Ray Lewis Explains His Problem with the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

In the video, Ray Lewis brings up black on black crime, and he feels #BLM activists should also focus on that issue as well as police brutality.

He says:

“Things that have run in the newspaper have disturbed me. I’m trying to figure out if black lives really matter. In Chicago alone, the murder rate has soared. 72 percent in 2016. 88 percent in the first three months of 2016 compared to last year. I’m trying to ask a question to an organization of black lives. If they really matter, then why not riot now?

“There was 141 murders this year. 82 murders last year. At the same time, I’m trying to figure out in my mind why no one is paying attention to black men killing men, why we always find ourselves as the victims…and we have the separation once again and we’re being victimized because of one bad white cop. Two bad white cops. Three white cops kill a young black brother. But everyday, we have black on black crime, killing each other.”

 

Check out the video below:

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7 comments

  1. He’s entitled to his opinion. But I think people should understand Black Lives Matter is about tackling police brutality. If you want an organization to fight black on black crime, start one yourself.

  2. He sounds just like those white trolls. Anyway if he’s really passionate about this, he can use his platform and start an organization to stop the violence in Chicago. Because that would be more effective and useful than making a video for Facebook likes.

  3. I’m pretty sure one of the biggest reasons the violence in Chicago is so high is because police have basically stopped patrolling these black neighborhoods. But I do agree we should be more independent and fix the problem ourselves. We need a totally different organization than Black Lives Matter. I’m not really feeling them as of late because they seem to do more on social media than in real life.

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