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Tue Aug 4, 2020, 12:17 AM

Two Black moms say Secret Service handcuffed them, separated them from kids with no cause

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Source: The Hill

Two Black mothers are demanding an investigation after they were reportedly detained by Secret Service officers brandishing guns during a visit to the National Mall with their babies.

India Johnson, 26, and Yasmeen Winston, 25, told The Washington Post that they planned to take their two babies, Sir Quincy and G’esus, ages 13 months and 6 months old respectively, to visit the World War II Memorial earlier this summer.

However, they said, their plans quickly came to a halt when a Secret Service police vehicle sped into the front of their car shortly after they arrived. Moments after, the women said, officers pulled guns on them and handcuffed them outside their car as their babies cried in the back seat.

The women told the paper an officer said the car had been reported stolen. Johnson, who owns the vehicle, said she provided proof to officers it was hers and told them she hadn't reported it stolen.

Read more: https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/510384-two-black-moms-say-secret-service-handcuffed-them-separated

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Reply Two Black moms say Secret Service handcuffed them, separated them from kids with no cause (Original post)
brooklynite Aug 4 OP
Karadeniz Aug 4 #1
SunSeeker Aug 4 #2
onecaliberal Aug 4 #3
Warpy Aug 4 #4
SunSeeker Aug 4 #6
rockfordfile Aug 4 #5
Hekate Aug 4 #7
SamKnause Aug 4 #8
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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 12:24 AM

1. Living while black...

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 12:24 AM

2. What's this sick fed compulsion to separate kids from parents?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 12:27 AM

3. I can't even...

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 12:43 AM

4. Why was the Secret Service involved? This is SO not their job.

Second, any cop from any branch who displays this complete lack of common sense needs to be off the force. Two young mothers with their babies are not a threat to anyone, especially when the paperwork has been handed over and they're cooperating.

This is the sort of thing that makes people hate cops. You'd think cops would like to get these lunatics off the street and out of our hair so people don't hate 'em any more.

This sort of tone deafness and overreaction is infuriating. It has to stop or people are going to organize to stop it and I don't want to be around if that has to happen.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #4)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 01:24 AM

6. Yes, since when do SS chase down stolen NON-GOVERNMENTAL cars?

This was not the presidential limo for fuck sake. DC has local police for private car thefts.

And once she gave him the registration papers, he should have immediately apologized and left them alone.

How much you wanna bet there was no report of a stolen car?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 01:19 AM

5. they should be fired

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 01:53 AM

7. One of the sickest things about this is that Washington DC is and always has been a Black city

That is, the people who actually live there.

Is this what we’ve got for Secret Service these days? The godsdamn SS? If not, these idiots need to be fired.


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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 05:34 AM

8. I fucking hate them !!!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 10:28 AM

9. The Secret Service tracks stolen cars, now?

If it's true that a suspected stolen car was the reason the SS gave for detaining the women, then someone needs to be fired real quick. Stolen property is just not within the SS's mission or - it seems to me - their jurisdiction. If true, it sounds like a phony probable cause just to hassle black people.

If I was running for president and got elected in Nov., I would go on one of the most massive firing sprees ever seen in federal government service.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 11:30 AM

10. Wouldn't it be great

if Biden offered to give them a guided tour.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Aug 4, 2020, 12:43 PM

11. the federal agents

whether protective like the SS or Marshals or WH and grounds police have become trumps private brownshirts and secret police aka SS aka Hitler style storm troopers. Why racism for so long folks? Why this intense public hate directed toward minorities for generations upon generation? Is racist white hate that strong in America? WHY? Fear? Something in racial history and DNA that subconsciously directs fear and hate toward others not deemed pristine, white, entitled and self-described superior?

America has always been hypocritically shameless and self-destructive both culturally and racially. People talk all this BS about black on black crime like that ahole Barr, yet what of white on white crime. The numbers can be spread out more because so far there are more whites in America, but this type of crime is just white on white murder like black on black murder. The reasons may be different gangbanging etc. yet whites kill whites in numbers that have ALWAYS been hidden to try and prove African-Americans, specifically, are more criminal, which is just not true, relatively speaking. Hidden? Yes. Of course, whites are as criminal as blacks, proved with a crook, racist, con artist, misogynist as POTUS that highlights this very point. How many people, competitors have this POTUS had killed in his quest to be an Alpha male when he has shown himself an obviously born beta?

These two young MOMS with babies in the car were profiled and as close to death as a Sandra Bland George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, because they were AWB. This POTUS and his followers in the Senate, House and out here in la-la land have finally proved to the world, OPENLY, what it has been as a nation since subjugated African slaves were forced to build it, White House included. And since 1863 continuously hated, subjugated, hung, burned, massacred, Rosewood and Tulsa come to mind, exploited by the American justice system nationwide and by corporations looking for cheap, virtually free labour.

And as a race were not to be recognized as Americans til human rights were conferred upon African-Americans in the landmark 64-65 human and voting rights Acts which have been under attack by racist in the House and Senate since 64-65. This is a sick, racist, hateful land full of evil hateful people, 66 million at last election, I can only hope many millions more than the sick racist base of trum-pets can repudiate this POTUS on November 3rd, with an overwhelming voice of the truly enlighted American, and sends him packing back to the hole he came out of.


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Tue Aug 4, 2020, 12:51 PM

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