As a Black American male who was born into an environment where my biological father was absent, raised on the west side of Chicago and who attends a Historically Black University (also known as an HBCU) I am totally against Black Lives Matter (BLM). The sentiments is overly obvious; of course Black lives matter, in fact any human life has an intrinsic value given (not by government or by a “social justice” group) but given by God. However, the organization (Black Lives Matter Inc.) and the surrounding infrastructure I do not (and in fact cannot) support.
Seven people have died and at least 42 others wounded in Chicago gun violence this weekend, per the Chicago Sun-Times.
14 were shot, three fatally, Monday alone in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago. And Monday’s violence followed a weekend in which nearly 40 were shot, six fatally.
Kentucky lawyer and attorney general, Daniel Cameron. Cameron explained why Taylor’s death was not a murder, why the two officers who shot her were justified in using deadly force, why the law prevented him from deciding on his own whether the officers ought to be charged in her death.
He was calm, knowledgeable, in command of the truth— exactly what some Kentucky Democrats fear might make him a political force for years to come. This could possibly be the toughest moment yet in his political career.
Many celebrities and media outlets have portrayed Taylor as totally innocent in all of this but the transcript paints a different picture.
Two Louisville police officers were shot during demonstrations on Wednesday night, the police chief said, after a grand jury decided to not charge any officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor, instead indicting one former detective for recklessly firing into another apartment during the raid of Ms. Taylor’s home.
Ryson Ellis, 22, of Kansas City, was charged with second-degree murder, unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of armed criminal action.
Four year old LeGend Taliferro, was asleep at his family’s home the morning of June 29, when a shot was fired into the home, hitting the boy. He was taken to a hospital, but died.
Hundreds of people swept through a downtown area of Chicago known as Magnificent Mile and other parts of downtown early Monday, smashing windows, looting stores, attacking police officer and at one point exchanging gunfire with officers, authorities said.
A mob of Black Lives Matter “protesters” gathered at the home of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin police officer Joseph Mensah’s girlfriend and shot at the back door after violently assaulting them.
Black Lives Matter protestors (so-called) engaged in massive widespread looting in Chicago on Sunday evening, once again.