Ferguson Unmasks the War on Black America | Black Agenda Report

“The brave and besieged people of Ferguson, Missouri, have already caused serious complications for the U.S. National Security State.” 

Source: www.blackagendareport.com

"A Force to Crush a People

 

White America perceived that it was at war with Black people, who no longer knew their place – and so, places of confinement were made for them; fortified dungeons to house millions. Since America tells itself and the rest of the world that it does not make war on its own citizens, and that there is a sharp and Constitutionally defined separation between the military and civilian functions of the State, the war against Black people had to be called something else – a War on Drugs, or simply a War on Crime. Therefore, it was not long before the words “crime” and “drugs” and “Black” came to mean the same thing since, really, there was only one war going on. And, it continues, still."

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