Bravo’s ‘Married to Medicine LA’ Cast Express Frustration About the ‘Treatment of Black Folks in America’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jazmin Johnson, Shanique Drummond, Dr. Kendra Segura, Dr. Imani Walker, Lia Dias, Dr. Britten Cole

The solid from Married to Medicine Los Angles spoke out concerning the demise of George Floyd and shared their frustration with the “treatment of black folks in America.”

Jazmin Johnson, Shanique Drummond, Dr. Kendra Segura, Dr. Imani Walker, Lia Dias, Dr. Britten Cole
Jazmin Johnson, Shanique Drummond, Dr. Kendra Segura, Dr. Imani Walker, Lia Dias, Dr. Britten Cole | Elisabeth Caren/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

Dr. Britten Cole shared a compilation video on Instagram, that includes a number of the solid expressing their anger, frustration, and disappointment with police brutality towards folks of colour. “I can’t breathe,” Cole started the video. “Because I’m infuriated and pissed off with the therapy of black people in America. If I can’t breathe, how will you?

In addition to Cole’s video, different solid members expressed ache and emotion on their private Instagram pages because the nation confronted rioting and extra violence.

‘The color of your skin should not equate to death’

The highly effective all-female solid expressed their disbelief and disappointment with the limitless string of violence in opposition to folks of colour.

“I’m Jazmin Johnson and I’m enraged at the lack of accountability from the people who are supposed to protect and serve my family,” Jazmin Johnson shared. “The color of your skin should not equate to death.”

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“My name is Kendra Segura,” Dr. Kendra Segura mentioned. “Knee on neck. He couldn’t breathe. We can’t breathe. But we will continue to speak up until we all can.”

“Hi, I’m Shanique Drummond. I just cannot put into words the amount of emotions that I’m feeling,” Shanique Drummond mentioned. “We’re not animals.” The video ended with “Black Lives Matter.”

Later, Cole and Segura spoke with folks locally about what they had been experiencing, together with the shock over looting and destruction. “I can’t breathe,” Cole posted alongside together with her video. “Drs Ken and Ten join Lia to have a discussion about the riots, looting, protests and why black folks can’t seem to get equality in this country divided.”

Mothers who fear about their youngsters

In a latest episode, Dr. Imani Walker and Cole focus on racism with their youngsters. Walker remembers having a dialogue together with her son as early as Kindergarten. The physicians clarify this dialog is a actuality folks of colour should face with their youngsters.

Walker shared to Instagram a photograph compilation of people that’ve been killed. “😔 So many names, so many faces,” she wrote. “We continue to lift their spirits up in praise, as they’re not forgotten. I’m just now hearing about the #BreonnaTaylor news. So many chills are moving through my body right now, but the thought of there being others whose names we are not saying because we’re unaware of their story… it’s absolutely gut-wrenching. 💔”

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She added, “As the mother of a young Black man, it hurts to know that the color of his skin is seen as a weapon to so many. We must continue to demand change, justice, and respect, but most importantly, remind everyone that #BlackLivesMatter. I love us. Please continue to be safe and stand strong. ✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿”

Walker usually tweets through the episode. But shared that in mild of the present circumstances she simply urged followers to remain protected. “A new episode of #Married2MedLA kicks off shortly at 9P/8C on @BravoTV,” she tweeted.

“Due to the current circumstances, I won’t be live-tweeting or hosting an IG Live this evening. Taking the time to power down and regroup for the week. Continue to stay safe, y’all.”

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