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Black Fathers Matter…….You Can’t X Us Out!!!
Unless you’ve been in a deep sleep over the past several years, I’m sure you’re familiar with the Black Lives Matter movement. It was established as an online platform in 2013 by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi in direct response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman. He was tried for murder and manslaughter after he had shot and killed a black Florida teenager named Trayvon Martin in a highly publicized February 2012 altercation. Before long, “Black Lives Matter” became a rallying cry for writers, public speakers, celebrities, demonstrators, and even rioters who took up the cause of demanding an end to what Black Lives Matter terms the “virulent anti-Black racism” that “permeates our society.” The core message within itself is not a bad thing except for the fact that it’s 2016 and you have to remind certain folk that your life matters. I guess you have to remind them that Black Fathers Matter as well.
Even though Black Lives Matter has been around since 2013, it wasn’t until last week that I decided to go to their website and what I found was alarming. As I was reading their vision of 12 Guiding Principles,..........To Read More Click HERE
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