Unfriendly reminder that in America it’s reasonable to say an unarmed black kid deserved to be shot six times because he might have robbed a convenience store, but a white kid shouldn’t be kicked off the high school football team just because he violently raped a girl.
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington
Americans were so good at medicalized racism that the Nazis learned from us.
…And toned their standards down for applying said methods. Keep that in mind, too.
- Michael Brown has been proven to be completely unconnected to the strong arm robbery that was the alleged reason for his police interaction
- The police officer couldn’t have known about Brown’s connection to the robbery even if there was one
- Brown was shot 6 times by the police officer in what…
Hate doesn’t breed hate. Hate inspires anger in victims of hatred and that anger is called hatred to delegitimize it and villainize people. If you wanna help people who are victims then first you gotta stop acting like they’re just as bad their oppressors and abusers.