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I have bad news.

A clarification.

Same Crime.

If Daytime TV kept it real...

Criminals in blue.

Weeding like a boss.

Fuck Monsanto.

Ever go on a humiliation expedition?

I'd rather take a shamecation.

Halloween is coming: Get your game face on

Time to Scarecrow, People!

The Wookie gets his knowledge on

Just in case you need a reminder: It's still open season on Black people in America

Even though John Crawford III was only holding a BB gun he picked up—IN A STORE THAT SELLS BB GUNS.

Even though it was an open carry state.

Even though he was on the phone when police officers opened fire on him.

Even though he was shot in the back.

Even though the cops lied and were caught in a lie because of the subsequent video.

A grand jury who, when added together, obviously didn’t have half a gnat’s brain, declined to indict the officers.

The message here?

It has been, is, and always will be open season on black people for as long as white supremacy is the philosophie du jour.

(H/T Chad Goller-Sojourner)


DOJ will investigate Walmart shooting after no indictment
By Jill Drury
Published: September 24, 2014, 10:36 am Updated: September 24, 2014, 3:45 pm

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – The Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice will now conduct an independent review of facts surrounding the Beavercreek Walmart shooting. It will look for any violations of federal criminal civil rights statutes stemming from the August 5 shooting that took the life of John Crawford III.

A special Greene County Grand Jury declined to hand down an indictment against two police officers involved in the shooting.

The grand jury was comprised of nine jurors. At least seven jurors must agree to indict. It declined to indict Sergeant David Darkow and Officer Sean Williams on any criminal charges.

Special Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier walked the media through the August 5 shooting incident inside the store, including use of the controversial surveillance video from inside the store.grand jury

It shows John Crawford III walking around the aisles with the toy weapon in his hands. It later shows the police officers approaching him. You can see how Crawford interacted with officers, but also the 911 caller who warned police of what was happening. 2 NEWS elected not to show the portion of the video that shows John Crawford being shot. It is a decision made out of respect to the family and to viewers like you.

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