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‘I was supposed to be dead’, says young man after being shot in the face by Military Police

Black Women of Brazil

22 year-old Marcos Fernando de Jesus Ferreira Junior was shot in face by Military Police in Rio 22 year-old Marcos Fernando de Jesus Ferreira Junior was shot in the face by Military Police in Rio

Note from BW of Brazil: It’s a sad  reality in Brazil. If you’re a black male and you’re stopped by Military Police, all you can do is hope for the best as too many stories have shown, the outcome can be tragic. Today’s situation is simply the latest in this history. The young man involved himself understood how it could have turned out. Of course there will be those who will say it was “just an accident”, but the point here would be, anytime one points a loaded weapon in another person’s face, the door has already been opened to tragedy. 

Police will be investigated for shooting a young man in the face; youth swallowed projectile

Police carried weapon that didn’t belong to the corporation and didn’t help the victim

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The Food Industry’s Dirty Little Secret

So true.

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I received so many comments on this blog (and personally) regarding blacks, food, illness and obesity, I decided to do a follow-up and go more in-depth. The food industry wants certain populations of this society terminated. And food, being the essence of life, is the perfect tool to accomplish that.

How many of you have noticed that McDonald’s has cleverly marketed the fast food giant in the direction of urban folks? Please take a look at this commercial:

This popular commercial aired in 1993 and sales soared! With a “church-sounding” band in the background and rich, famous basketball players competing for burgers, the Food Giant has subliminally convinced urban folks that the greasy, salty, high-calorie, low-in-nutrition food is “ok” for consumption. How very clever!

Even more clever…use it to promote athleticism:

This isn’t the first time the food industry has spent billions of dollars on clever strategies designed for the destruction of poor, urban people.

Along with soda, Popeye’s…

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