Currently BLM and Antifa types are screaming about a plague of white cops killing innocent unarmed black men.
But the latest FBI statistics on homicide show that in 2016 2,870 black men were murdered in the United States.
Of that number 2,570 were killed by other black individuals. What that means is that the average black person should be far more concerned about being killed by a fellow black person than by a white police officer.
BLM is all based on a lie. If black lives really mattered the Democrats and their media allies would address this issue first.
Here is the brutal truth about the BLM movement that leftists desperately want to hide, summed up by one cartoon:
While the rest of the country is still experiencing a record-low crime rate, the murder rate in America’s biggest cities is spiraling out of control.
Black men are killing other black people at record rates but the Democrats and their media allies do not care.
Yet while BLM, Antifa, Democrats and the media are calling to defund the police, some are being a bit…hypocritical.
After Calling to Defund Police, Minneapolis City Council Leaders Hire $4,500 a Day Private Security Guards
Over the past two weeks the Minneapolis City Council has been very busy attacking their police department. First they unanimously voted to replace their police department with community-led public safety systems, whatever that means. Then just yesterday they furthered their agenda by unanimously passing an ordinance to replace their police department with a department of community safety and violence prevention.
It turns out that over this same period of time, the city council has hired private security to to protect three of their council members from “threats” at taxpayer expense to the tune of $4,500 per day. According to Fox9 News:
The City of Minneapolis is spending $4,500 a day for private security for three council members who have received threats following the police killing of George Floyd, FOX 9 has learned.
A city spokesperson said the private security details have cost taxpayers $63,000 over the past three weeks.
The three council members who have the security detail – Andrea Jenkins (Ward 8), and Phillipe Cunningham (Ward 4), and Alondra Cano (Ward 9)– have been outspoken proponents of defunding the Minneapolis Police Department.
So the average citizen will have a department of community saftey and violence prevention “prioritizing a holistic, public health-oriented approach” run by a director who “will have non-law enforcement experience in community safety services, including but not limited to public health and/or restorative justice approaches” for protection while their city council gets personal armed guards.
Apparently in Minneapolis it is security for some, the elite, those in office, but not for the public at large who pays the bill either way.