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Police: Two Reasons Blacks Shouldn’t Hate Blue.

December 30, 2015 by  
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(ThyBlackMan.com) The toxic interplay between police and Black communities have at least two reasons why it shouldn’t be so. Reason number one is necessity. Black hostages in urban war zones can’t unilaterally harm, kill nor imprison reigning criminals without incurring swift arrest and prosecution. Necessity dictates transcending mutual mistrust to become partners against those endangering residents and ( first ) responders.

When partnerships become the norm, complaints, law suits and federal consent decrees cease to profilerate. It also spurs inner city culture change where hostility and even assault upon officers are customary. By necessity, Black stakeholders and police are actually allies against the same violent opposition.2015-police-blackwhiteblue

The second reason is similarity. Police and American Blacks are minorities, relative to the general populauion. The blue (or other color) uniform of law enforcement sets one apart from peers. It subjects one to heightened scrutiny, potential criminal sanction and prosecution.

American Blacks have also experienced heightened scrutiny, potential criminal sanction and prosecution. It’s ironic how similar claims of discrimination sound when said by police unions and civil rights groups. Black activists and police advocates both feel targeted and unfairly treated by society.

Embracing this overlooked similarity can end old hostility and build new community between factions whose contentious dynamic sets the tone of civil liberties and public safety for everyone.

Black folks and police have alot more in common than is apparent at first glance. When each side applies necessity and similarity to the other, they inevitably realize they’re on the same side.

Staff Writer; Nadra Enzi

Aka… Cap Black, Hostage Who Fights Back! Presenter of speech, “This Black Doesn’t Hate Blue!” for MLK Day, Black History Month or any occasion.

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One Response to “Police: Two Reasons Blacks Shouldn’t Hate Blue.”
  1. jdean says:

    Shut up with this crappy article about loving the police and keeping them allies and they are minority bullshit. We have tried to make allies and when we call them they don’t show up in time or at all, they treat victims like criminals and have even shot the people who have called on them. How do you explain that? Dont you remember the Flava Flav song ” 911 is a joke” Does that come from nowhere. I live in Los Angeles and I cant go 5 to 10 seconds without seeing a police whether its a bike cop, motorcycle cop, city cop, highway patrol or sheriff. WAKE UP . Its a police state out here, silly. No one hates without merit. Blacks and indigenous people’s nature is not to hate. We just dislike and are tired of unfair and unjust treatment..You have a powerful, ethnic name but your article does not match it. You might as well be named BECKY STEINBERG or something. Spare us with that love the police, Blue Love Hogwash. We call the police just as much as whites and in a hostage situation (which is rare) should not be a template on whose responsibility it is to do the right thing.

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