So, The Executive Director of the Huntsville Housing Authority thought it would be a good idea to host a series of town halls for residents of public housing, the majority of whom are black, to prevent another #Ferguson from happening here.
Translation: We are going to teach you public housing residents how to be good Negroes.Lundy said Huntsville police will be on hand to talk about why officers might stop someone for questioning, and how those being questioned are expected to act.
This is the mentality and behavior that needs to addressed IMHOLundy said Huntsville Housing Authority employees plan to work with the police department to create a one-page list of "do's" and "don'ts" for teenagers who may encounter an officer."We want to it be trt of thing that mothers and aunts and grandmothers can disseminate to their children, and maybe hang on their refrigerator," he told AL.com Monday. "I've had that conversation with my son, but a lot of the youth we serve haven't had that discussion.""We're just trying to de-escalate what could occur."
South Florida police using photos of people for target practice. @NBC6 investigation At 6. #humantargets pic.twitter.com/0rhmveYrLQA Florida National Guard sergeant arrived at the shooting range on a Saturday last month for training and recognized her brother's 15-year-old booking photo among the bullet-riddled targets left behind by North Miami Beach police officers, the station said.
— Willard Shepard (@WillardNBC6) January 15, 2015
It doesn't matter how many things black mothers, aunts, and grandmothers hang on their refrigerators and disseminate to their children if police automatically assume they are criminals and are spooked by their very existence.
And they wonder why we fear the police?