“’Congress and the Obama administration are spending millions of dollars every year giving grants to the same police departments that are killing and over-incarcerating Black people — and it has to stop,’ the petition reads.”
What these leftist morons are missing are facts. We constantly hear how black men are disproportionately arrested and jailed (and even shot) in America, yet we leave out one of the most important parts of any arrest — whom is committing the crime? If you have 2 groups of people, one comprising 85% of the population and one comprising 15% of the population, and the 15% commits 90% of the crime, of course it’s going to appear to be disproportionate. Yet, the arrests and conviction are nothing but common sense to a systematic problem in many neighborhoods. I am pretty sure that impoverishment is part of the problem; I am pretty sure that split-up families (no father) are part of the problem. However, these can be overcome. A larger part of the problem is kids being taught from day one how “whitey” is against them; how “whitey” is evil; how “whitey” keeps the black man down. It seems to be rare that they hear that you have to go out and work hard, sacrifice and climb your way up the ladder in respectable jobs and THAT is the way to succeed. None of us whom have “made it” have started at the top. Many of us worked very low-wage, high labor jobs until something better came along. We climbed and clawed our way out of fairly (or very) poor situations. But until this is taught to black children in these impoverished communities by their parents (and hopefully by intact families to boot), the crime and the problems will continue and no amount of legislation against anything/anyone is going to help.
(By the way, who in the hell is this Mark Ruffalo thing?)