By Ms. Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief
The Mid-South Tribune
Memphis made headlines across the nation with the murder of teacher and mother Eliza Fletcher who was killed while jogging in the East Memphis area in the vicinity of the University of Memphis, usually considered a safe neighborhood. A few days later, a killing spree which took the lives of four was being streamed live via Facebook. What these murders have in common is the Black Thug and a Black community which continues to accept and protect the Black Thug, even at the cost of their children, seniors, hard-working citizens and others.
When Black folks march and wage war on the police under the banner of Defund the Police, unfortunately it is usually on behalf of a Black Thug. Yes, even George Floyd. Yes, we hate what happened to Floyd and can empathize how he was killed as any human being ought to feel another’s pain, but at the end of the day the bad apple policemen were held accountable. However, the Black Thug doesn’t feel any empathy when he kills and maims his victims. He doesn’t care that he has taken the life of a baby or throws a victim off a subway platform to be plowed under by a train; he doesn’t feel anything when he knocks someone in the head and leaves him comatose; he doesn’t feel anything when he shoots randomly into a house killing innocent victims; he doesn’t care when he rapes women and children. There was nil coverage that Floyd had held a gun to the stomach of a pregnant woman. Floyd, like so many other Black Thugs, has been elevated to sainthood. Is it not true? Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Jesse Jackson and other Black ministers come out in droves when it comes to praising the Black Thug as Good, Wonderful, Perfect angels in their Sunday pulpits or marching to protest White police brutality. Rev. Warnock, a Democrat U.S. Senator running for reelection, is the pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church which was once pastored by The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rev. Senator Warnock like so many of his Black Democrat minister colleagues has not condemned the Black Thug, BLM, Marxism, Antifa, or socialism. Why? Because it goes against the Democrat Party’s agenda to change America into socialism. This is a party where the word ‘God’ was initially taken out of its platform, where ‘Honor thou Father and Mother’ has been reduced to replacing the word ‘father’ with ‘non-birthing person’ and the word ‘mother’ with ‘birthing person’. The Democrats’ latest WOKE move is to do away with the words of ‘mother’ and ‘father’ altogether in the same spirit as they did during slavery when the family was totally dismantled, when Blacks became livestock and there was no need for parents (a condition symptomatic in ALL slavery). Yes, even these Black VIP ministers no longer worship God Almighty but the Golden Almighty Donkey.
Let us bow our heads and praise the Black Thug. Let us also praise George Soros, the Patron Saint of Black Thugs, as he spreads his billions to purchase district attorneys, mayors, judges, Woke secretaries of state—what have you.
You see, we don’t see any outrage and marches when Black victims and other victims are killed. If a Black Thug is killed, he will get headlines and the press will carry his sorry story on a biblical level so that he can receive sympathy and understanding because of his Black skin and that society did not do him right. He will have BLM (a Marxist organization supported by Black elites and academia), Antifa, NAACP, and the Democrat Party fighting for him as they get rich from the chaos they create on his behalf. Think about it. Nary a member of any Black Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), a Black Democrat, or a White Democrat has come out to condemn the Black Thug. Consummate Socialist and Democrat Bernie Sanders has not come out to condemn the Black Thug, instead Bernie boy advocates for Black Thugs to be released from every prison in the U.S.A. Bernie the Socialist doesn’t care because he gets to go back to one of his three multi-million-dollar houses, including one in Martha’s Vineyard. America’s first Black Vice President, a ‘birthing person’, has not come out to condemn the Black Thug. Nary any Black Democrat mayor or officeholder has come out to condemn the Black Thug. Why not, you ask? Black crime has become the Democrat Party’s weapon to advance socialism, and in paraphrasing Cong. James Clyburn of the Congressional Black Caucus, ‘the United States must be completely destroyed and remade.’ Remade into what? Thug haven? Thug heaven? Sanctuary for socialist Democrat elites to have a one-party system?
Floyd, like so many Black thugs, has been elevated to sainthood and the excuse to tear down Black-owned businesses, burn down neighborhoods, the local Walgreen’s and other pharmaceutical businesses where no one can even get a prescription filled, grocery stores, McDonald’s and other restaurants. So, if you were employed at any of these places or saved up to buy a nice house, your needs have been subjugated to the Black Thug.
Now, let us bow our heads and praise the Black Thug.
We agree with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland in his assessment: ”The people of our city were confronted with the type of violence no one should have to face. Ezekiel Kelly was charged with criminal attempted first degree murder but pled guilty in April of 2021 to the lesser charge of aggravated assault. He was sentenced to three years, but only served 11 months and was released on March 16, 2022 – less than 6 months ago. These evil actions show why truth in sentencing is a must, and we should do all we can to make our city safe. We should not be terrorized by anyone who wants to strike fear in our hearts and take away what we love about Memphis. We must unite around this principle and stand up to the challenge of violent crime in our city. If Mr. Kelly served his full 3-year sentence, he would still be in prison today and 4 of our fellow citizens would still be alive.”
We don’t give a damn about being politically correct: Ezekiel Kelly is a Black Thug who has been elevated to Black mass murderer, and the way it’s going, Kelly is on his way to sainthood by a liberal Woke press. Maybe this is the reason he’s smiling in his mugshot. Strickland did right to use the adjective ‘evil’ in describing this demon. Perhaps ‘evil’ should be extended to a press which is no longer about the Fourth Estate and Code of Journalism Ethics but about being a branch of what has become the Democrat Socialist Party.
We also highly commend U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty on introducing the Restoring Law and Order Act.
Sen. Blackburn stated: “We need to increase funding for law enforcement, root out weak on crime prosecutors and judges, and keep violent criminals locked up. Senator Hagerty and I are introducing the Restoring Law and Order Act to ensure state and local law enforcement agencies have the resources needed to combat violent crime and improve the processing of DNA evidence such as rape kits. It is sad that in Washington, Democrats have made heroes out of criminals and turned police officers into villains. The defund the police movement is demanding compassion for criminals, but not their innocent victims. Senator Hagerty and I believe we must fund, not defund, the police and are proud to Back the Blue. This legislation will provide much-needed resources to our brave law enforcement officers so they can hunt down violent criminals and keep Tennesseans safe.”
Yes, there was a time in the Black neighborhood in the thickest of Jim Crow when the blackest of criminal would not murder or maim a child, attack a senior, or even rob a church.
Getting rid of Black crime is now the duty of Black fathers and Black men to protect their families, neighborhoods, and the City of Memphis. Do we care how old-fashioned this sounds? We do not. When Antifa and BLM activists were heading out to destroy a Black middle-class suburb outside of Chicago, the Black men came out in droves, parked their cars as a blockade, and BLM and Antifa hightailed it out. No coverage of that, except on a local level. Why? Because these were Black men protecting their families and homes. They were real men who knew how to kick real ass. They epitomized the fabric of what the Black community used to be about: Dignity, hard work, raising families, making careers, entrepreneurship, education, and faith. These are the building stones of a safe society regardless of race, color, or creed.
The face of crime is Black. That is the scalding reality. Deal with it.
Policemen are not the enemy of the Black community, but rather Black Democrat politicians, BLM, Antifa, CRT-teachers, the Democrat Party, Woke Corporate America, and White holier-than-thou liberals and socialists all of whom have made Black victimhood a commodity. They are making millions and/or having millions donated to them on their façade of “Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity” which is a bunch of bull for Blacks to accept mediocrity, victimhood, crime, and self-inflicted genocide.
Black citizens, especially Black men, must work in conjunction with the Memphis Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. They must stop crime in its infancy by getting rid of Woke germ-ridden CRT teachers. CRT is no more than a reemergence of Black Codes which made it a crime for Blacks to learn to read and write.
Black citizens, especially Black men, must demand that Black politicians, Black lawmakers, and the judiciary to do their duty and lock away the Black trash. Black citizens must demand of their Black politicians that they must put first their Black constituents before politics of the Democratic Party.
Black people are their own problem in the 21st Century, and must now stand up and stand for law and order to protect babies, children, and women—to protect the future. Time for Black men to Black man-up and embrace their role as men and not as ‘non-birthing persons’. Freud is famous for his quote of “What do women want?” If he were to return to a 21st Century, he would ask: “What do Blacks want?” The 1964 Civil Rights Bill made segregation illegal. Even the Irish who at one time endured such signs as “No Irish Need Apply” or “No Irish or Dogs Allowed” has moved into the 21st Century. The Hispanic American has, the Native American has, the Asian American has. What else do Blacks want? Freud is speechless.
America can no longer afford Black crime or any other crime; America can no longer afford Whites who suffer with White Guilt. Guilt from what? From being born when you were born? From being born the color you were born?
We commend the work of the Shelby Crime Commission in its statement: “In the past few weeks, we have seen extensive media coverage of a number of highly productive, gifted, committed Memphians who have lost their lives to violence. Many others who did not receive as much coverage have been victims of senseless violence in our community as well. When will this stop, and what are we doing to curtail the unacceptable level of violence? We do have a 5-year Safe Community Action Plan which, taken together and if implemented correctly, can have a significant positive impact on our level of crime. (See the entire plan at https://memphiscrime.org). During this first year of the plan, we have already succeeded in getting a number of steps implemented. The key will be follow up.”
The Crime Commission will hold a community meeting on September 29 at First Baptist Church Broad at 2835 Broad Avenue in Memphis, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://memphiscrime.org
We further concur with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland on his statement: “Our judicial system is too often a revolving door. A citizen emailed me today- ‘until/unless there are real consequences for criminal behavior, it will continue.’ I agree 100%. We need the courts and additional state laws to stop this revolving door and I need the public to make their voices heard by those decision makers. I want to thank the Men and Women of our Memphis Police Department, and all the supporting law enforcement agencies who supported in capturing the suspect tonight, and aided in the search for Liza Fletcher earlier this week. This has been a painful week in our city, but I have hope for Memphis, I have love for Memphis, I know that united …. we will endure.”
It is time for Black citizens who must like those citizens of the Wild West come to terms that without safety there is no justice. Without safety, there is no peace. Without safety, there is no progress. Without safety, there is no life.