those people who are not scared to be killed because of the color of their skin are as outraged as those who are”

    Awesome post!!.

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