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Black Men Scare Some People

I know I cannot be alone in thinking, "What is taught in the homes of White people in America". There is a fear amongst White people when it comes to people of color that is deadly.  This fear is deadly for it causes White people to behave without thinking.   It is worse when the people acting based on fear instilled in them since childhood have a badge or are elected officials (Peter King).

The deaths in the links above show the inequality how law is applied in America.  When the people are White male, every attempt is made to "reason" with them.  Yet people of color are killed on site.

When one looks at history and colonization, one would think the fear would be a thing people of color would teach to their children. 


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