Around town I have heard more people express concern over the potential loss by "Black folks" over the mayor's seat in Atlanta than comments mentioning the string of murders or violent assaults that has taken place over the past 5 days in Metro Atlanta.
Woman shot and killed in south DeKalb
AJC: Chinese food delivery woman shot in DeKalb
Sadly Politics have become an overlay in the lives of many Black people. The connection between promoting leaders into power and the question of the betterment of our lives has been severed. We have been tricked into playing in a 'team sport' but have forgotten why we stepped upon the playing field in the first place.