But, the conversation takes a dark turn, it turns into an indictment on me. Why would I be nice to someone and attempt to help him get on his feet in the first place? This paternalism with my body, and frankly, my life is rooted in the dark history of slavery and th…
Because you’re a decent human being? Maybe the only people who are supposed to be charitable are white people? You need you a whole new set of friends! This story sounds like the 80s and 90s when police used to allow all sorts of crap (like allowing men to beat and rape his wife). This was tough to read.
The sooner Black people understand why police exist and how warped people collecting warped data use it to make warped decisions on how and who gets policed, the better. Thanks for the enlightenment, and I’m sorry for you pains and struggles.