White folks …. Thankful!! “… at least their race prevents them from being gunned down indiscriminately”!!
No matter how hateful it often appears, one has to admit that there are many things to be thankful for as an American. The population is not yet being controlled by religious fanatics, some Americans can access medical care, three-quarters of the nation’s children do not go to bed hungry every night, and racist law enforcement officers are only shooting at unarmed African Americans. Maybe African Americans, and groups such as Black Lives Matter, should be especially grateful this Thanksgiving that even though they are inordinately targeted by racially-motivated law enforcement, their Constitution still allows them to peaceably protest the rash of police shootings.
After the events in Ferguson Missouri, it became evident that people of color exercising that basic 1st Amendment “right” to protest is no guarantee they will not get shot. If they protest in Minneapolis Minnesota over another officer-involved shooting, it…
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