Not only do we worry about the pipeline to prison but we worry about the target on their backs. Being a #blackboymom is full of agony, anxiety, alertness, anger, fear, cultural pain, community activism and so many other emotions we cannot even explain.
Our little black boys have yet to understand the issues they face ahead. The moment they learn better it’s shut down by society on so many angles.
Not qualified, you say! Not approved, you say! Ineligible, you say! Postponed, you say! Higher interest rates, you say! Hurry and buy, you say! You’re animals, you say! What more do you want from our black men? We want answers.
#jacobblake is paralyzed and handcuffed to his hospital bed but he’s a threat because he was out past curfew with a knife in his car.