“These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won’t let that happen. Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way. Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts. Thank you,” Donald Trump tweeted late Thursday.
In times like these with a president like this, Black people can only hope that the Black men and women in the military remember what side they are on. Hopefully they wont be like the Black soldiers that rolled on the shores of Granada or rumbled down in Panama but will instead, remember that they themselves are potential victims to the American racism that is causing this protest in the first place.
It is every Black soldier duty to make sure that a white solder does mot arm any protester in the streets of Minnesota.
The Black man has every right to protect and defend himself “by any means” necessary as Malcolm X taught. Every other people on this planet has that right and a white establishment has no right to take that away from the Black man.
The oppressor telling the protestor how to protest is ridiculous. Colin Kaepernick said it best:
When civility leads to death, revolting is the only logical reaction. The cries for peace will rain down, and when they do, they will land on deaf ears because your violence has brought this resistance. We have the right to fight back!
Rest in Power George Floyd.
So to all the Black soldiers in the military when these tyrants send you out there to kill your brothers and sisters, it is your humanly duty to do the opposite and protect them.