What Justice? It’s Just A System
September 22, 2011 Leave a comment
There’s no processing this for me. There’s just no way I can get my head and heart around the fact that we all got to watch another murder go down. There’s no way to get myself to understand that this isn’t the last that’s going to go down exactly like this. There’s no way I’m doing myself the mental anguish of trying to process people like this.
There are some things that need saying (again), however:
Capital punishment is disproportionately invoked on people of color.
Capital punishment is disproportionately invoked on people of color who are convicted of killing a white person.
Capital punishment is legalized murder.
So as for me, I’m going to take a time out from humanity tonight because I simply can’t, and I just won’t tonight.
RIP Troy Davis, 11:o8pm ET, 9/21/11