Brittney Griner just got sentenced to 9 years in Russian jail for having a couple of vape cartridges of cannabis oil… and fined 1 million rubles to boot. 😐 These are my thoughts concerning that.
There is too much going on in the world for Russia (of all people) trying to hold someone for possibly having a couple of cartridges of cannabis. If they paid as much attention to their athletes with steroids, they would be doing something productive with their time.
America is weak. Send a message directly to the Russian people and say, “Okay, bet… when you guys come to America, you can look forward to a nice search of your shit too.” Granted that might make most of them happy because they actually want to stay here, make it clear that they can thank Putin for the complimentary thoroughness. You would think they’d want to improve their relations, but I guess they’ve got something to prove.
Thought 3. [From Left Field]
It seems black folk and people of color get the worst deals no matter where we are. There are several Billion more people of color (and their allies) that stack up against the bad actors of the world and we need to start demanding better.
I’m not impressed with American leadership, nor am I impressed with other leaders around the world. We could be doing so much better. So what I’m suggesting is… somehow; some way we need to have a “joining of the people”—the common citizenry that corrects the bumbling of nation leaders when they occur. It only takes the effort of brave and moral people to make the difference. Live by the motto of treating others fairly, as you would want to be treated and keep it moving. The world is a shitty place right now. Only because good people have not stepped up to make a difference. It’s time for that change to come.
✊🏾 Bring Brittney home.
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