“I can’t breathe”. The sorrowful last words of George Floyd brought tears to many in the past few weeks. While people of all races across the world are screaming for justice for Black people, there still are quite a few who remain threatened by the colour of peoples’ skin!
According to a Special Report by Pierre Moore, the Chief Justice Correspondent for ABC News, the four officers arrested for Floyd’s death apparently intended to punish him because he was suspected of using a counterfeit twenty-dollar bill to buy cigarettes. Their excuse for brutality was possibly due to a petty crime.
Bias, racism, eugenics are just synonyms for hate. According to dictionary.com, Eugenics is the study of or belief in the possibility of improving the qualities of the human species or a human population, especially by such means as discouraging reproduction by persons having genetic defects or presumed to have inheritable undesirable traits (negative eugenics), or encouraging reproduction by persons presumed to have inheritable desirable traits (positive eugenics).