Today I am lifting up Shyla Tre @highlyvibey on TikTok. Her video below calls for the end of the trope “Black on Black” crime. Crime happens in local communities and in our society most neighborhoods remain segregated. Therefore, victims of crime (of all races!) are often victimized by people of their own race. White victims of crime are most often violated by white perpetrators. She also highlights that crime has its roots in historic economic disenfranchisement and that disenfranchisement is rooted in white supremacy. Again, history matters.
I have given a donation to Shyla at Venmo: @ShylaTre. If you can, thank her for her constant labor and education.
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