Skip to comments.'We have nothing to lose but our chains,' #BlackLivesMatter organizer speaks in Iowa City
Posted on 02/07/2017 2:50:33 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
IOWA CITY Her lip quivering, Patrisse Cullors heart sank.
It was 2013, and she was in a motel room on a website, waiting for the news of George Zimmermans verdict. Guilty, or not guilty, in the killing of Trayvon Martin a black 17-year-old who was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer while on his way home from buying candy at a convenience store.
Not guilty, and they say not guilty, and they continue to say not guilty until they say, not guilty of all charges, Cullors, 32, of Los Angeles, recalled for a packed audience of hundreds in the Englert Theatre in Iowa City on Monday night. And I start to cry. And I dont cry just for Trayvon. I cry for black people. I cry for this country and our world.
And through her tears, Cullors said, her spirit rose up with this revelation.
If we allow this, if we allow ourselves to go silent, if we sweep this moment under the rug, they will continue to kill us and think its OK, she said....
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If black people really want to lose their chains, they would stop electing democrats.
They will never lose their chains. They are self imposed.
Ignorance is the greatest enslaver.
Her lip quivering, Patrisse Cullors heart sank.
I’m glad both lips weren’t quivering, she might have killed herself.
"Okay" is not exactly the right word. But when thugs are raised to attack others and attempt murder, killing those predators is the only safe option.
You have chained YOURSELVES with the Democrat Party, idiots!
Let's not forget that he was a 17 year old violent thug.
As long as you keep portraying the killings of violent black predators by people exercising their right to self-defense as if these thugs were just innocently minding their own business when someone decided to use them for target practice, you will remain bound by chains. When you begin to accept that you have to stop raising young black boys to be uncivilized brutes, and that you need to make some changes in your culture, then you will truly begin to throw off your bondage. The truth, as the old saying goes, will set you free.
Dishonest reporting once again. He was killed when he decided not to continue home and instead tried to beat Zimmerman to death.
Stealing phrases from the Communist Manifesto such as “nothing to lose but our chains” rubs me the wrong way, as well.
Just to get the story straight:
was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer while trying to bash Zimmerman's head on the concrete
Of course the "little boy shot for buying candy by evil white Hispanic gun nut" plays better for certain crowds.
No matter how you set the T. Martin story straight, tens of millions of Americans are invested in the lie set forth by the popular media.
Too late now, but Z should never have been charged, especially after his justifed release after intense questioning by law enforcement, but reinstituted significantly later under social pressure.
Yes, he should have never been charged, but a significant minority of FL people believed T. Martin and always will.
What chains? I’ve seen a lot of black people, and I don’t recall ever seeing one in chains. I’m sure I’d have remembered
Chains are the last thing to loose when considering they lost their brains a long time ago.
meal ticket, rice bowl ,free ride, etc.
What was needed here was a President who had some respect for the rule of law, instead of using every incident he could to inflame racial division and the blame game.
the only thing black folk are burdened with in the US are Doritos
Black folk being led by scumbag tribalist who only seek to quench their anger , in the end with their own blood....
Wake up or know God wants abdifferent direction than hate.
“If we allow this, if we allow ourselves to go silent, if we sweep this moment under the rug, they will continue to kill us and think its OK, she said.”
Snookums, it IS okay to kill thugs who are slamming your head into a sidewalk. It should happen more often.
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