Protesting for your life

Albert White here.

i'm African-american man with autism. And today i want to point out about recent events going on right now. as you've heard on the news, George Floyd became another victim murdered by police in Minnesota. it sparked out outrage between all POC(people of color). as if this is more divided. riots are happening around the state including Chicago(my hometown). 

when Sean(my mentor)drove me out to see the damage done by people in the neighborhood. i was in shock. people outside looting while others trying to clean up the malls. i saw one store destroyed by fire. The aftermath was damaging. as a black man myself, it hurts to see a community almost feel like Armageddon. but i understand the hurt they feel because of racism plaguing this nation for centuries. do you think after all this years of fighting against racism, everything would change and we'll all live in harmony? sadly, it's still out there. and we've got a president who does nothing for this country who is only letting the fire burn and continuing to divide us even more. i don't want to hear anymore excuses, i just want change. we all want change. 2020 so far is a catastrophe and Covid-19 is still out there. But to be honest, we are different, how boring the world will be if we're all the same. and i've seen the protest on tv and internet. i want people to hold hands, protesters and cops and different races to join together, singing an old black spiritual, We Shall Overcome. racism will not end handing a Pepsi to a stranger, it has to end with us. by treating people the way others want to be treated. it starts with us, or else it will never end. United We Stand.

Feel Free To Comment! and Black lives matter

  • I hope you have a election, as Trump is too inflammatory!

    I wish people who protest more peacefully and not ruin their neighborhood.

    Please stay safe, as here in England they say ethnic minorities as well as learning difficulties people are more susceptible to Covid 19!

    Everybody's lifes matter, whatever colour of your skin etc.

  • Thank you for your comment. this post that i made will not only help people of color, But also people with disablites. let's try to overcome Evil with Good in our lives. We Will Get Thought This.

  • I notice my comment went on twice! Thinking hope the memorial goes well!

    take care and best wishes for the future of the USA!

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