Have the Sexting Talk to Save Your Child's Life

In America's thirst to fill the private prison systems that give jobs to rural white trash, lawmakers are taking aim at children, once again, using sexting as an excuse. The school-to-prison pipeline is not enough, now they have to prey on children's stages of puberty.

As a cover and a "sheet," their excuse is that sexting is considered child pornography thus it classifies as a criminal act. Never mind that the children involved are "just children," they have to attach adult crimes to something we all had curiosity about while growing up; Nudity.

"Sexting - the texting of sexual images - is increasingly common among teens, but in nearly half the U.S. the practice may hold an unexpected danger: in 23 states, sexting between teens is considered child pornography, which could potentially result in a 20-year prison term and mandatory registration as a sex offender, a new report warns."

Ok, sexting and child pornography are not the same to any degree. Child pornography is when old men (or women) lust after underage minors with the fantasy of sexually abusing them. Sexting is the 1950, 60s equivalent of looking at playboy magazines and under girls dresses at school. Maybe kissing under the bleachers and getting a feel from the opposite sex.

But leave it to the Orwellian lawmakers and paramilitary hounds to over-think and over-criminalize the situation and turn it into a punishable 20 year prison sentence. This is not a surprise seeing white folks have nothing better to do than criminalize and persecute everyone in the world, except themselves.

Of course, we know who these laws are actually meant for; Black youth and other minority groups. Because when white youth are guilty of any crime, they usually get a slap on the wrist, but when people of color are accused of the same crime, the maximum sentence is applied.

Black parents must learn to teach their children basic common sense, courtesy, and self respect in order to avoid the white man's barbaric rules of law and punishment.

Please talk to your children and warn them against this madness and simply tell them that if they have physical curiosities about the opposite sex, they should go about exploring their curiosities the old fashion way, if not at all to avoid other social problems, disease, pregnancy, or God-forbid, abortions. That too, is being criminalized.

Black parents must learn to teach their children basic common sense, courtesy, and self respect in order to avoid the white man's barbaric rules of law and punishment. Though we can only hope that being a decent person does not get us killed anyway living in this land of hate and racism, it will at least lessen the risk.