I Have The Right To Live

Hi there my lovelies! Hope you guys are doing well and staying safe. Today I want to elaborate on of my experience in I had that still brings fear and tears in my life.

Last year we all witnessed the horrific death of George Floyd and the months of protest for justice. After a year, we finally saw justice for Floyd. I am not saying anything against law enforcement. The overwhelming majority of them are brave heroes who risk their lives every day to protect the community. Think about all the NYPD and NYFD heroes who ran into the burning towers and never came back. I will always honor them in my heart.

As a brown person, I never saw the unjust side of law enforcement. Well, growing up my parents always told us never to do anything that makes the police stop us. Always respect them and never give them a chance to stop you. Years later I met two amazing DC Metropolitan Police Department cops, my dad’s friends. If I had an ounce of fear in my heart, they erased that with their kindness. Their kindness towards us during their community patrol made them good friends of my dad.

Yeah, I have to admit that I don’t know what a black person may feel about law enforcement because I was very fortunate growing up. However, over 5 years ago one encounter has made me feel less than a human due to the color of my skin. I know my experience is nothing compared to what a black person may go through but it has scared me. I still remember my dad and I were standing in line at Starbucks waiting to order. We didn’t there was a white, blonde female cop in front of my dad while I was behind him. He was facing me and we were just talking. All of a sudden the cop started accusing my dad of hovering over her gun. I tried to tell her that my dad was not. He was just talking to me. However, she was just started escalating the situation as if my dad committed a huge crime. I tried to talk with my phone in front of me but dad just gestured me to lower my phone and stop talking.

There were kids and other people. Everyone was watching and didn’t say a thing. That day my dad was the calm one. People say that before death your whole life flashes in front of you. That day, while the whole thing was unfolding my life with my dad flashed in front of me. Even though my dad did not do anything, it was he who apologized to the cop and left the scene with me. When I asked him why he didn’t say anything, he told me there were scared kids there and nothing good was going to come.

That day, I had whole new respect for my dad. It was him who was calm and deescalated the situation, not the cop. My friends, I am not saying that my experience was anywhere close to a black person, but it was the first time I was made to feel less than a person due to the color of our skin. If anything happened to my dad that day I don’t know what I would have done. My parents instilled a sense of right and wrong in me and what happened that day was not right. Perhaps if my dad was white, the situation would have been different. I still think that the overwhelming majority of cops are great but the one side that my dad and I experienced that day, we never ever want anyone to experience.

The constitution said, “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” and “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” (Declaration of Independence). We the people have the right to live without being forced to feel less than a human.

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