Law enforcement officials in Memphis, TN are now resorting to more aggressive measures to incarcerate Melanoid men.
Tuesday (January 26), court injunctions were placed on two gangs, the Vicelords and the Grape Street Crips.
To the uninformed masses, this would appear to be a noble deed committed by the Memphis police. On the contrary, gang injunctions have had a notorious history of singling out innocent Black males (just because they randomly knew of a gang member, for example), and often gives municipalities in urban areas across the U.S. reason to gentrify traditionally Black neighborhoods.
We will continue to keep you informed of further developments as it pertains to this story.