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As Buffalo, New York, mourns the loss of the 10 people killed Saturday in a racist rampage at a local grocery store in the heart of the city’s African American community, we get an update from longtime community activist and former mayoral candidate India Walton about the lack of attention to the structural issues that made the Black community vulnerable and the ineffectiveness of police. “My question is: What happens when the cameras leave? How do we continue to support the people who have been negatively impacted?” says Walton. “What decreases gun violence, particularly in places like East Buffalo, is going to be good living wage jobs, affordable housing, a quality education and access to the basic needs that this community has lacked for so long.”
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49 thoughts on “Buffalo: India Walton on the Racist Massacre & Community’s Need for Gun…”
What would have gun control have done to stop a coward. The way I see this where we're the people that should have had guns to shoot back. In Charlottesville the person drove a car into the crowd I don't here anyone talking about car control.
Why do we have an American Congress applauding support for the Ukranian Nazi Militants in ASOV forces, this shooter had Nazi paraphernalia like New Zealand's mass shooter from Australia, seen parading around publicly with a Nazi armband at a rally attended by an Australian Senator also wearing a Nazi armband. Why hasn't the media amplified these links.
That 911 operator should not be working in that facility should lose her job
I don't understand they gave him water to drink the police treats him like he was the one who was hurt
He didn't shoot down gang members…he shot down working law abiding citizens and a 30 yr veteran cop.
American's don't let them take your guns!!!! The gov are trying to disarm you, if you give up the guns you might as well put the chains on yourselves… 😪
Action is impossible from the bipartisan regime. They arm wars, they don't disarm Americans. Learn to like death for everyone.
Our community needs protective status, an anti black hate crime bill and monetary investments that are allocated exclusively and specifically for and to Foundational Black Americans ("here's your reparations " on his gun) and black people!!!
The reasons why America has more murders than all countries put together is what?
Because they have hundreds of millions of guns in circulation. This is inevitable. Anyone who wants a gun is probably mentally ill, because if you need a gun to live safely? Move to where you don’t need one. It is a white supremacist law.
God Bless India, RIP Katherine 🙏🏽
How mny innocent black, brown,and minorities people have to b killed by racist white supremacist,evil, and heartless people. It's getten too ridiculous!
Just vote for local stuff that affects you black people
Nobody voting for Joe biden unless something changes black George floyd billing anti lynching bill reparations
I feel bad for my people… but yet again they're ready to forget and forgive before the court date….so good luck with the talks
The whites in the US has decimated the native Americans by conducting a genocide which continues till date. They have been engaged in slavery of blacks and non-whites in the US continue to face racism and abuse and the non whites are the most marginalized communities in the US. There is institutional racism and there is racism in society. The UN charter of fundamental human rights was created in 1948 but race segregation laws remained in effect until the late 1960s and several institutions across the US still have racial segregation in place. USA and Ukraine are the only two countries who voted against the resolution, entitled "Combating Glorification Of Nazism, Neo-Nazism And Other Practices That Contribute To Fueling Contemporary Forms Of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, And Related Intolerance". The former leader of Azov, Andrew Biletsky had said in 2010 that the nation’s mission was to “lead the white races of the world in a final crusade… against Semite-led Untermenschen [subhumans]”. Not to forget the countries it has invaded and destroyed around the world are not limited to Korea, Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Libya and more. The US continues to bully nations in the global south and the human rights records of the US is appalling!
Most things that I said when I talk when I talk it don't come out correct
That's the same thing twice supremacist same thing as the police they all work together
Why can't you do something about it you supposed to be the president show your power
Guns don't kill people, people do! There is no such thing as gun violence, only people violence. Take all the guns away and people wil still kill. Knifes, baseball bats, bombs, chairs, ect.. Are you going to take all those away too? You need people control. Oh Wait, thats to hard. You might as well just kill us all and be done with it. I forgot, depopulation is your end game. Well, you first!
God for bid you morn for black on black crime !..this is name calling and reverse racism !
You people are RACIST AF if you're not talking about a ANTI BLACK HATE CRIME BILL! 🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾🖕🏾
Move to Chicago ! It's big enough for 13 percent of anything !
We as black people need to come MORE together to help one another. NOBODY CARES FOR BLACK PPL ! WE HAVE TO DO THAT !! Government WILL DO NOTHING !!!
They need to give reparations to the ADOS (American Descendants Of Slave) let the black community put the price tag of how much each black citizens should be paid not white. And write legislation to make hate crimes carry over 25years in prison and up. Plus education for all black citizens. Fix the judicial system and policing. Give black people a living wage and end racial income inequality.
We are not African disrespectful. Well Buffalo people who ask for that should have that. But black folk grass roots want reparations and a anti black hate crime bill flat out.
Such depth of hatred of Peoples of Color will eventually destroy the United States. Incidentally, 91% of the entire World are Peoples of Color. That World is now acutely aware of this horrendous hate committed by the 9%.
China, India, Africa and South America; this horror of racial hatred and gun violence in the U.S. are now becoming aware of this American societal cancer via Social Media.
Heyward Patterson. Say His Name.
India is right. This multiple murderer wore a bullet proof vest to prey on & kill mostly senior citizens. He was brought to court wearing a government issued bullet proof vest. Why is there so much effort to protect this killer & lack of protection for his victim? How is it armed mass murderers are always "apprehended" & unarmed motorists are routinely murdered while reaching for their phones, wallets or vehicle registrations.
It's NOT GUN CONTROL it's RACISM & TERRORISM
Just finished reading the killing of crazy horse and understanding these killings in the light of that book is instructive in how long the white Americans have been replacing people of colour based on racism.
All major poll numbers indicate that the majority of Americans wouldn't even consider pissing on Joe Biden's head if his hair was on fire 🔥…
New York state has some of thee most strict gun control laws in the nation. They did nothing to prevent this. Stop acting like more gun control is gonna solve the f'ing problems we have with mental health, child abuse victims, prescription/illegal drug addicts, and other misc issues that cause people to commit these atrocities. Stop making it harder for perfectly sane, law abiding citizens to arm themselves so they don't have to wait on law enforcement to come save them from some crazy maniacal racist mass shooter. During those crucial seconds, cops are minutes away. Enough already! Embrace the 2nd Amendment, and protect yourself. That is your responsibility.
The same white politicians come and tell the same sweet talks and the same black people believe them, how will you get any justice when you keep supporting the same politicians with ties with white supremacy?
Every white politicians, law enforcements, or government have ties with white supremacy, that is why they never pass any laws to make it illegal and make white supremacy domestic terrorist, Joe Biden said there is no place for white supremacist in America, Joe Biden been in politics for over 50 years, he knows who they are, he sits with them, America is the place, and the media knows who they are they make donation and support white supremacy, when will black people wake up and stop relying on the same people who are committed to destroy you.
PEACE & BLESSINGS TO ALL OF THE VICTIMS', THEIR FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITY IN THIS ATROCIOUS ATTACK!
SYSTEMIC CHANGE & WORLDWIDE EDICTS MUST BE LEGISLATED, ENACTED AND COMBATED TO END THESE CONTINUOUS ATTACTS ON ONNOCENT BLACK VICTIMS!
THE MOST HIGH, THE KRST. OUR BELOVED ACESTORS ♥️ RIPP
YES. WHITE SUPREMACY IS A POISON, BUT WHAT ARE THOSE EMPOWERED TO PROVIDE LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL REPEATEDLY FALLEN BY 🤔 THE WAYSIDE IN THIS LAND???
WITH ALL DUE RESPECT, WE NEED MORE THAN PLATITUDES, WE NEED ACTION; NOW!!!
FAMILIES NEED TO BE COMPENSATED FOR THE UNWARRENTED MURDERS OF THEIR LOVED ONES FOR THE NEEDLESS AND UNJUSTIFIED AND UNPROVOKED MURDERS THAT OCCURRED!!!
Corporations are the problem who do think are in control of them.
AS ANCESTOR BOB MARLEY. RIPP POIGNANTLY SINGS: "HOW LONG SHALL THEY KILL OUR PROPHETS WHILE WE STAND ASIDE AND LOOK?
SOME SAY IT'S JUST A PART OF IT; WE HAVE GOT TO FULFILL THE BOOK!
SYSTEMIC CHANGE IS INDEED ONE OF THE REMEDIES, BUT 🤔 LOOK AT HOW LONG THAT HAS TAKE IN THESE ALEGEDLY UNITED STATES: MORE THAN 😳 400 YEARS!!!
WHY IS DISPARATE TREATMENT THE NORM IN THIS LAND & 🌎 WORLD???
KNOW YE NOT THAT IT IS WRITTEN: "WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH, THAT SHALL HE REAP."
NO. THAT IS NOT
IT IS A FACT!"
Black people got no political representation, that's the biggest problem. The CBC do no good for the Black Communities.
Why did India walton say she had to be careful with her Words. That white supremacist was not careful who he shot.
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We need an ANTI BLACK HATE CRIME BILL immediately not gun control. As a matter of fact, Black folks need to carry more guns and protect themselves as the government cares less if we are assassinated.
How can we continue to say this is a democratic county … when there is absolutely No protection for Black life
It’s great to know that Buffalo is standing together now Stand Up and Fight for You Rights ….. stop with all the forgiveness…. That’s why many white folks look at us like we stupid because they are killing us when we walk, jog, sleep, driving, at the grocery stores and we just take it……. When is enough enough …. Let’s stop talking about it everybody knows what WS is , how it’s breed continually….. so Yes let’s change legislation!
May the god of all be comfort your family during these painful times May all these beautiful people that die may the beautiful souls rips in the garden of roses💕💐🥀🌷🌻🌹🌺🌸🌼❤️
All this could have been avoided if biden added us to the anti-asian hate crime bill! We need our own bill! And biden needs to do more to protect black people!
Black people need to demand a anti-black hate crime bill just like the asian community got. 😒 were the ones they kill indiscriminately and if the cops are racist they get away with it with a slap on the wrist and paid administrative leave then firing and a settlement,by then black people are dead! When white supremacist kill us in mass shootings they treat them nice and take them alive after they murdered us. If the roles were reversed they wouldn't take us alive we would be shoot a million times! The anti-black hate crime bill would protect us and make the punishment a hate crime punishable by the law! The justice system needs to change as well! The racists cops need to be vetted if their social media 🙄 is racist don't hire them! America needs to do adjustments to this systemic racism 😒 fast. We are Americans and we deserve protection from our government! We fought and died for this country too!
I hope she do run for office,her thinking is spit on fir the people of Buffalo. My Condolences to the Family 💔
The B1ack community MUST now expect an Anti-B1ack law to pass easily through legislation. If the government cannot perform this action, it is derelict in its duty and inept for the country.
Black people don't need gun control. We need the same protections this government just gave the Asians. We need an anti hate bill and Reparations! Biden isn't our friends.
God told you that we would have to go to our enemies for our want and our need of all things. In our "hunger and our thirst", in our nakedness. This is exactly what He was telling us about. Stop looking at the devil and calling him your friend, comrade, associate, your a alike. He is not your friend! God said He hated me, and he will hate you too. Once we as a people acknowledge the devil for who he is and stop being bamboozled by him and his money, he won't be able to get anywhere near us without a warning going off inside our hearts and minds. Trust the truth of God over the traditions of men!!
This event will transpire again.What we as African Americans need to do is prepare ourselves.. Believe me ! It will happen again.This time it might be worse then the first time.. Wake up! Black people Wake up!