Of course they do! Let me simply put in here what I just wrote on a FaceBook posting:
I have tried, I really have, to find a way to embrace this movement. I simply cannot. Nearly all their principles come from the liberal / progressive agenda / playbook, and in reality, their fundamental beliefs place them in a socialist worldview akin to what Bernie Sanders believes.
My belief is in the Bible and Jesus Christ. Either we are all created equal, in God’s image, or none of us are. It’s that simple. GOD SHOWS NO FAVORITISM!
I cannot even believe this is true any longer in our society (black people are targeted for killing by police). It may have been the case in the past, and I am well familiar with history, though not an expert in “Black History” by any stretch, it’s just that in today’s world, many of us, and I have to believe the MAJORITY of us, have moved beyond racism and so on.
This opening statement from the BLM folks about what they believe is categorically untrue in my book. There is no “Targeting” for demise. Just patently untrue.
“Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise. ”
The proof was that article I published yesterday:
Yes, there may be some “Oppression” in terms of the use of force, that is bad I grant you, but definitely NOT when it comes down to actual killings by police. There is no difference between the number/percentage of black people killed by police accidentally / intentionally than any other ethnic group. It’s just not true.