Punk Politics #33

Oakland storm troopers (police) have done it again. So after they came under fire for arresting single black mothers and children for the act of trying to live in an abandoned home they’ve shown their ignorance again. Now the Oakland troopers have pinned outreach workers to the ground who were handing out bottled water to the homeless. Their defense is that one of them “fit the description of a suspect.” Well of course they did when you believe all black people act and look the same. They remind me of another city’s storied police department. Philadelphia in the 1970’s and 80’s. See link below for that history. Honestly, I think that the departments need a complete top to bottom house cleaning or perhaps we treat the cops the same way they treat the people. And this isn’t new for Oakland as gun control was born there out of Ronald Reagan’s kink of being fearful of strong black men. Yes, that’s right. A republican began gun control to disarm Black Panthers in California.

https://punxinsolidarity.com/2018/04/03/on-a-move/

– C Fish