Park­land black vic­tims ig­nored

South Florida Times - - OPINION -

by the shoot­ing.

That list in­cluded eight groups of Democrats, in­clud­ing Planned Par­ent­hood. I don’t re­mem­ber see­ing or hear­ing the main­stream me­dia spend any time on in­form­ing the pub­lic about th­ese Democrats, all white, and why they were so quick to lend a help­ing hand to David Hogg and his fel­low white stu­dents.

Had the black stu­dents or their par­ents paid at­ten­tion to the list of white or­ga­ni­za­tions help­ing their fel­low sur­vivors, they might have got­ten a sense of why they were be­ing left out of the nar­ra­tive.

Let’s just take Planned Par­ent­hood for ex­am­ple. A re­cent opin­ion piece in Life­ states “Abor­tions are the lead­ing killer of black Amer­i­cans - not gun vi­o­lence of dis­ease."

Ryan Bomberger wrote on April 2, that “Abor­tion is Vi­o­lence” and that the “Guttmacher In­sti­tute (cre­ated by Planned Par­ent­hood) re­ported 962,200 abor­tions in 2014, 28 per­cent of which were among black women. That’s 259,336 deaths (711 per day) via in­duced abor­tions.” That’s more than the 246,122 deaths from the top lead­ing causes of deaths of black folk, in­clud­ing 7,903 homi­cides, as re­ported by the CDC.

Why would an or­ga­ni­za­tion that causes the deaths of so many black ba­bies be con­cerned about al­le­vi­at­ing the fears of black chil­dren in a white school? They are not con­cerned. Nei­ther are the other seven groups of white Democrats, even though black folk give them 95 per­cent of their vote.

The black stu­dents at Stone­man Dou­glas are find­ing out a very im­por­tant life les­son – that they are in­signif­i­cant to th­ese peo­ple, even when they suf­fer the same fate at the same time in the same place as their white coun­ter­parts.

Since the white or­ga­ni­za­tions and the white me­dia ig­nored them, the Broward Black Lives Mat­ter Al­liance came to their res­cue. While I’m not a fan of the Black Lives Mat­ter move­ment, be­cause it is fi­nanced in part by So­cial­ist Ge­orge Soros and his Open So­ci­ety Foun­da­tion, I have to give them credit for step­ping in and giv­ing th­ese black teens a voice.

They are suf­fer­ing too. They hid in clos­ets and un­der desks too. They watched in hor­ror as their friends and class­mates had their lives ripped away. Their grief is just as po­tent as the white kids’ grief. They have night­mares as well. Now they have to pos­si­bly feel the vi­o­lence of be­ing pro­filed by those as­signed to pro­tect them.

They need to be heard! Hear them now or hear them later.

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