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Standing Up For You – A Letter to Minnow

Dear Minnow,

As will sometimes happen, I let you down last Sunday. We were at Guppy’s friend’s birthday party and you had fallen asleep. I was having a conversation with someone who identified as a cop. He explained how if one group of people (he called them “green people” so he could avoid calling them Black) committed 80% of the crimes, then they should be looked at as more likely to commit crimes. He talked about how lenient the system was for minorities compared to whites because no one wanted to be called a racist. He pontificated on how cops only arrested people when they saw a crime being committed, and how policies like stop and frisk were really good things. Continue reading Standing Up For You – A Letter to Minnow