This is exactly the point … “Why are people who have had no experience whatsoever being discriminated against in America because of the color of their skin, arguing over the meaning of Black Lives Matter?”
There are perfectly valid reasons for the creation and continued activism of this movement … at this time, black lives are the ones in continued danger and unprotected.
That’s a reality I know and there’s not a thing that will change my mind until these “numbers”, who are PEOPLE, change, until we can actually say ALL lives matter!!
“We shouldn’t get too caught up in this notion that somehow people who are asking for fair treatment are somehow, automatically, anti-police, are trying to only look out for black lives as opposed to others. I think we have to be careful about playing that game.” Statement of President Obama
As a Pacifist, I believe that every life matters. For the last two weeks or so, I’ve watched town hall meetings with people speaking about the Black Lives Matter Movement. I listened. I learned.
After watching a town hall meeting on CNN called Black, White and Blue, I asked myself why are people who have had no experience whatsoever being discriminated against in America because of the color of their skin, arguing over the meaning of Black Lives Matter?
Each generation sits around the dining table and shares stories of their lives. They talk about the challenges and…
View original post 1,480 more words