After Seeing The “Chicago” Video, Obama Has The Nerve To Say Race Relations Aren’t Getting Worse?
There are folks that I disagree with heartily. There are members of my family that I do not particularly enjoy speaking to. However, if any one of them was being hurt I would be the first to go to them to give aid because that’s what human beings do.
Everyone has seen by now the video. Even thinking about what happened makes me ill. It’s clear that if you are white in the wrong part of town you have a good chance that someone is going to attempt something on you. I’ll just say this and move on…if Obama seriously thinks that after seeing the video that relations are getting better. What has to be done for them to be considered worse?
During an interview with CBS Chicago’s Jay Levine, President Obama was asked about race relations during his time as POTUS. Levine made the comment that Obama must feel disappointed in the fact that racial tensions have gone downhill. Obama, however, disagreed with this assessment, and said that the only reason we think this is because of social media.
“In part because we see visuals of racial tensions, violence and so forth because of smart phones and the Internet,” the president said. “What we have seen as surfacing, I think, are a lot of problems that have been there a long time. Whether it’s tensions between police and communities, hate crimes of the despicable sort that has just now recently surfaced on Facebook.
Obama is referring to the horrible live streamed Facebook video of a black woman named Britanny Herring and her three friends torturing a special needs man because he allegedly voted for Donald Trump.
“I think the overall trajectory of race relations in this country is actually very positive,” continued Obama. “It doesn’t mean that all racial problems have gone away. It means that we have the capacity to get better.”
Many may disagree with Obama, as groups such as Black Lives Matter have gained traction throughout the country, which has a bad reputation for elevating people such as Malik Shabazz, who is known to advocate for race wars in America. It’s been reported that members also teach their students that white people are inherently evil, and chapters on college campuses have demanded segregated dorm rooms for blacks only. During riots, rioters would intentionally target whites for assault and theft.