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  • -Hands up! -Don't shoot!

  • -Hands up! -Don't shoot!

  • -Hands up!

  • I'm tired of my black men and my black women being shot, being killed by the NYPD! I'm tired of it!

  • I have three black men in my home!

  • I'm tired! I am tired!

  • My black brothers and sisters are being shot, being killed for no reason!

  • I am tired!

  • -You know, I just felt as if, you know, that I was just another person -- You know what I'm saying?

  • -- who just needed to fill a space, to let, you know, let them know that, you know, this type of shit is not gonna be tolerated.

  • And I know it happened -- You know what I'm saying?

  • -- out there, in the West, in the South.

  • But, at the same time, this is the same thing that has happened in New York.

  • -Look at any regime change.

  • There's an old saying, "You destroy that which is already built, to rebuild."

  • -It doesn't have to be violent.

  • It doesn't have to be destructive, you know?

  • But we know that this is something that is not gonna go unnoticed, because tomorrow it could be me.

  • It could be my brother, it could be my son.

  • My son is 12 years old.

  • -This is a system that is layered and layered and layered and layered, dating back over 400 years --over 200 years in this country.

  • We have to start at picking away the pieces.

  • Talk about police brutality, there has to be punitive measures.

  • When things of that nature happen, especially what happened in Minnesota, the police need to be penalized.

  • [Indistinct shouting]

  • -Go, go, go, go!

  • -Violence is not the key all the time.

  • Violence is not the way to go.

  • The NYPD have their job to do, and so do we.

  • As black people in this black community, we have to understand that the police got their job to do.

  • We could protest, and protest peacefully.

  • All this burning down the stuff is not called for.

  • -You know, this is -- this is just ridiculous.

  • Why is this happening?

  • We are getting killed in massive numbers by the people who are supposed to serve and protect us.

  • Our tax dollars pay for them.

  • What does it say? "CPR -- courtesy, professionalism, and respect."

  • There is no courtesy, there is no professionalism, and they damn sure don't come with no respect.

  • -Let them through.

-Hands up! -Don't shoot!

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Black New Yorkers say they're 'tired' of injustice as turbulent protests rage on

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    たらこ posted on 2020/06/03
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