I was so emotionally exhausted that I wasn’t going to do this today but I changed my mind so here we go!: Michael Vick was locked up and prosecuted for his actions. I guess dogs are more valuable in America than human life. Totally different situations but you know what I mean. And people wonder why Black Boys turn into Black Men with rage. Know that its embedded in us at birth and this country just grooms and conditions it until they have us just where we already are emotionally and mentally…dead or in a cage. I don’t want to hear all these people saying “well Blacks kill each other everyday and no one gets hype” or “Blacks call each other nigga’ so why get mad at Paula”. All of you who say that or feel that way think about what you are really saying before you say it.
Zimmerman made this case and trial a race issue first not Black America. Those that believe in Trayvon’s innocence chose to ignore his life issues and character because those things did not matter. An unarmed and stalked in the dark teenager was murdered and had Zimmerman been any other race Trayvon supporters would’ve still wanted justice. If Trayvon had not been Black, people with hearts still would’ve wanted justice. If Trayvon had been Caucasian and this is a fact he would not have been looked at as suspicious by anyone including his murderer. I’m sure his upbringing or any assumptions of gang activity wouldn’t have been used against him in the media, or the trial or by anyone on social media postmortem.
If Trayvon was the aggressor which I doubt, that was his self defense. Im a teenager with candy and a beverage and a cell phone in my hand or on my person. Its dark and the weather is Floridian. Suddenly I look up and see a creepy, large older man following me. I’m evading and he’s following. Am I about to be robbed, or sexually assaulted by this stranger? What does he want? Money or sex? What if he has a weapon? Why doesn’t he stop following me? Okay I lost him. Almost back home. Oh shit he’s right behind me! If he’s too big I’m done. If I fight at least I have a better chance at getting away. So let’s say Trayvon was the aggressor AFTER the fact…that’s a normal reaction from anyone. You don’t expect to go to the store and become national news but it can happen. But if weirdos and creeps didn’t go out looking for trouble and if a certain weirdo and creep would’ve stayed in his car that night, a teenager would not have been killed.
Zimmerman did not claim his Latino side until later and they ran with it. Did anyone not see his racists blogs? He goes in on Latinos too! He claimed Caucasian trust me and he ran with that all his life until last year I’m sure. I had no idea what would happen but I wasn’t expecting him to not be charged with anything at all. And assholes will still be Trayvoning (which is a sick thing to do) tomorrow and from now on.
You change your story multiple times, exaggerate injuries, refuse medical attention and let’s not talk about you and your wife! And then you’re advised not to testify and that’s okay? But you’re sorry he’s dead? We sat and watched his lawyer make jokes at the trail. We sat and watched that lawyer and his daughters posts disgusting instagram pics and make more jokes throughout the trial. Why the fuck is it so hard for people to just be fair and decent and respectful and compassionate and show empathy towards their fellow man!? I try not to expect much from humanity but I didn’t really think in my heart of hearts that I would see this draining situation end like this.
I beg of everyone despite how you feel about any of this, ignore it and sign the petition for a civil case against the murderer. He murdered someone. You can’t be in fear of your life hopping out of your car with a gun stalking someone repeatedly whose size doesn’t even come close to half of yours. The wrongdoing was choosing to stalk and ignoring instructions. The crime was murder but they were able to get manslaughter on the list. He was found not guilty but he is guilty of something. He knows it too.
Did you know Rosewood was in Florida and the incident was actually true? Did you know they changed the name of the town to avoid what happened? Did you know as Black Boys in this so called Post Cilvil Rights Era, many of us are given the same instructions by our parents and grandparents about how to “not look a white man in the eyes or get too close to a white woman”? We have more fear instilled in us because we know laws were never meant to include and protect us. This is true. This comes from the Black Boy who graduated from Catholic grade school who got that speech from his father in the 1980s. I broke this mold early but not afteR being called NIGGER BY CLASSMATES I SAT WITH FOR 7YEARS.
This case didn’t have have to happen or be about race. Trayvon was racially profiled. All Black and Brown in or not wearing a hoodie are daily. Period. Racism feuled all of this and kept ignorance going. Racial division is a redundant bitch.
Ain’t this some shit…
John H. White, 54, was found guilty of the second-degree manslaughter charge that prosecutors had sought, and of criminal possession of a weapon.
He will face a maximum term of 5 to 15 years in prison.
Mr. White was convicted of shooting Daniel Cicciaro, 17, point-blank in the face on Aug. 9, 2006. Daniel and several friends had left a party and showed up Mr. White’s house just after 11 p.m. to challenge his son Aaron, then 19, to a fight, and had used threats, profanities and racial epithets. Mr. White awoke and grabbed a loaded Beretta pistol he kept in the garage of his house in Miller Place, a predominantly white hamlet on Long Island.
Mr. White testified that Aaron woke him from a deep sleep the night of the shooting, yelling that that “some kids are coming here to kill me.” Mr. White said he considered the angry teenagers a “lynch mob.”
He said their racist language recalled the hatred he saw as a child visiting the segregated Deep South and stories of his grandfather’s being chased out of Alabama in the 1920s by the Ku Klux Klan.
Mr. White testified that his grandfather taught him how to shoot and bequeathed him the pistol he used.
A lawyer for Mr. White, Frederick K. Brewington, insisted in his summation that this was a “modern-day lynch mob” and that Mr. White considered it “history replaying itself.”
THIS. THIS BULLSHIT. THIS IS THE EXACT BULLSHIT THAT CAUSES SO MUCH FUCKING OUTRAGE.
A MOB OF WHITE IDIOTS SHOW UP ON YOUR PROPERTY THREATENING YOUR FAMILY AND YOU TAKE ACTION, YOUR BLACK ASS IS GOING PRISON.
BUT IF A FAT WHITE CREEP GOES OUT OF HIS WAY TO PLAY JUDGE, JURY, AND EXECUTIONER OF A BLACK TEENAGER, AND THE SUPPORT IS OVERFLOWING. IT’S THE TEENAGER’S FAULT.
I CANNOT DEAL.
Black men who shoot people go TO PRISON… They get arrested and drug tested that night…. the only person drug tested that night was the victim.