Why is it that every time people find a non-violent way to cry out against racial injustice we find a way to turn it into an offense toward some group it has nothing to do with? #BlackLivesMatter DOES NOT mean others don’t. That was a leap we made. And let me clarify here. When I say “we” I mean people who have not spent their lives feeling the brunt of racial injustice. Additionally, #blacklivesmatter does not mean “blue lives” don’t matter.
“…they were crying out against INJUSTICE, not people…”
During the week Philando Castile and Alton Sterling were shot and killed I saw many of my friends and acquaintances become VERY vocal on social media. They were sad, angry, scared, hopeless, etc… They cried out that Black Lives Matter because they felt like it needed to be said. At the same time, many who were arguably on the “other side of…
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