Tip went to Instagram last night (October 12) to blow up on Prator for evoking slavery.
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Ok guys,now this is systemic oppression. He's admittedly incentivized to keep non violent offenders incarcerated for longer periods of time for the advantage of cheap labor. That incentivizes the police to be overtly heinous & excessive in their pursuit of more people to arrest. This also incentivizes the judges to eagerly hand out egregious amounts of time to low level offenders. This is what being black in America amounts to. Make no mistake ladies & gentlemen… THIS IS SLAVERY!!! The thirteenth amendment clearly states that slavery is abolished,UNLESS in prison. Therefore,the alternative to slavery,was covertly finding ways to continue slavery. THATS WHY all systems are set up to send US to prison. And THATS WHY it's called "Systemic Oppression". Anybody who debates this may as well pick up a tiki torch & get out there wit the rest of the #Facist #NeoNazzi #LilDicksters YOU ARE THE PROBLEM!!!! Thanks. #USorELSE
The Louisiana sheriff ultimately spoke during a press conference about keeping all prisoners locked up to perform labor duties.
A Louisiana sheriff faced a torrent of criticism Thursday after video surfaced in which he touted the importance of keeping “good” prisoners incarcerated to perform money-saving menial labor, comments some said depicted a form of modern-day slavery. The controversy comes as a state with a notoriously large incarcerated population begins to implement a series of prison reforms. (Washington Post)
Along with T.I., the comments have sparked social media’s attention.
Oh my god, the fact that he is so comfortable describing men like property is disgusting
— Lamii Moivi Kromah (@lamiikromah) October 12, 2017
If it looks like slavery, sounds like slavery, and the logic of slavery is used verbatim to justify it, then it's slavery.
— Jacob Quick (@jacoblquick) October 12, 2017
A large number of prisoners are set to be released next month.
According to the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, 1,400 prisoners will be released from state custody on Nov. 1. Sheriff Prator said at the news conference that more than 60 of them would be released from the Caddo Correctional Center. Louisiana has long had the highest rate of incarcerated people per capita of any state in the country. (New York Times)