Listen to this enlightening episode of BTR News as I engage in a compelling conversation with Professor Jocelyn Simonson, acclaimed author of “Radical Acts of…
“I’d like to say sorry to the family of Aiyana Jones, Michael Brown, Eric Garner and I want to apologize for them for not being able to get justice for their loved ones who were murdered in cold blood and in respect for the peaceful protest I want to say hands up, don’t shoot, black lives matter,” – Fredrick Young
Its amazing to me how Mike Brown “got what he deserved”, Eric Garner “got what he deserved”, Tamir Rice “got what he was asking for”, John Crawford “got what he deserved- he should have put that toy bb gun down!”… and on and on with all these black men, women and children who “got what they deserved”, but these two drug addicts, who came into the “black neighborhood” with the express intent of committing crimes, are posthumously remembered as innocents. Smh
Double standard much? Hypocrite, perhaps? Don’t do the crime if you can’t handle the punishment- that’s what I have always heard the majority of people say.
Side Note: check out how they are going away for life in prison… not doing a 20/20 interview, not collecting a crowdfunding check for $$$$, and not retiring into anonymity as millionaires. – Yohanan EliYah