Black People Politics : How the Black Lives Matter Movement Is Mobilizing Against Trump

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  1. Liberty

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    Police and criminal justice reform are just the beginning.

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    Donald Trump repeatedly expressed hostility towards Black Lives Matter activists during his presidential campaign, particularly for their efforts to confront police brutality. Now, faced with a Trump agenda whose repercussions for African Americans could reach far beyond policing, BLM organizers say they are broadly expanding their mission.

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    How the Black Lives Matter movement is mobilizing against Trump

    Police and criminal justice reform are just the beginning.
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    To everyone, I see one of the issues for demonstration is we should support open borders. So, how does open borders for undocumented people to freely enter; and preventing vetting of perceived people from risky places benefit Black communities? Or, how is it a detriment?
     
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    Regarding demonstrations: Logical question; When demonstrating who are the people we want to convince? Who are they and what are they seeing and hearing?

    A different point of view, Iran, weighed in on this. "They said they are glad Mr. Trump campaigned and became president because that showed them the true face of the USA.. I know that conservatives went home, were happy, so what was it that they, Iran, are so delighted to see on their TV?
     
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    The Ayatollah's statement was sarcastic. What he meant was that with Trump, America was showing their @$$. That America's true colors were showing.
     
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    You are going from one extreme to another. A major part of the Muslim Community in the USA are African or of the African Diaspora.
     
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    What percentage of undocumented people in the U.S. are a risk to our national security? Compare that to the chance that a Black person will be shot and killed by a police officer.
     
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    I'm not talking about inside the USA when it comes to open borders. Are you saying that Yemen, Iran, Syria, etc. are part of the Diaspora? Because the entire Trump issue is regarding haters entering the States to do harm. That is why he wants to vet (check out) to see why these particular people want to come in before he lets them enter. These are the Middle East States who wish, "Death to America!"

    On the Mexican - U.S. border we have the business of Mexicans working drugs, trafficking across the U.S. border line. Not that only but sex trafficking. Border line States, the rancher/farmers are afraid to go out on their own property for fear of being shot at by these open border traffickers. Mexico has no control of them.

    If not border check then what is your idea, anyone?
     
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    Yes, prevent domestic police brutality and crime! When it comes to people outside the U.S. as a risk to our national security the risk is very consequential. We must stay vigilant. Look at what is happening to Europe because of the radical militants from the Semite Middle East. How many Black lives have been taken in bombs everywhere including all the way to Australia. What about sleeper cells of ISIS having entered to blow up something here; American night clubs, theaters, 911, etc.

    It is the strategy for ISIS type mind sets across the Middle East to first control their own States, and then branch out from there to the rest of the world. Does anyone think this is not a real threat to us?
     
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    Drug and sex trafficking among Mexicans crossing the border is something unique to Mexico? Sex and drug trafficking is everywhere in the U.S. and not just among Mexicans or participated in by Mexicans. Murders among undoc Mexicans is probably significantly lower than among U.S. citizens overall, particularly of European descent. Why are some Black people so ready to jump on this man's hate train and believe his hype? Is this fake news or fact news?

    How much money do you think exchanges hands between the U.S. government and Mexican government daily? How will that impact the U.S. economy and international relations when that "beautiful" wall is in place? And when this new administration is finished disenfranchising, alienating and profiling Mexicans and Muslims and doing it with Black people's blessings because we suddenly bleed red, white and blue, whose next on the ish list?

    This administration is building a hate narrative and it doesn't exclude Black people. Ain't heard jack crap about "bad" white folk and the issues they cause. Look out Black folk, especially those in Chicago and Detroit and other urban cities across the nation 'cause the Trump train isa cummin' and it will be driven by some 'famous' Black celebrities you're familiar with and some of you have admired for a very long time.

    Remember Hitler and his SS squad in Nazi Germany. A lot of those tactics and research done during that time is still being put to use to today and I don't mean just in Germany. Could history repeat itself? You know the answer. A rose by any other name is still a rose.

    Don't think you're special and can 'dodge bullets' because you support this current administration's political platform. Black is Black and it won't matter how pearly white your teeth are, you never come between a white man and his money or his women--not unless you're ready to fight. I don't care how much you grin in his face.

    When are some Black people going to learn from history and stop falling in the racist white man's traps?

    Disclaimer: Although I've referenced some comments made, this message is not intended to target anyone particular here.
     
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