A powerful piece in response to the state sanctioned murders of Philandro Castile and Charleena Lyles, by my beloved nesting partner and bestfriend.
This past weekend was a mixture of sweet conquest and bitter fruit.
While allowing myself to finally feel comfortable discussing my amorphous sexuality, the State continued to dole out various abuses to the psyche and spirits of the People.
I pumped my fist when Philando Castile’s mother expressed her rage and indignation at a system that has continued to fail the People no matter the blantant guilt of the offender.
And many of my friends also expressed their rage via social media. Not only because of the verdict but because of the verbal poplocking exhibited by their white liberal friends. Faux shock, grief, pat, pat, pat, and I was so sure THAT cop would be convicted.
Oh, you mean like Michael Slager, who was also caught on camera committing murder?
Jason Van Dyke, Timothy Loehmann?
Muthafucka please. So long as the system that enslaved us is still in place no…
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