Protest for justice
Protest for justice
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To answer the question on how we got to this point in time that seems all to dystopian selling itself as a utopia. We must acknowledge the past. In in simplest of forms we have failed to do so. We have failed to address the violent history of our nation. …


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The Following does not apply to all white Americans. It only applies to those who subscribe to the narrative of white supremacy to get by in thier daily lives. Those who feel it is the only way that they can exist and thrive. To those who believe God made a mistake in making all that he has made and that it is their duty to destroy the work of God.

We are Broken. Our Kingdom is threatened from within. Division and Self-righteous sainthood and race baiting ideas are tearing apart what is now America. The media is not the only culprit. There is a group of people that are comfortable with having their foot on the neck of the others. A group of people that are willing to storm our nation's capital to retain the fallacy of their pseudo supremacy. There is no human that is supreme. Black, white, African, or Caucasian. …


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In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. — George Orwell

Many Republican politicians and voters are at odds with progress. The problem for them is their perceived position in the social fabric. A position in their own self constructed hierarchy has been tested against truth. The truth that is so daunting their decision-making skills or lack thereof is revealed to the masses. Their rage is based on lies and hyperbolic language with the clear intention to enrage followers. They are unstable and unregulated. …


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Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14

Within the African America Communities across the nation of practicing Christians; there has always been a knowing of exclusion of rights. A feeling that is proven to be as accurate as simple math with the correct answers. America has a Christian life that is inherently biased and self-serving when it comes to race relations. Southern Baptist hold fast to their set ways. Except for a few outliers. …


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Ted Cruz jumped in on twitter to comment on the statement Oprah made on her Apple+ show ‘The Oprah conversations’. He commented; “What utter, racist BS”, retweeting her quote. Let me tell you how him and anyone who thinks this way are wrong.

So, Oprah is racist for pointing out white privilege. That is a bunch of hogwash and gasoline attempting to start a fire. That right there in of itself is more telling about Mr. Ted Cruz(R), who has the audacity to say she is racist for speaking for the minorities in in this country. Her statements and efforts are to point out the major issue on the grand stage. She is not speaking of privilege as a monetary position but as one that includes the currency of racial classification and appearance. Money does not preclude race on the grand stage. Race plays a huge part in the immunities you are granted due to whiteness, it is evident in the treatment at your corporate job, in the community, at church, the grocery store, taking a walk, going for a jog, or wearing a hooded sweatshirt carrying a bag of Skittles. Currency is more than dollars and peanuts; it is skin in a society that based you value on the idea of its appearance and how you are expected to contribute and operate, based on how white you are. Privileges are interconnected and is at the core of the American and Euro Centric idea of what is a whiteness supreme self-belief. It has built itself into the core of our function as a society here in America. Its existence is predicated upon the everyone else is other and not worthy of freedom, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It has enforced itself by stripping happiness away from anyone dark skinned and breathing. …


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This is a dialogue starter. When you are done reading this, I truly encourage your feedback. Whether you agree or not. Whether you are Christian or Not. Please read in the context of our humanity and spirituality, in which we all share.

I am not appealing to you as a saint. I can’t do that for as a man I think as a man. I am however appealing to you as fellow. One who has been seeking out a better answer to the truth and to shield himself and his family from the falsehood of mankind. In so doing It is my sincere hope that this reaches you; whoever you may be. Whether you are a man or a woman, a child or an elder, regardless of your ethnic, creed, race, or geographic location, that you see the world through a new lens. That you take every day as a gift and not for granted. …


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We have corrupted the human experience with our human desires. We are failing to realize our mortality we are living with this idea that we are somehow immortal. It is only when we accept that mortality, we all share; that we will begin to become something greater. Life is a series of events waiting to happen and within our finite wisdom, we work hard to create experiences that we will never genuinely enjoy. Working hard to gain control over another person while allowing our own souls to diminish. Instead of offering service to the betterment of the world, we inhabit it with an overwhelming intent to strip it apart for financial gain. …


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Jillian Wuestenberg and Amy Copper

Karen is not a name it’s is a title of entitlement given to a social monster who attempts and often succeeds at imposing themselves on people. Most notably persons of color. She is the person who uses aggressive and passive-aggressive tactics to get her way in any and every situation she comes across. They are designed to call foul to get an and-one while trying to make an unauthorized basket in a game they were not involved in. They break the rules and have disdain for any rebuke that follows. They are angry at their own existence and look for easy targets to forces their will upon regardless of ethics. …


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The first thought I had this past week was; how did we get back to this! Where do I begin? I guess I can say that I am not surprised. What is; swept under the rug eventually creates a mountain out of a molehill. The time comes that you will trip over it and have to face the fact that it must be dealt with. There is no denying it. For the last 6 decades, we have witnessed that molehill ignored it, as we tripped over it we hid behind the ideals of imaginary greatness. We sauntered off to our beds at night and saw it as; business/life as usual. However, what festers does leave an open wound and it spreads and causes more damage than if it were dealt with and taken care of to prevent it from causing damage to other members and the entire body, causing more pain or worse demise. …


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“When one with honeyed words but evil mind
Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.”
― Euripides,
Orestes

The significance of the worldwide movement to change the American justice system is not an overnight conception designed to cause anarchy. It’s quite the opposite. Anarchy already exists in our society. It lives and is dressed up as order and enforced with a specific target in mind while freeing itself to govern itself on different principles. The system is inherently designed to rain down pain on the disenfranchised, which includes the lower classes, the brown, and darker brown people of the nation. Out of this group the bullseye’s rest solely on the backs, foreheads, torsos, and necks of the darker skin inhabitants of this planet. For too long, the nation has done very little to nothing to reform the systems it has created and injected into our society to police the black existence. The only time a man that is not of African, Latino, or Asian descent is placed under a microscope is after he has committed an outwardly criminal act such as pedophilia, mass shooting, or white-collar crime. Even then he is escorted to jail unharmed and given a chance to clear his name or accept his crimes without his blood being shed before a trial. He is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Even if he is found guilty it does not cause a systemic trickle that places all white men in harm's way in the eyes of those who are paid to protect them. Why? …

About

Jacob Chrighton

A father, husband, Christian, Sociologist, and Historian. Writer at night and Digital content creator and Marketer by day.

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