TheObamaCrat SoapBox™: NObody Black Is Safe.


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I was talking with a loved one about the past 30 days, the time since we first became aware of Eric Garner’s murder (July 17th, 2014) until last afternoon and the murder of Michael Brown….thrown in between those murders by the murder of John Crawford…..ALL by those with the motto “To Serve And Protect“….the Police. Law Enforcement. The Man.

 

I began to ponder how many United States occupants have been murdered by the very people employed to protect ALL American people and the visitors on American soil.

 

Black and Unarmed: Men Without Weapons Killed by Law Enforcement

 

BY: JENÉE DESMOND-HARRIS

Black and Unarmed Roll Call

 

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Thank you The Root & JENÉE DESMOND-HARRIS

 

 

Seems the police have manufactured a cover story….

 

Occupy Democrats Reports: Town Outraged After Unarmed Black Teen Shot by Police

 

 

 

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Police: Michael Brown shot after altercation

 

From Associated Press:

 

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP)St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown came after an altercation with police.

 

Belmar said at a news conference Sunday morning that a Ferguson Police officer had an encounter with two people. He says one person allegedly pushed the officer back into patrol car and assaulted the officer.

 

He says there was a struggle over the officers’ weapon and one shot was fired in the car. The officer then got out of his vehicle and shot at “a subject.”

 

He says the man suffered more than a couple gunshots, but “not many more than that.”

 

About 200 people rallied Sunday morning outside of the Ferguson Police Department to protest Brown’s death. They chanted “we want answers” and “no justice, no peace.”

 

Thank you Associated Press.

 

Ferguson, Missouri Police Chief Tom Jackson, who had scheduled a 10:30 AM news conference, was a no show, protesters apparently scared the Chief of Police away from his own presser.

 

THIS is the explanation given by Chief Jon Belmer of St. Louis County Missouri Police, where is Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson? Why Is Chief Jackson hiding?

 

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Police: Black Teen Shot After Altercation

 

Published on Aug 10, 2014

A local police chief police says Saturday’s fatal shooting of a black teenager in suburban St. Louis, Missouri came after an altercation with police. The shooting has prompted protests, and the officer has been placed on administrative leave. (Aug. 10)

 

 

Why is Ferguson Police Chief of Ferguson Police officer who shot Michael Brown TEN times, not out front giving us an explanation why this murder took place? Why is this bogus explanation vastly different from several witnesses who were on scene….such as this…..

 

Witnesses tell News 4 that Mike Brown, 18, was unarmed and had his hands in the air when he was shot multiple times by the a Ferguson police officer. Police have not confirmed those claims and they have not released any details of the incident other than an officer was involved and that he has been placed on administrative leave.

 

Dorian Johnson tells News 4 he was walking with Brown when the officer confronted them and drew his weapon: 

“He (the officer) shot again and once my friend felt that shot, he turned around and put his hands in the air,” said Dorian Johnson, a friend Brown’s. “He started to get down and the officer still approached with his weapon drawn and fired several more shots.”

 

St. Louis County NAACP President Esther Haywood told News 4 that Brown was shot once by the officer and then an additional nine times as he lie in the street. Police have not confirmed that account.

 

Ferguson police gunned down 17 year old Michael Brown as he and a friend walked down the street. A witness stated police pulled up to the two boys and said “Get the fuck on the sidewalk”. According to a witness police grabbed the kid around the neck and repeatedly shot the unarmed kid

Ferguson police gunned down 17 year old Michael Brown as he and a friend walked down the street. A witness stated police pulled up to the two boys and said “Get the fuck on the sidewalk”. According to a witness police grabbed the kid around the neck and repeatedly shot the unarmed kid

 

SO, we’re to believe a caucasian police officer from the Ferguson Police department was doing a “George Zimmerman” and actually fighting for his life, aka George Zimmerman, as 18 year old Michael Brown attempted to take the police officer’s weapon away from him. Thus Michael Brown being shot once, maybe twice, but not the reported ten times….was justified. We are to believe the caucasian officer while eye witness Dorian Johnson tells News 4 he was walking with Brown when the officer confronted them and drew his weapon: “He (the officer) shot again and once my friend felt that shot, he turned around and put his hands in the air,” said Dorian Johnson, a friend Brown’s. “He started to get down and the officer still approached with his weapon drawn and fired several more shots.”

 

Michael Brown was college bound…..WAS college bound.

 

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Now Michael Brown is a blood stain in the middle of a Ferguson, Missouri street

 

Mike Brown Shooting: Seeking Justice For Black Missouri Teen Killed By Ferguson Police, Facebook, Twitter Users Rally

 

 

 

Amid growing calls for justice, Internet and social media users are seeking answers as to why a black teenager was shot and killed by police near St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. The victim, who was reportedly unarmed, is being identified on social media as Michael Brown, 18, a recent high school graduate.

 

Authorities confirmed Brown was shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, a predominately African-American suburb of St. Louis. Few details of the shooting are currently known, but Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson told the AP a second person involved in the altercation is being questioned. As of yet, the person has not been arrested or charged.

 

Following news of the shooting, calls for justice spread quickly throughout the Internet on Saturday and continued into Sunday when Brown’s name trended on Twitter for several hours, along with hashtags such as #JusticeForMike. Several “Justice for Mike” pages popped up on Facebook as well, with one page amassing several hundred “likes” per hour as of Sunday afternoon. Another Facebook page had attracted nearly 4,000 likes before it was removed without explanation Sunday.

 

A photo of a man identified by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as Louis Head — Brown’s stepfather — was widely circulated on Twitter and Facebook Sunday. In it, the man is holding a sign that reads “Ferguson police just executed my unarmed son!!!”

 

Michael Brown's stepfather holds a sign which reads, "Ferguson Police Just Executed My Unarmed Son!!!"

 

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Brown was a 2014 graduate of Normandy High School and was scheduled to begin classes on Monday at Vatterott College  career training institute. Shortly after the shooting, hundreds of outraged Ferguson residents spilled out of their apartments and confronted local authorities, shouting obscenities and threating comments like “kill the police.” About 100 protesters also gathered outside Ferguson police headquarters chanting, “No Justice! No Peace!” the Post-Dispatch reported.

 

John Gaskin, a member of the St. Louis County NAACP, likened the incident to the deaths of Trayvon Martin in Florida and Eric Garner in New York, the latter of whom died at the hands of the NYPD after an altercation in Staten Island last month. AP reported Gaskin said the FBI should intervene quickly to “protect the integrity” of the investigation into Brown’s death. “With the recent events of a young man killed by the police in New York City and with Trayvon Martin and with all the other African-American young men that have been killed by police officers … this is a dire concern to the NAACP, especially our local organization,” Gaskin said.

 

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A good personal loved one whom I follow in the bloggerspherem has decided to publish a post on the statistics of murder by law enforcement of Black people. Since I am lazy and dislike much research, as she encountered for her blog post, I am “Borrowing” her research…..please go visit her blog…..

 

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Mothers of Black and Brown sons and even of Black and Brown daughters must caution their children to be wary on the streets of their neighborhoods. They must caution their children to be afraid of the police. They must be afraid each time their children go out to play, go to the store even go to school; they must be afraid their child may not return. Other mothers, an estimated five hundred (500) a year bury their children due to police violence; violence that is rarely prosecuted, frequently ignored by the press and all too often excused as ‘justified’.

 

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Racism is not dead in this nation. Shame on any of us for trying to bury the inherent and blatant racism of the United States and its people, it has always been part of our makeup and it has come roaring back in its full and awful glory in the past decade, especially since the election of our current President. It did not start in 2007 with his win over John McCain though, it started emerging as accepted political and social fodder long before this, the best example is New York City and the Stop and Frisk policy initiated under Rudy Giuliani and escalated under Michael Bloomberg.

 

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It seems instead of moving forward toward more acceptance of diversity within society we are reverting to our inglorious past of injustice, lynch mob mentality and criminalization based on melanoma content.

 

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Read more of this post from Ms. Valentine Logar at Sheets of Blood Streets of Pain, Ms. Logar is a brilliant blogger, writer and researcher, all the things I am not. You will enjoy her blog.

 

 

Justice For ALL, Not Justice For Just”US.”

 

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Jueseppi B. The Militant Negro

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Justice For Ms. Renisha McBride: Theodore Wafer GUILTY Of Second Degree Murder.


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Justice For Renisha: Theodore Wafer Guilty On All Counts In Killing Of Renisha McBride (DETAILS)

 

From The Global Grind:

TheObamaCrat SoapBox™: Immigration.


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I have been quiet during this entire immigration issue in The United States Of AmeriKKKa, basically because it’s an embarrassment to watch fellow Americans act so dumbass about a land their forefathers murdered to steal, then claim as their own.

 

Jon Stewart Rips Republican Paranoia Over Refugee Children

 

 

 

I listened to a news report this morning that told me the Governor of the state I vote in, Iowa, has made a public statement that immigrant children are NOT welcome in “His” state of Iowa.

 

Just sit back and read along……

 

Terry Edward Branstad (born November 17, 1946) is an American politician who is the 42nd Governor of Iowa, in office since January 2011. Branstad was also the 39th Governor of Iowa from 1983 to 1999, and he was President of Des Moines University from 2003 to 2009. He is a member of the Republican Party. Branstad is the longest-serving governor in Iowa history, and the second-longest serving governor in U.S. history.

 

In his 2010 political comeback, Branstad won a three-way primary election for the Republican nomination to run for governor in the general election. He faced incumbent Governor Chet Culver, a Democrat, and four third party candidates on November 2, 2010. He won the general election in November, defeating Culver by 52.9% to 43.1%.

 

Branstad entered the 2010 race as the front runner for both the primary and general elections. Independent polling in 2009 indicated that his approval ratings hovered in the 70% range. He was widely seen as the front runner for the Republican nomination, and had wide leads in aggregate polling against the scandal-ravaged Governor Culver. He won the Republican primary with 50.4% of the popular vote, 9.5 percentage points ahead of his nearest competitor.

 

On January 15, 2014, Branstad officially launched his re-election campaign for what would be an unprecedented sixth four-year term as Iowa governor, which would also make him the longest-serving governor in U.S. history (breaking the record held by George Clinton of New York, who served 21 years from 1777 to 1795, and from 1801 to 1804).

 

Now I know the above stuff is boring, but here is where it gets interesting………

 

Early life

Born to a Norwegian-American Lutheran farming family in Leland, Iowa, Branstad received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and his law degree from Drake University Law School.  After getting his undergraduate degree, he was drafted and served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971, serving as an MP (Military Police), and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service; he once recalled that he arrested actress Jane Fonda for coming onto post at Arlington National Cemetery, where she was planning to attend an anti-war protest. In 1989, he was named an honorary member of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity at Iowa State University.

 

Allow me to repeat that, in case you missed the facts…..Born to a Norwegian-American Lutheran farming family in Leland, Iowa. Mr. Branstad is himself an immigrant based on the fact that his parents were/are Norwegian, as were his grandparents. The name Branstad is NOT Native Americans, so Mr. Branstad himself is an immigrant.

 

As the opening graphic states, unless your heritage, culture or lineage is Native American, YOU ARE AN IMMIGRANT.

 

One doesn’t even have to learn the history of America during the systematic slaughter and incarceration of the Native American people to know America is NOT the home of the brave or the land of the free…..unless you happen to be wealthy, caucasian and male. America and Americans raped, killed, slaughtered, murdered and enslaved an entire culture to acquire this land that current day protesters claim as “their land.”

 

These disgusting asshats who wrap themselves in the American flag, are themselves immigrants.

 

Protesters Block Buses Carrying Illegal Immigrants Into California

 

Published on Jul 2, 2014

California Protesters Surround Border Patrol Station Over Over Surge Of Illegal Immigrants

 

 

 

BREAKING NEWS UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS ARRIVE IN MURRIETA CALIFORNIA PROTESTERS 7/1/2014 HD

 

 

 

Native American Shuts Down Immigration Protest

 

Published on Feb 10, 2013

“A Native American man criticized protesters at an Arizona rally against illegal immigration, calling them the real “illegals” for invading his country and killing Native Americans when Europeans first settled on US soil.

 

“You’re all f*cking illegal. You’re all illegal,” the Native American man yelled at the protesters, who had gathered in Tucson, Arizona to demonstrate their opposition to illegal immigration by Central and South Americans. “We didn’t invite none of you here. We’re the only native Americans here.”*

 

A Native American man protested an anti illegal immigrant protest in Arizona by pointing out the protestors hypocrisy. “Get on with your bogus arguments. We’re the only legal ones here.”

 

 

 

‘You’re all illegal!’ Native American confronts ‘anti-illegal immigration’ protesters

 

Published on Feb 7, 2013

Native American confronts ‘anti-illegal immigration .

 

 

 

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Published on Jul 7, 2014

A group of black Americans speak out in Support of protecting our women and children in America before worrying about the rest of the world (Raw News Video Unedited). This occurred at the Murrieta California Border Patrol Station July 4th, 2014. Debate starts around the 1:40 mark in the video. Language not approvable for younger children. Their are people chanting trying to drown out all debate and discussion. Reporter Ernie White.

 

 

 

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Have AmeriKKKans lost their minds? Have Black Americans become the new “House Negros” Malcolm X warned us about, beggin for table scraps from massa’s table for recognition & acceptance? Black Americans should be the very last race of humans agreeing with dumbass caucasians on immigration issues. Have you new-age Negroes forgotten from whence YOUR ancestors came?

 

This scenario is a made for TV movie straight from the land of irony…..

Screaming, frothing at the mouth, flag waving AmeriKKKan immigration protesters standing in front of buses that contain groups of undocumented “CHILDREN” as the buses attempt to deliver these “CHILDREN” to immigration reception centers. The signs saying , “go home”, “we don’t want you here”, “this is OUR land.” Do you see the irony? Do you see the dumbfuckery?

 

Just to be clear, so there is no misunderstanding……

 

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Michael Dunn’s Sentencing Hearing May Be Delayed.


 

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From Associated Press:

 

Michael Dunn‘s sentencing hearing in loud music killing delayed

 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of attempted murder in a confrontation over loud music will have to wait until at least Friday to see if a judge sentences him or waits until after the 47-year-old software developer’s retrial on first-degree murder.

 

Jurors deadlocked last month on the murder charge against Michael Dunn in the shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Davis outside a Jacksonville convenience store. Prosecutors have vowed to retry him on the count.

 

Dunn could face a maximum of 60 years in prison for the charges on which he already has been convicted.

 

The South Patrick Shores resident worked in Vero Beach as vice president at Dunn & Dunn Data Systems.

 

Dunn’s attorney on Monday asked that sentencing be postponed until after the second trial. Defense attorney Cory Strolla says he is concerned that statements Dunn makes at a sentencing hearing could be used against him in his second trial.

 

Strolla also said he is stepping down as Dunn’s attorney and asked Judge Russell Healey to appoint public defenders.

 

Healey, an interim circuit judge, said he has never come across a case with similar circumstances in 150 trials.

 

“I’ve never had a hung jury,” Healey said at Monday’s hearing.

 

A mistrial was declared on the murder charge after jurors deliberated for four days. The 12 jurors found him guilty of three counts of attempted second-degree murder and a count of firing into an occupied car.

 

Dunn was charged with fatally shooting Davis, of Marietta, Ga., in 2012 after the argument over loud music coming from the SUV occupied by Davis and three friends. The teens were black. Dunn, who is white, had described the music to his fiancee as “thug music.”

 

Thank you Associated Press.

 

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Think Progress: Black Man Sentenced To Death By All-White Jury Freed From Louisiana Prison After 30 Years.


 

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BY NICOLE FLATOW & THINK PROGRESS:

 

Black Man Sentenced To Death By All-White Jury Freed From Louisiana Prison After 30 Years

 

Glenn Ford was Louisiana’s longest-serving death row inmate until Tuesday, when he walked free after 30 years behind bars in a notorious maximum security prison. For three decades, he had maintained he didn’t commit the murder of which he was accused and wasn’t present at the time it occurred.

 

Ford, an African American man, first became a suspect in the murder of Isadore Rozeman, a jeweler and watchmaker for whom Ford occasionally did some yard work, when the girlfriend of a fellow suspect implicated Ford in the murder. Later testifying at his trial, she stated that she “lied about all of it.”

 

Ford was nonetheless convicted and sentenced to death by an all-white jury on testimony that the shooter was probably left-handed, that there were traces of gun powder particles on his hands, and that fingerprints found on a bag at the scene had more in common with Ford than two alternative suspects, according to the Capital Post Conviction Project of Louisiana. There were no witnesses to the alleged crime, and no weapon found. His two court-appointed lawyers had almost no experience with jury trials or criminal cases, let alone capital cases in which the defendant’s life was on the line. And even though a court later reviewing the conviction agreed that prosecutors had withheld evidence favorable to Ford, it declined to grant him a new trial, reasoning that this evidence would not have made the difference.

 

What finally changed the prosecutors’ position was a confession by another man who had been a suspect all along that he shot and killed Rozeman, given to the state by a confidential informant from a county police department, according to the Capital Post Conviction Project. The state cited only new “credible evidence.”

 

“I’ve been locked up almost 30 years for something I didn’t do,” Ford said. “I can’t go back and do anything I should have been doing when I was 35, 38, 40, stuff like that.” He added that his kids were babies when he was hauled off to prison, and those kids now have their own babies.

 

Ford’s exoneration brings the tally of death row inmates cleared of all charges to 144 nationally and 10 in Louisiana since the U.S. Supreme Court lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in 1973, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. Last October, a man was released just days before his death, also from Louisiana’s Angola prison, after spending decades in solitary confinement for a false conviction in a racially charged murder case.

 

A third death row inmate released from the same Angola prison after being falsely convicted of capital murder testified last month before a Senate committee on the inhumane conditions of solitary confinement on Angola’s death row. “Fairly early during my confinement at Angola, I very seriously considered giving up my legal rights and letting the State execute me,” he said. “No one, no matter how horrible the crimes for which they have been convicted, can endure this lack of stimulation, contact, and activity for very long.”

 

Thank you  NICOLE FLATOW & THINK PROGRESS.

 

 

Black Man Wrongfully Convicted by White Jury, Freed after 3 Decades on Death Row.

Black Man Wrongfully Convicted by White Jury, Freed after 3 Decades on Death Row.

 

 

From CNN:

 

Louisiana’s longest-serving death row prisoner walks free after 30 years

 

By Dana FordCNN

 

(CNN) — There are many ways to measure 30 years, but for Glenn Ford, the yardstick is simple.

 

“My sons — when I left — was babies. Now they grown men with babies,” he said, speaking as a free man for the first time in nearly three decades.

 

Ford, Louisiana’s longest-serving death row prisoner, walked free Tuesday after spending nearly 30 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit.

 

“My mind’s going all kinds of directions, but it feels good,” Ford, 64, told reporters outside the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, according to CNN affiliate WAFB.

 

One reporter asked whether he harbors any resentment.

 

“Yeah, because I was locked up almost 30 years for something I didn’t do,” said Ford, who wore a denim shirt, a hat and dark-rimmed glasses.

 

“Thirty years of my life, if not all of it,” he said, WAFB reported. “I can’t go back.”

 

According to the Capital Post Conviction Project of Louisiana, a judge ordered that Ford be freed Monday after prosecutors petitioned the court to release him.

 

New information corroborated what Ford had said all along: that he was not present at nor involved in the November 5, 1983, slaying of Isadore Rozeman, the project said.

 

“We are very pleased to see Glenn Ford finally exonerated, and we are particularly grateful that the prosecution and the court moved ahead so decisively to set Mr. Ford free,” said Gary Clements and Aaron Novod, Ford’s attorneys.

 

They have argued his trial was compromised by the unconstitutional suppression of evidence and by inexperienced counsel.

 

Ford had been on death row since 1984, making him one of the longest-serving death row prisoners in the United States.

 

“After 30 years, Louisiana’s longest-serving death row prisoner will get his freedom soon,” Amnesty International USA senior campaigner Thenjiwe Tameika McHarris said in a statement shortly before his release.

 

“Glenn Ford is living proof of just how flawed our justice system truly is. We are moved that Mr. Ford, an African-American man convicted by an all-white jury, will be able to leave death row a survivor.”

 

Thank you CNN.

 

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