My stomach hurts so I'm looking for a purse to snatch
High poverty in black communities leads to a high demand in employment. Not only does that mean lowered wages for those who attain a job, but it also means many will remain jobless.
Both does with a low income job and does without a job at all will have to turn to alternative sources of income, such as crime. Several are caught, understandably, and if they are lucky enough to get out, they only go back to the world they came from, the one which left them nowhere to turn but to crime.
Therein lies the cyclic oppression of African- Americans. Not just the desperation to give incentive to crime, but also the hopelessness to give into it willingly, regardless of moral compass. “My stomach hurts so I’m looking for a purse to snatch”
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