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What Do Black Folk Do?

mensa

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When we are not breaking ANY laws, but are harassed for:

Jogging,
Bird watching,
Having a cook out,
Being at a pool party,
Listening to loud music,
Walking through a neighborhood,
Shopping at a store,
Driving a car,
And so much more;

How can we safely videotape what's happening to us, especially if there are no witnesses? What do we do if our cell phones are taken away from us, or worse yet, they get destroyed?

I think we should know what to do, because at this point, we black folk are quite vulnerable.
 
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mensa

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LHCF, would you please put this post back on Off Topic and also leave it here? As you are aware, more people read the Off Topic Forum than the Political Forum.

Due to the dire circumstances facing black people, I want these questions and hopefully answers, to get as much exposure as possible.

If there is a problem, please explain why.
 
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Rastafarai

Well-Known Member
When we are not breaking ANY laws, but are harassed for:

Jogging,
Bird watching,
Having a cook out,
Being at a pool party,
Listening to loud music,
Walking through a neighborhood,
Shopping at a store,
Driving a car,
And so much more;

How can we safely videotape what's happening to us, especially if there are no witnesses? What do we do if our cell phones are taken away from us, or worse yet, they get destroyed?

I think we should know what to do, because at this point, we black folk are quite vulnerable.

Unfortunately, our skin is a crime. Its a walking minefield as long as we stay on these shores. I've done checked out mentally and plan to leave for good. I am tired fighting and begging for respect. I am tired of these politicians taking our votes but never doing anything for us in office. I am tired of living in fear.

So now my ultimate goal is to leave for good and ensure me and my immediate family get out of here alive. I will not raise my children in this mess.
 
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mensa

Well-Known Member
Unfortunately, our skin is a crime. Its a walking minefield as long as we stay on these shores. I've done checked out mentally and plan to leave for good. I am tired fighting and begging for respect. I am tired of these politicians taking our votes but never doing anything for us in office. I am tired of living in fear.

So now my ultimately goal is to leave for good and ensure me and my immediately family get out of here alive. I will not raise my children in this mess.
Where will you ho, and will you give up your US citizenship or apply for dual citizenship?
 

Rastafarai

Well-Known Member
Where will you ho, and will you give up your US citizenship or apply for dual citizenship?

We are looking at several countries on the African continent, particularly East Africa. I already hold dual citizenship and will likely keep my US citizenship during the transition period or until I can gain citizenship on the African country of our choice. There have been an influx of African Americans heading to The Gambia, Ghana, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Africa and a growing interest in Sierra Leone who has offered citizenship to Diasporans who can prove their ancestral DNA.

I know a bit off topic, but I'm just tired of fighting and having to explain my worth and need to feel protected in the same country I pay taxes. Many of us are feeling this way and leaving or planning to leave, too. Enough is enough. I think it will take another civil war to see any change.
 

MizAvalon

Well-Known Member
Evicted, fired, and charged with a felony? That is exactly what I am talking about! These folks ain't gonna learn until you hit 'em where it hurts. Throw him out of his home, take away his job, and throw his butt in jail for a while so he can stew on things a bit.

If there were swift and immediate consequences like this across the board you would see much less of this behavior.
 
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