On the Death of George Floyd and the Unanswered Questions About Black Lives: Letter to the President

Dear Donald Trump, It is 3 AM (GMT) this early Saturday Morning, Might well 30, as I prepare traits concerning the nationwide protests for the time being being staged as a results of the brutal homicide of George Floyd at the hands of your police officers. Mr. President, indubitably the scenes oozing out of downtown […]

On the Death of George Floyd and the Unanswered Questions About Black Lives: Letter to the President

Dear Donald Trump,

It is 3 AM (GMT) this early Saturday Morning, Might well 30, as I prepare traits concerning the nationwide protests for the time being being staged as a results of the brutal homicide of George Floyd at the hands of your police officers.

Mr. President, indubitably the scenes oozing out of downtown Atlanta are moderately worrisome as similar scenes evolve across necessary cities in the United States of The US. In actuality the land of the free and the house of the brave has not lived up to its bill of rights and liberty as enshrined in the sacred scrolls of the Declaration of Independence.

As I explore protesters attack the CNN Headquarters in Atlanta, I survey the enrage and frustration of electorate of your ample country across the political and racial divide, all clamouring for the justice that is promised for your nation’s philosophical take a look at book.

Alas! What’s happening in The US honest appropriate now would be bizarre most attention-grabbing to those which own no records of the prophesies of the late Martin Luther King Junior who (57 years ago) boldly asserted the inconvenient truth as follows:

“When the architects of our republic wrote the piquant phrases of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they own been signing a promissory present to which every American was to tumble inheritor. This present was a promise that every body men, certain, sad men moreover to white men (My Lord), would be guaranteed the unalienable rights of existence, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It is obvious at the glossy time that The US has defaulted on this promissory present insofar as her electorate of coloration are alive to. (My Lord) As a replacement of honoring this sacred duty, The US has given the Negro other folks a harmful take a look at, a take a look at which has plot serve marked insufficient funds.”

The Donald, it is your danger that at the glossy time (extra than ever sooner than), the African dash, is ready and desperate to ascertain justice and equality. It falls within the period of your reign that the little children of the team solemnly assembled at the Nationwide Monument on that fateful day in 1963, when M.L.Okay. made that historic speech, stand ready and intrepid to ascertain that your federal reserves of justice honour that promissory present and no force on earth can end this motion.

You own been eccentric, appealing and down honest appropriate maliciously selfish, but here isn’t the time to strive any egomaniacal shenanigans. You own to upward push up to the occasion and resolution to the choice for justice to be delivered in the topic of George Floyd. Your country yearns for management and likewise that you have to to own woefully didn’t upward push to the occasion amidst your govt’s shambolic means to essentially the most up-to-the-minute the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now, here comes one more tragedy for your doorsteps making an strive for essentially the most attention-grabbing combine of factual and sociological answers that would heal and reunite the United States of The US. Will you resolution to this proverbial 3 A.M phone call that extinct Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned all presidential aspirant about?

No topic your resolution to the foregoing question also can very well be, you are at an advantage doing a dinky bit tremendous soul-procuring and mammoth-based consultation sooner than you hit your Twitter take care of.

In parting, Mr. President, I refer you to a warning posted to your rental of enterprise extra than half of a century ago; that mail was addressed to your rental of enterprise by no much less an illumined soul than the reverend pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, “the price that The US must pay for the persisted oppression of the Negro and diversified minority groups is the price of its have destruction. (Yes it is) For the hour is late. And the clock of destiny is ticking out. We must act now sooner than it is too late.”

Please settle for the assurances of my most realistic doubtless consideration and like.

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