“Since coming to law enforcement attention in late 2004, the term ‘ghost skins’ has gained currency among white supremacists to describe those who avoid overt displays of their beliefs to blend into society and covertly advance white supremacist causes. One Internet posting described this effort as a form of role-playing; in which ‘to create the character, you must get inside the mind of the person you are trying to duplicate.’ Such role-playing has application to ad-hoc and organized law enforcement infiltration. At least one white supremacist group has reportedly encouraged ghost skins to seek positions in law enforcement for the capability of alerting skinhead crews of pending investigative action against them.”
This is an excerpt from a 2006 FBI warning, which has come back to haunt us again because of the recent stories in the news of police brutality against African-Americans and the targeting of police officers in retribution that took place in Dallas, which ended in the first time a robot strapped with a bomb took out a suspect. We’ve reached the next level of violence in America, and it is Terminator, but what did we ever do about the ghost skins?
In the wake of all this disgusting violence, we are reminded about institutional racism, and that America is becoming numb to witnessing unjustified violence perpetrated by police against people simply because of their skin color. That’s why #BlackLivesMatter has to be said after all, at the same time that we say that violence never solves anything but creates more violence.
Over the years, we’ve seen stories of cops who turned out to be in the KKK in addition to all the police brutality against unarmed black citizens. Concrete evidence of ghost skins? People working for skinheads but masquerading as serving and protecting the diverse American public perhaps, as disgusting as that sounds.
Surely it can be no surprise with all of these active hate groups, that some of them would be working to quietly infiltrate positions in law enforcement or government, so that they can further their causes. We’ve had cases of senators, a Supreme Court Justice and even past Presidents who have been linked to the KKK.
A study by the Center for Policing Equity that was released last week indicates that “black residents were more often targeted for use of police force than white residents, even when adjusting for whether the person was a violent criminal.” It is also true that the people killing police officers are more often white offenders.
Christian: Keep praying that God would uncover evil and bring dark things into the light for its removal. Keep praying that Jesus will grant you supernatural discernment, so that you may lead a life if possible more peaceably.
The truth will set you free. Jesus said that.