Skip to comments.Activists: Police killings of Latinos go unnoticed, underscoring racial history (Serious Barf Alert)
Posted on 08/24/2020 4:35:52 PM PDT by CedarDave
As national Black Lives Matter demonstrations grow, Latino activists are joining the multiracial protests while trying to draw attention to their deadly police encounters, some of which go back decades. Latino advocates and families of those killed by police say they arent trying to pull the focus away from Black lives but want to illustrate their own suffering from policing and systemic racism.
Activists say cases from Phoenix to Springfield, Massachusetts, show a pattern of police violence against Latinos like that against Black people. As with the killing of Black men and women, officers rarely face punishment in the deaths of Latinos. However, Latino cases seldom garner national attention, even when caught on video.
The lack of attention around encounters that go wrong between Latinos and police highlights a lack of knowledge among the general population about Latino history in the U.S. and racism endured in the American Southwest. It also brings attention to the backlash some Mexican Americans say they endure when trying to join the national conversation about race. So the cry of "systemic racism" is nothing more than an officer shooting in his own defense when threatened by a gun-wielding offender who is more than ready to take down a police officer.
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But the article also mentions that Las Cruces is 60 percent Hispanic and that often police officers involved are also Hispanic. Not mentioned in the article is that often shootings result from armed drug dealers or users committing crimes ranging from assault to burglary to murder and whether under the influence or not are willing to shoot instead of surrender when confronted by officers.
There are some egregious police killings of white people that don’t get much pushback.
So the cry of "systemic racism" is nothing more than an officer shooting in his own defense when threatened by a gun-wielding offender who is more than ready to take down a police officer.
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Don’t give the police a reason to shoot you.
Black and hispanics arent criminals because america is racist
They are crimimals because they commit violent crimes, drug crimes, immingration crimes, murders, sexual assault, burglary, robbery, etc
Its not racist, its called going after criminals
Look what the phuck they are doing now
Blocking roads attacking people breaking shiite, starting fires
And i want them all dealt with severely, they are all criminals, no matter what race they are
Lawabiding dot care what race criminals are we just want them arrested and jailed or shot if they need to be
I'll bet you use White math, too!
Yer' a racist!/sarc.
Sooooo....ALL LIVES DO MATTER?
True that. Its always been open season on Whites. Not reported and no one cares. Black on anyone crime is perpetually through the roof. White offenders killed by police and no riots.
Never understood what attracts a lot white women to blacks? Jungle love? Look at all the white subservient trash (mostly women and effeminate males) in BLM.
You want to talk about police massacres? Let’s talk about how many there have been in Meh-Hee-Co, over the years.
Ryan Whitaker was just shot and killed by police for answering his door with a pistol in his hand and then complying with police.
Have you noticed that there have been a number of innocent, law abiding, White citizens killed by police for absolutely no reason?
Ryan Whitaker, Daniel Shavers, Roghena Nicholas, Patrick Tuttle...
All of the black "martyrs" were activel engaged in violent criminal action, including assault, resisting arrest and such.
George Floyd, the one in Kenosha, Michael Brown, Rayshard Brooks.
Its completely unfair that not one of Mexicos drug cartels is run by a White.
I wanna be a victim too! It’s not fair!
Police killing of Eskimos goes un noticed
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