Saturday, December 15, 2012

The Forgotten Things

A thought after having read James Baldwin's The Devil Finds Work: 

Forgotten things are undone! 

Indeed the Devil is not unemployed! Along the way he is assisted in his work endeavors by men. These men allow the devil to use them to commit the most heinous acts and unspeakable crimes against humanity. The mall shootings in Organ; the school shootings in CT, reminds me of the act of forgetting, the disappearing act, America likes to perform after the worst of anything has passed.

Puff.....Poof....... all...... gone!

Because of the healthy disrespect towards history and facts and truth that abides in certain segments of America-Americans forget! As a result, we, in America keep living the same nightmare over again and again.

School Shootings
Mall Shootings
Shooting Chicago's children
Shooting black children
Black males lynched by guns: walking home from stores
sitting in the back seat of vehicles 
Police bullet lynch black, elderly Veteran in his home
Luby's shooting
Movie theater massacre 
Postoffice shootings
Gym shootings
University massacre
Urban shootings
Suburban shootings
It's everywhere
And there is no escape
For we are America
We are Society

Guns are/have become weapons of mass destruction; they do not belong on our streets; they do not belong in the hands of ordinary citizens.  Guns especially automatic rifles must be heavily regulated!

When will we in America REMEMBER and change the nightmare into a dream, one that includes all Americans?

If we simply turn our heads and hearts and return to our lives after the hype around the CT school shootings, we will become undone again because the forgotten things are undone!

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