White leftists in East Village, NY tell Ami Horowitz that Black residents would be much better off without police. But Black residents in East Harlem say that would be suicide, that criminals would run rampant:
While you’ve got all these White leftists talking about how much they hate the police and how ‘disgusting’ they are, Black residents in East Harlem say most cops aren’t bad and that they desperately need them. One Black man said he wouldn’t feel safe if the NYPD were abolished.
This reminds me of a video from Tupac back in the early 90s. Not sure if I’ve posted it here, but he makes the argument that Black people need protection from the ‘criminal element’ too:
Tupac said we need the police too!!👇” The same crime element that white people fear we fear” We defend ourselves from the same crime element they are scared of!” pic.twitter.com/nd4GqTmkUa
— Michael J Armstrong Jr “Little Mike” (@LittleMike1977) June 16, 2020
Now technically I think he was talking about guns here and not necessarily the police. But his point is clear, that Black residents are just as scared of the same ‘criminal element’ that scare White people, and that it’s worse because they live with them in the ‘hood’ and thus need protection.
So all of these White leftists in New York sneering about the police and how Black residents would be better off without the police, doesn’t that come from a place of ‘White privilege’? I mean that’s what the left says all the time about White people, so I’m just trying to apply their rules…