Against violence 

Some thoughts about the violence we live with and other choices

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I am against violence…

I am against the threat that some people live with everyday because of the color of their skin. Being black should not be dangerous and it is. Others have found because of their cultural background, their financial status, their disability or the labels placed upon them by others they also live in dangerous spaces.

I am against the violence of politicians who tell us hatred and anger are common sense and use the conflicts among us to further their political ambitions. I am against the violence of politicians or any so-called leader who would tell that we need to fear those different than us and be prepared to strike them before they threaten us.

I am against the violence of those who would treat others as less because of their race, their faith, their gender or living situation. They are a cancer on this…

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