Government is evil and can’t be trusted… unless it’s a police department and they’ve just shot another unarmed black person.

Michael Brown - Photo posted to Facebook May 19, 2013
Michael Brown – Photo posted to Facebook May 19, 2013

It is fascinating that some people who say the government is evil and cannot be trusted at all are so quick to completely trust police departments when they shoot unarmed black people.

The underlying racist assumption is, of course, that black people are dangerous, are criminals and are always to blame. When it comes down to the word of a white person and the word of a black person, the white person is almost always trusted.

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