I Want to Throw Up

From UruhuNews.com:

Even the mainstream media sources such as the New York Times and National Public Radio have had to mention in most reports that many in the African community do not support the police’s position in this case, and understand that Mixon’s actions were the result of years of oppression of a whole community which has come to a boiling point.

Lovelle Mixon’s life, like that of thousands of young African men in the impoverished neighborhoods of Oakland, was over long before he was killed by police. He faced a hopeless dead end of joblessness, poverty and criminalization by a society that would rather lock up young African men than make college or jobs available to them.

Uhuru Movement releases statement on Lovelle Mixon’s shooting of four Oakland police

What about Lovelle Mixon’s 12-year old rape victim. What about what was taken from her?

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I grew up in a parking lot.
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