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Living in an predominantly Black American community can look like any other it should. Unfortunately, that is too often not the case. In America, it is often quickly noticible that white Americans do not co-habitate the community you may encounter.

It is too often a fact that those Black American communities are over-policed, under-resourced and neglected by the very city and municiple leaders that demand taxes, cooperation and loyalty.

The Legal Dictionary defines police brutality as "the wanton use of excessive force, usually physical, but potentially in the form of verbal attacks and psychological intimidation, by a police officer." When this legalized brutality evolves into the extinguishing of life, we call it murder. The absence of intent distinguishes this brutality--murder--from voluntary manslaughter. Many states don't define it or do it vaguely. Wallin & Klarich, violent crime attorneys say in California it carries a two - four year sentence. However, since a gun was used, a judge can add three to 10 additional years. When this act is committed by a police officer, we only wish it did, but most likely doesn't.

In August 2009, the report titled, "The Persistence of Racial Profiling in the United States" [Download full report] quoted Rep. John Conyers (D. MI) saying "Since (9/11), our nation has engaged in a policy of institutionalized racial and ethnic profiling," although, as an African-American, he knows the problem goes back generations, most recently in the "war on terrorism" against Blacks, Latinos, and Muslims for their faith, ethnicity, activism, prominence, and at times charity, a topic this writer addresses often - arrests, some violently, bogus charges, prosecutions, and imprisonments often compounding the injustice.

Post-9/11 under Bush and Obama, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies have engaged in virulent racial/ethnic profiling, what the ACLU calls "a widespread and pervasive problem throughout the United States, impacting the lives of millions of people in African American, Asian, Latino, South Asian, and Arab communities."

Evidence shows that racial minorities are systematically victimized, without cause, in public, when driving, at work, at home, in places of worship, and traveling, often violently.Evidence shows that racial minorities are systematically victimized, without cause, in public, when driving, at work, at home, in places of worship, and traveling, often violently.

An earlier Jones text and video account headlined, "Epidemic of Police Brutality Sweeps America," showing footage of police repeatedly tasering a student with 50,000 volts of electricity for questioning the 2004 election results at a campus meeting.

Other videotaped incidents showed:

  • a man victimized by police violence;
  • a former sheriff's deputy acquitted of voluntary manslaughter for shooting an unarmed man;
  • police repeatedly beating an old man on the head, "for the crime of intoxication;"
  • officers violently using assault rifles, tear gas, dogs, and at least one helicopter in an alleged narcotics sweep;
  • a woman tasered to death by police; and
  • a man in shock, bleeding and burned over much of his body, ordered to lie on the pavement, then tasered and shot to death while he sat dazed, the report highlighting systemic police violence "repeated almost every day in (America), the police (getting) away with murder," beatings, and other lawless acts - poor Blacks, Latinos, and Muslims for their faith and ethnicity their usual victims.

SABM It is also important to note that attacks on Black men in America are not limited to police shootings and brutality. The consistent disrespect and targeting of Blacks in the areas of education, government, business, housing, performing arts, entertainment and athletics are also designed to mainatain a superiority-submission dynamic that has benefitted whites in America since the country's founding. We refuse to ignore or excuse these antedoctal incidents.

With the information and resources available to you on this website, you will choose to do your small part in changing the on-going injustices executed on an intricate sector of America's population: the Black man in America. Working alongside community organizations like Sincere Seven we can change this country...and eventually, the world for the better so that our children might live in relative peace and safety.