A late night thought

How can we remain passive?

How can we turn a blind eye?

The news today has been heavy. Between the lives lost without much media attention in Iraq to the struggle to make a change in the United States which has gone global. We live, still, in a messed up little world.

Sometimes I feel people take more interest in what toilet paper the Kardashian’s use than making it known that people want fairness, justice & an equal system in politics and the law. It’s not enough to just say you are an ally – you have to stand as one.

Being passive changes nothing, sitting on the fence does nada. This is a black and white issue here, there is not grey. It’s about standing up for what’s right. For standing up and being accounted.

Passiveness will do nothing but hurt.

As whites, we should feel guilty only if we use our privilege to help ourselves.

Enough of your #AllLivesMatter bullshit.

It’s black lives which need saving.

#BlackLivesMatter

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Author: TheAddict'sScrapbook

About the addict: Irish, a madman, a writer, a freelance editor, ranter, a whiskey drinker, a talker, a traveler & a big eater.

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