Our nation has not always lived up to its ideals, yet those ideals have never ceased to guide us. They expose our flaws, and lead us to mend them. We are the beneficiaries of the work of the generations before us and it is each generation's responsibility to continue that work. - Laura Bush
40 people shot in over 23,000,000 civilian contacts with 28,075 arrests involving criminal possession of and/or use of a firearm.
Now...I'm not going to speak for 'white people' or 'black people' but I will say that from MY perspective...the reason I'm not upset when a white guy is shot by cops is because I tend to believe that in the VAST majority of cases, they deserve to be shot. Considering the statistics and the fact that blacks represent 23% of the population but a vast majority of ALL violent crimes and 80% of the perpetrators of violent criminal acts against blacks in NYC, its hard to get too spun up about the numbers.
Again...its one thing where there is a case of abuse. But hanging your cause on EVERY incident just makes your cause look foolish.
Instead of pointless marching, rioting and chaining doors shut, I'd recommed each person sitting on a streetconer getting a can of gas and...
“Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.”
― Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary