The resentment as the chairman of the NAACP chapter says that after the ambush shooting of two LA deputies ‘there is no such thing as a blue life’ and says ‘your career is a choice, I don’t have blackness’
- Talbert Swann is a Pentecostal bishop and head of a Massachusetts NAACP group
- On Sunday, he dismissed the slogan ‘Blue Life Matter’ by tweeting.
- The phrase was being used in light of the shooting of two sheriffs in LA on Saturday
- Social media users expressed anger over Swan’s tweet
The president of a Massachusetts chapter of the NAACP expressed his displeasure after the LA sheriff ‘proclaiming that there is no such thing as a blue life’ after the shooting.
Bishop Talbert Swan, a Pentecostal preacher from Springfield, Massachusetts, tweeted Saturday evening after two officers were ambushed in Compton, Los Angeles.
He said, ‘There is no such thing as BLUE LIVES …’ ‘Stop comparing your job to my life … your career is a choice, I don’t know. #BlackLivesMatter #BlueLivesMatter ‘
Bishop Talbert Swann, a Pentecostal preacher from Springfield, Massachusetts and president of the local NAACP chapter, tweeted his disapproval of ‘Blue Life Matter’ on Sunday.
With the response to Swan’s tweet on Sunday, his views were criticized
Swann spoke of the ‘hypocrisy’ of protecting the militia, which killed BLM protesters in Wisconsin
He argued that there were double standards when shooting police and shooting protesters.
‘Something is wrong with America when whites cannot see the hypocrisy in expressing resentment and tweeting on #BlueLivesMatter, only during the 17 days two policemen were shot, which they appreciated and defended a white supremacist Took over $ 1 million, killing two #BLM protesters. ‘
Swann’s comments were ‘liked’ more than 35,000 times, but were also met with anger on social media.
‘Why can’t you understand that not all police are the same?’ Asked a person.
Another replied: ‘Such hatred, “Bishop”.
Another pointed out that the police choose to ‘protect and serve all’.
‘They run towards danger to save their black lives if they can. Think about that, and pray for them, ‘one said.
Another replied: ‘His JOB who puts his life in danger to protect your life!’
One Twitter user reported that police were essential to an orderly society, and was being ‘persecuted’.
He wrote: ‘But police is necessary for society. Thus their lives, such as doctors, teachers, etc. matter. And many people like to believe it or not, they are being persecuted recently. People chanting hope they die. It is not the same as BLM, but both are important today. ‘
Social media users attacked Swann on Sunday for his comments
On Sunday in Los Angeles, police continued to search for a black man, aged 28–30, who went to two depots in his car in Compton at 6:58 pm and shot them close.
One of the deputies, identified only as the 31-year-old mother of a six-year-old boy, is shot in the jaw and arms and is in critical but stable condition.
Another deputy, a 24-year-old man, was hit by bullets in the forehead, one arm and one arm. He is told to be cautious.
Nor have their names been released to the public.
Video released by the Los Angeles Sheriff Department depicts the moment a male suspect set fire to two depots at the Compton bus station
After shooting several rounds, the male escaped