It is no surprise that 2020 is a year of awakening. The 2019 Bush fires set ablaze Australia. Last week in amidst of a pandemic, America is ablaze with rage over another murder of a black man in the hands of yet another policeman.
A message popped up the group chat with a video of a police man kneeling his knee on the neck of an African-American man
‘I can’t breathe’ “Mama” “Mama” “Please stop”, he pleaded, while he gasped for air.
Bystanders on the side pleading the officer to get off him.
“His nose is bleeding.” “Please get off him.”
Until one bystander pointed out, ‘You’re enjoying this, aren’t you?”
After a few minutes, the arrested stopped breathing. Pleas escalated into desperate cries.
“Check his pulse.”
A few minutes later, the ambulance arrived, and a man’s lifeless body carried onto a stretcher. The video cuts there.
The deceased black man was George Floyd, and he is the catalyst of the ongoing protests and riot in all major American cities and around the world at this very moment. His killer is Derek Chauvin. There was three other police officer, including Asian- American did not intervene or stop Derek.Continue reading “The Exhausted Majority: There’s No Time For Apathy in 2020. #BlackLivesMatter”