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Too Ashamed to Talk About   Social issues

Started 9-Jun by Gonghis (GonghisKhan); 662 views.

The 2019 List of Things Black People Are Too Ashamed to Talk About

You’ve seen them before.

They are your friends, neighbors and coworkers. They lurk in the shadows bouncing back and forth on the balls of their feet like a skilled double-dutch dancer ready to hop between the twirling ropes and derail any conversation about race, police brutality, politics, or white supremacy. They are opinionated, they are relentless, and they are everywhere.

They are the “whatabouts.

1. Black people need to stop killing each other and talk about black-on-black crime.
Murder is bad.

I know. I know you’ve heard this in every barbershop, church and family event, but there are people who believe we rejoice in pain, crime, and death or avoid the subject altogether.
2. Too many black children live in single-parent homes.
67 percent of black children grow up in single-parent homes, according to the CDC and every white person trying to explain what’s wrong with black people.

3. Slavery was a long time ago.
Did you know black people owned slaves?

4. Hard work and education.
We also need to explain why black people would rather get handouts and be on welfare than work.

5. Asian Jews who live in Chicago.
After we talk about all those things, we must discuss how Asians escape all this make-believe racism that we claim exists.

Follow those instructions and you should be whatabout-free for the rest of the year.

MORE BY Michael Harriot 1/02/19 4:25PM
https://www.theroot.com/the-2019-list-of-things-black-people-are-too-ashamed-to-1831439323

Samurai (BushMesh)

From: Samurai (BushMesh)

10-Jun

A Letter Not From a Birmingham Jail

While the other officers retrieved chairs for the arrestees, Officer Redacted stood menacingly in the background doing nothing. I immediately noticed him and knew who he was.

Journalist Michael Harriot Speaks Out After Arrest At Birmingham Protest

The Root 6 Jun 2020
https://youtu.be/HHRTpWMg2XM
After being arrested in Birmingham while on assignment, senior writer Michael Harriot shares his experiences from being detained

https://www.theroot.com/a-letter-not-from-a-birmingham-jail-1843926346

Samurai (BushMesh)

From: Samurai (BushMesh)

10-Jun

Michael Harriot is a POET

HE SAID:

Poetry is easy. Just open your mouth and spit out your heart.

Michael has worked as a corn harvester, chef, radio personality, bartender, journalist, publicist, nightclub-owner, waiter, mortgage broker, project manager, student, fast food sandwich-maker and graphic designer.

https://www.michaelharriot.com/about

Berylline

From: Berylline

10-Jun

WE FOUND A POET!!

raised_hands

POET: Michael Harriot "My Mama is So Black"

https://forums.delphiforums.com/sandgrain/messages/2364/1

TAB00GA

From: TAB00GA

11-Jun

“Domestic Terrorists have taken over Seattle, run by Radical Left Democrats, of course. LAW & ORDER!”

WATCH:

Seattle mayor, police chief discuss ongoing protests in Capitol Hill neighborhood


Mayor, Police Chief address East Precinct, CHAZ and President Trumps threats to Seattle

 Seattle Channel Jun 11, 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rE4VMjClqI

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best hold a press conference addressing East

Precinct, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone and President Trump's threats to Seattle.

http://forums.delphiforums.com/canada1/messages?msg=38791.2

I LIKE  THE QUOTATION

“If it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures, sweep streets like Beethoven composed music, sweep streets like Leontyne Price sings before the Metropolitan Opera. Sweep streets like Shakespeare wrote poetry. Sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will have to pause and say: Here lived a great street sweeper who swept his job well.”

--- Martin Luther King Jr.

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Major Jenny A. Durkan thinks mayhem and violence and irritated mobs burning and looting are peaceful demonstrations.

TAB00GA

From: TAB00GA

18-Jun

Major Jenny A. Durkan is of course lying, or a foolish uninformed woman!

Samurai (BushMesh)

From: Samurai (BushMesh)

19-Jun

GREAT MUST SEE EDITORIAL

Support America Uncovered! v

#chop #chaz #razsimone
Attacked Inside Seattle’s CHAZ/CHOP Protest Zone

18 Jun 2020 America Uncovered
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHCWhm8fmig
An independent journalist was attacked in Seattle's CHAZ/CHOP protest zone, created in response to the death of George Floyd and ongoing Black Lives Matter protests. Kalen D’Almeida from Scriberr was filming Raz Simone, the alleged warlord of the autonomous zone, when he was beaten and forced to flee from the area. So what exactly is going on? We interviewed him to find out what life is like the protest zone.

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