While we should always mobilize to fight against racism, police brutality, and fascism, we also need to mobilize against apartheid, occupation, dictatorships around the world, suppression of freedom of expression, blasphemy laws, oppression against women and minorities, drug use and trade,religious persecution, unjust wars, corruption, and abusive oligarchies and monarchies.
During the 8 minutes George Floyd was detained and murdered, there was 1 one woman rapped in America, and 4 women rapped in the world, 12 committed suicide, 10 women domestically abused, 14 children reported abused, 2 elderly are victimized by a violent crime, 13 persons assaulted, 100 homes robbed, a yemeni child under the age of five died due to Saudi-American siege, 194 children are in Israeli prisons, 3 women admitted to ER for overdose and 1 person died, over a million Muslim Chinese are in concentration camps, and about 4000 migrant child are in US custody.
And guess what, many people don’t care or know or do anything about it, and they don’t even take a minute to vote in the elections.
Anarchy and chaos and mob mentality belong to prehistory.
Business are owned by families and mother and fathers and daughters and sons who have put their sweet and blood in building.
Big corporations are mostly publicly owned and they contain the retirement plans of teachers and fire fighters and nurses.
We are not in feudal society anymore.
Malcom X never advocated looting or crime or destruction of property. He only advocated self defense.
We need to step back and examine our reactions to all abuses in the world, and our killing silence to most of them.
via Facebook 2020-06-01T20:14:34.000Z