Black American in Ghana Rashad McCrorey Shares Experience with Authorities in America and the Only Real Way to Create Modification.
Hatred in My Heart
One night in 2019, throughout Ghana’s Year of Return celebrations, I remember walking with a Ghanaian coworker as we were on our method to my hotel space after we departed Reggae Night at La Badi beach. A Ghanaian patrol car pulled up to us and innocently asked how we were doing. My Ghanaian associates reacted, however I did not state a word. I keep in mind crossing my arms, I took a half step back and my faced frowned. My body movement absolutely closed. I remember believing to myself just how much I dislike authorities. The cops officer took a look at me a little confused and angered however I didn’t not care, I hate police officers. My colleague understanding me extremely well looked at me and said “oh, Rashad, the police here are our buddies. I understand Black Americans have a different experience in America, however here in Ghana our authorities help us. Here, when cops ask us how we are doing, they are really just asking”. I acknowledge his words, said sorry to the officers and continued to have a nice conversation.
In Black America, when the authorities ask you any questions, it is clear sign of threat; in most cases, it’s far too late once the cops in America begin asking questions. Police in America only ask Black Americans questions if they currently concluded that you are guilty, or they will make certain they will discover a method to make you guilty.
The Genuine America Recent protest and video proof of George Floyd functions as a grim tip of the everyday treatment of Black Americans in the United States. You will find your share of Black Americans who state not all cops are bad, or not all white people are bad. You will likewise find a little number of whites who really do care about Black lives. I think a lot of the current white protestors are only aiming to get Donald Trump out of workplace and care very little about a Black life. From my experience, they are simply as lots of liberal LGBTQ activist in America who are racist than they are conservative Christians protesting abortions who are racist. They are racist white feminist and racist white environmentalist who vote liberal throughout the board but actively practice racism. I have actually schooled with a great deal of these liberal racist, I have actually listened to them talk in class.
Any King, President, or Prime Minister speaking, tweeting or announcing their support for Black Americans does not comfort me. They all know the only method to assist Blacks in America is to fight vigorously for the United Nations to intercede on behalf of Black Americans. The United Nations should step in on the grounds that the treatment of Blacks in American is a Human Rights offense. These violations consist of the jail industrial complex, police cruelty, instructional and environment injustices, real estate discrimination, and redlining among numerous other human rights infractions. Not civil rights, but human rights. Civil in not a thing or an individual, the term human rights must become everyday vocabulary for reconstruction of America’s racist system. Black’s needs to be thought about human and not a term “civil” in order for there to be methodical altered. As long as the term civil is used, the United Nations can not and willingly will not step in. A lot of countries hesitate of America’s military, nevertheless, a true humanitarian effort can develop methodical restoration under the right political situations with no bloodshed.
I ask my Ghanaian brethren to bear in mind these moments in history simply a year after the year of return. Keep in mind the African history of imperialism and manifest destiny. Remember apartheid in South Africa. Remember why we celebrate 6 March festivities. When police cruelty in America once again is old news like it became old news in 2014. Those who remember will be blessed.