Black Lives Don’t Matter To Most Black People

This video is a personal account of why it is that most black people don’t really care about the lives of black people.

Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an activist movement, originating in the African-American community, that campaigns against violence and what it regards as systemic racism toward black people. BLM regularly organizes protests around the deaths of black people in killings by law enforcement officers, and broader issues of racial profiling, police brutality, and racial inequality in the United States criminal justice system.

In 2013, the movement began with the use of the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter on social media, after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin. Black Lives Matter became nationally recognized for its street demonstrations following the 2014 deaths of two African Americans: Michael Brown, resulting in protests and unrest in Ferguson, and Eric Garner in New York City.[1][2] The originators of the hashtag and call to action, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, expanded their project into a national network of over 30 local chapters during 2014–16.[3] The overall Black Lives Matter movement, however, is a decentralized network and has no formal hierarchy.[4] Concurrently, a broader movement involving several other organizations and activists emerged under the banner of “Black Lives Matter” as well.[3][5]

Since the Ferguson protests, participants in the movement have demonstrated against the deaths of numerous other African Americans by police actions or while in police custody, including those of Jonathan Ferrell, John Crawford, Ezell Ford, Laquan McDonald, Akai Gurley, Tamir Rice, Eric Harris, Walter Scott, Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland, Samuel DuBose, Alton Sterling, and Philando Castile. In the summer of 2015, Black Lives Matter activists began to publicly challenge politicians—including politicians in the 2016 United States presidential election—to state their positions on BLM issues

SAN DIEGO, California — Democratic San Diego City Councilwoman Myrtle Cole has apologized after drawing attention to black-on-black shootings — and provoking the ire of Black Lives Matter activists — during a discussion of racial profiling by police.

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  • Unconquerable Detroit
    Reply

    it’s pivotal to know this happens in all poverty stricken areas not just
    black individuals but I get the frustration…. I lived around whites and
    they skateboard and smoke and bump music the same way … No excuses
    respect and having some Decorium goes along way for anyone….. police
    brutality is a different subject dehumanizing and generalizing is a
    ruthless tactic for exterminating !! I have no problem with people saying
    black lives matter especially if it’s the first time they realize they
    matter … it might be their degree to do better!! I agree it starts with
    family structure 100% …. Saluting your great energy in teaching
    solutions! Peace

  • mja2873
    Reply

    @Lenon Honor….Did Lenon Honor just say, ” put some respect on my name”,
    LOL. Just kidding, it’s cool and I understand where you are coming from.
    Peace

  • Butterbee Brown
    Reply

    One point of order: global racism~ white supremacy does exist…the issue
    that we have is using this truth to disempower…& disengage ourselves from
    our own maQic (using it as an excuse to remain stagnant)…instead of using
    this truth to strengthen us…evolving us into our TRUEST selves…our most
    powerful selves…the point of the knowledge…the information..the
    understanding…the wisdom…is to elevate~evolve…not to de~elevate &
    devolve…this is where we have this twisted~ we are to USE the truth to
    create NEW TRUTH…to create NEW REALITY…Dr. Claude Anderson’s work
    …and others like him…are the best examples of blueprints for creating a
    new reality based on knowing that global white supremacy exists…& of
    course~ The Honors are a good example…hence…you…Brother Honor and
    your works…create a NEW REALITY… neverthemore…you allllllllways give
    up The Bullseye, Brother Honor!!!!???

  • MissDaniBaby911
    Reply

    WOW *#PREACH*, DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE BC HAS GOTTEN ME DOWN RECENTLY AS
    WELL. I FEEL UR ANGUISH AND YET APPRECIATE UR CANDOR FAM. PEACE~

  • Theresa Bullock
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    Brother, again, I still can’t believe you exist. you need to be touring at
    colleges, highschool, getting in charge with Steve Harvey who does a
    mentoring program to save young black males, You need to get with the black
    faction of people who have decided to stop with the victim excuse. or who
    just want to stand on the corner and talk about white devils and we kings
    and work on restoring us as a people. Taking responsibility. You will be
    out of there in six months ….and you deserve to. Many prayers for you and
    your families protection and your ability to reach our people.

  • A J MacDonald Jr
    Reply

    That’s a lot of stress to be under. I hope and pray you guys are able to
    move somewhere peaceful soon. I’ve lived in similar situations and I dealt
    with it the same way you are. Now that I’m away from all that, and have
    been for a few years, I realize just how harmful that stress had been to my
    mental and spiritual well-being.

  • Sister Miriam
    Reply

    If Black lives Matter wants to be any kind of effective they need to
    Promote Black Family and not what destroys us

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