Calling 911 Is a Direct Expression of White Power & Privilege

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    dcbl Good guys wear white hats

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    the 1st line in the article:

    quote:
    Dear White People,

    I’m scared of you.


    gosh, I'm so sorry you are frightened - maybe you should grow a set?

    So now, seeking protection from peace officers is racist!

    I would say that this is outrageous and shocking, but it isn't

    It's just another day for our friends on the left...

    When Calling 911 Makes the Emergency


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    The ability to call in armed guards in an attempt to police black behavior is a form and direct expression of white power and privilege in America.

    the author does say this:

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    I obviously respect every citizen’s right—slash duty—to engage the police when there’s actual danger or when there’s a real crime taking place.

    but for some reason, I don't believe it...
     
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    I read this yesterday and this line caught my attention:

    “Black interactions with police can too easily lead to trauma or death. In many situations, calling the police on a black person can be like tossing a grenade at them.”

    Cooperate and comply with reasonable police requests for information and identification and you're on your way. Unless you are committing a crime. Then, there is a reason for you to be dealing with the consequences of your actions. The author seems to think blacks are unable to behave in a reasonable manner which I find quite odd and contrary to my own experience. I don't get this statement at all.
     
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    I wonder if anyone has done a RACIAL breakdown of----"people who call 911"
     
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