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Why #BlueLivesMurder Is Trending

Someone is always at fault. Here is why I think #BlueLivesMurder is trending.

Why #BlueLivesMurder Is Trending

We live in a world where blame is easy. Lately, people on Facebook have started to make a video go viral of two white officers and a black male. In this video, the black male is killed. Obviously, I do not know the backstory and no one will really know what truly happened here.

I am just saddened by all the hate and harsh comments flooding the internet. People saying #AllLivesMatter or #BlackLivesMatter and lastly, #BlueLivesMurder.

No one is perfect. If we all could see everyone in black and white, there would be no gray areas onto who was right and who was wrong. (Unless that is racist) There will always be the bad cop and there will always be a good cop. There will always be a good citizen and bad citizen. Color doesn't affect that. End of story.

Besides the racism and Police officers in question, have you ever took a moment and looked at the person behind the camera? Look at the person behind the video filming Police Officers. They are creating clips just short enough for you not to see the whole scenario. The young kid who got pulled over for speeding rolls down his window and starts disrespecting a cop just for the thrill of it. Hoping to capture something on camera to disregard what is truly happening. There will always be a few bad cops out there but that isn't every cop. We have men and women who put on a uniform to protect and serve their communities. They never know when their last day will be. They choose this career selflessly to help others. They don't deserve to be disrespected, cursed at, spit on, and called ugly names. "F12, Skunk, Pigs" are so rude. Literally, they are people too. Behind the uniform, they are a mom, sister, dad, brother, uncle, etc. They choose to do this for you and me.

All lives matter. How often do you see a black officer and a black man going at it trending on Facebook? Or a white cop and white women? It doesn't matter. People want the thrill of creating drama and argument just to feel good about themselves. I cannot speak for the bad cops but I can speak for myself.

I am truly thankful for the men and women who serve us. The Black/White/Hispanic/Chinese/etc Police Officer, EMT, Firefighter, Nurses, etc.

They are our communities lifeline. Everyone has someone in some sort of line of duty. Quit getting all hyped bc everyone else is. Take a moment and truly think "What really happened?" and stay out of it. Let the Courts settle injustice and if they can't do it, leave it to God.

The bible even says, "Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written: "It is mine to avenge; I will repay," says the Lord." — Romans 12:19

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