Yesterday, I wrote a post on the fact that Black Live did matter and most importantly that it should matter for black people all around the world. I just had the feeling it was not clear enough: Black Live Matters and UNITY is critical
I am appalled when going through my News Feeds on Facebook. Indeed, I can see that most people mentioning or commenting the AltonSterling’s case are either living in the United States or in Europe. Is it to say, Africans don’t care about what happens to their fellow black man in another country? That is one aspect.
The other aspect, is really since when being a black man became so scary? I have friends living in the United States since years and I can’t feel anything but fear now. Yes, I am afraid, one day, one of those names, one of those useless victims of cobs racism, one of these victims will be a friend of mine. Continue reading “Is being black becoming that scary?”