The Political Agitator response: And the Gospel has been around for how many years and this world is still enduring what the topic of discussion is all about. It will continue to the end of time as long as there are different races, people abusing their power be it individuals and/or folks in authority. I am not embarassed at all about what those who are participating in the looting and other negatives because that ain’t my mindset, never been and never will if I keep the mindset I have now. I do not support black folks just because they are black. When black folks come to me about issues, I check them out because they ain’t going to make me look ignant! I have no permanent friends no permanent enemies only permanent interest! Judge me by the content of my character. I have been an activist since the early 90’s and it appears things are going backwards instead of forward. If the law is applied justly when one commits a crime is one thing but when the law is twisted to justify “their” actions, then nothing will change. As I continue to strive to do what is right, I am not ignant to the fact that I could be the next target.
KHQ.COM – Benjamin Watson who plays for the New Orleans Saints posted the following on his Facebook page and it has since gone viral:
“At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football, the news broke about the Ferguson Decision. After trying to figure out how I felt, I decided to write it down. Here are my thoughts:
I’M ANGRY because the stories of injustice that have been passed down for generations seem to be continuing before our very eyes.
I’M FRUSTRATED, because pop culture, music and movies glorify these types of police citizen altercations and . . . (Source: Read more)