That the roles of these historically Black and Brown characters are still being reserved for only the palest of faces speaks volumes about the continuing racism against people of color, especially those of African descent.
Originally posted on Failure to Listen:
When the risks of killing black people are greater than the rewards, genocide of black people will cease at the hands of the United States of White America ? Stand your ground, shoot like…
The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy who shot and killed unarmed 13-year old Andy Lopez will face no charges.
If baby Bou Bou’s assailants are not brought to justice, it will be yet another wound left open to expose just how wickedly cruel and inhumane the American version of “justice” is.
Where was the “long arm of justice” when it was needed to protect Bradley Ballard, Ronald “Knowledge” Spears, Jerome Murdough and countless others who’ve been killed at New York’s Rikers Island?
Colbert uses his clever brand of comedy to shed light on an issue that is anything but funny.
In the end, Sgt. Bergdahl did what many others have neither the bravery nor willpower to do: he obeyed his conscience.