Just another typical three-day weekend in Chicago-and it’s not even over. Seven people have been shot and killed in the Windy City. It’s a tragedy because like all lives, black lives do matter. Yet the Black Lives Matter crowd only pays attention when a white cop or deranged white killer kills a black person. Breitbart has the report.
This week, I read opinion pieces in two campus newspapers, the Daily Bruin (UCLA) and the Daily Californian (UC Berkeley). Both were bemoaning the violent deaths of black people in US cities. Yet, no mention was made of the black on black crime that is the real problem.
The UCB piece was especially disturbing because it was written by two black student activists in an especially divisive and threatening manner. The UCLA editorial was just plain naive. I naturally added my comments to both in the reader thread.
As I stated in both of my comments in the above papers, we are all mourning the victims in Charleston, but it behooves us to follow the example of the good people of that city and show the nation how we should live. Contrary to the Daily Californian diatribe and notwithstanding what happened in Charleston, black people in our cites are not hunkering down in fear of being murdered by cops or racist whites. That is not why you see so many iron grills on doors and windows in black communities. They are hunkering down in fear of black hoodlums and gang bangers.
Of course, campus papers don’t want to talk about those problems. That would be politically incorrect and constitute a “micro-aggression”. And what is a micro-aggression, you ask?
You don’t wanna know. It’s college talk.
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