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This news report is important because it contains several key issues that are relevant to the major challenges that are present WITHIN the Black community. I empathize with these community members. They are home owners who simply seek "safe streets" in the neighborhood that they have invested in.
Unfortunately too many of these same residents are seeking to leverage techniques that were honed from "The Civil Rights Movement" to address an antagonist that is not external. The assailing force which has brought them out of their home for the television cameras came from within their own eco-system.
The one man in the video suggests that other members of the community should join with him and be "shouting and jumping up and down". Unfortunately this is not a direct "human resource management " technique. Instead it is a ritual.
Protests and "jumping up and down" are messages sent to an oppressive power. The community stands as one to show this external POWER that they are stronger together as a fist than as individual fingers. When the threat is from an internal source these techniques don't quite work. How does one protest against "Street Pirates"? Where is their headquarters building where the march should take place?
The young Black males who are threatening to this community, thus functioning like "Street Pirates", were indoctrinated from internal forces to the community. Some of us are more inclined to believe that their present fate was cast from slavery instead of the "benign neglect" that the community who was charged with the obligation to set the limits within which these young Black males were to operate. In as much as these young males were born after 1992 rather than 1892 a stronger case can be made that the obfuscation toward "slavery" is yet another example of the cognitive dissonance that allowed these young human resources that were being nurtured under their own tutelage to fall astray. Instead of a case were the community leadership is made fully aware of the responsibility that is placed upon their backs as THE ESTABLISHMENT, they are comforted because the prevailing line within the Black community is that we are indeed "history's victims" thus providing us with an outlet that presents a greater demand for introspection to more affirmatively correct our course.