Dear Someone, Dear No one


Dear Someone, who cried out when Kaepernick didn’t stand for the anthem but remain mute about the 13 black people unjustly  killed by police since his protest
Dear No one, who believe that an armed trained individual has a right to fear for their life, but a black unarmed man, who has his hands up and is still being killed does not.
Dear Someone, who shouted #backtheblue, posted police shields as their profile pictures but didn’t utter a word about the black men killed unjustly that same week.
Dear No one.… your silence speaks louder than your spoken words and I hear you, they hear, we all hear. Just know this, You.are.part.of.the.problem


A scared black woman who fears for the lives of her husband, father, brothers, son and black students

11 responses to “Dear Someone, Dear No one”

  1. Today I sent a letter to President Obama. I told him about my fears for Black males. I gave him a piece of my mind because if I cannot take my concerns to him, where can I take them. And I pray for the world. Love to all.

  2. I lack words Ebby. I know how afraid I felt all the while when we were still back in Houston. Every time my husband was out of the house, I was practically holding my breath until he returned home. It’s just so sad! Thank you for sharing this.

  3. There should be no quarter for anyone to abuse his/her authority. We have miles and miles to go, as a society, in learning to see our fellow humans with clear eyes. Too many people go about their duties, in hair-trigger fashion, and I see this, every day, with teachers and government bureaucrats, as well as with police officers. The only difference is that the latter pack heat.

  4. Oh how I do wish that I had some words to reassure you Ebby. To tell you that your fear is unfounded. Except your fear is right and real, and your voice is clear and true in the expression of those fears.
    An excellent post. Thank you.

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