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Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:29 AM

Minneapolis MN - 5 people shot at Jamar Clark death at Police Force hands BLM Protests

Background - last week Jamar Clark was shot during a "struggle" with the police. Witnesses to his death are stating he was handcuffed and shot execution style in the head.

http://www.kare11.com/story/news/2015/11/24/police-at-least-3-shot-near-fourth-precinct-protest/76298300/

MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis Police tell KARE 11 at least five people were shot near protests at the Fourth Precinct.

Reports of a shooting surfaced around 10:45 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of Morgan Avenue North, about a block north of the Fourth Precinct.

At this time, it is not clear on the exact number of people shot as some shooting victims found their own way to a hospital. Police tell KARE 11 five people are being treated for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries, two people at Hennepin County Medical Center and three others at North Memorial Hospital. Police have not released any information on a possible suspect or suspects.

A photographer with Ruptly captured some of the first images following the shooting.

2 black men just got shot in Minneapolis at #4thPrecinctShutDownpic.twitter.com/aS1GjXqVG3
— Lorena de la Cuesta (@LorenadlaCuesta) November 24, 2015
Prayers near protests at 4th Precinct. Police say 3 people shot & hospitalized w/ non-life threatening injuries pic.twitter.com/WUPfk1douU
— Boyd Huppert (@BoydHuppert) November 24, 2015
Update: MPLS PD now says 5 people shot near 4th Precinct protest. Count has risen as additional victims have driven to hospitals.
— Boyd Huppert (@BoydHuppert) November 24, 2015


Heavy.com has a heavily graphic timeline of last nights shootings - but I can't get my first generation iPad to fully load all of the images without closing my browser.
http://heavy.com/news/2015/11/minneapolis-jamar-clark-4th-police-precinct-protests-shooting-shots-fired-white-supremacists-victims-suspects-injuries-photos-video-black-lives-matter

Evidently there were reports of White Supremacists threatening the protestors last week. Last night three white men (per reports) in masks and wearing bullet proof vests opened fire.

Here's where I'm at . . .

In light of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin and Freddie Gray murder trials - I'm believing it. All of it.

My default setting is -

Jamar Clark was handcuffed - any struggle would have been futile on his part. He was murdered.

The three gun men will claim thy feared for their lives and that's why they shot five people at a protest that they had no business being at in the first place. Many people in America are going to make up shit in their dumb assed prejudiced fearful little feeble minds that justifies White Supremacists being at anything having to do with Mr. Clark's death. Gird your loins for that one.

We need to treat these W.S. groups as domestic terrorists.

BLM has the high ground.

We can't retreat - we must double down. BLM is getting to them. These types have buttons all over them and BLM pushes that one, and that one - oops ! Missed one. There's another on his ankle. Don't miss the one on his left knuckle . . .

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Reply Minneapolis MN - 5 people shot at Jamar Clark death at Police Force hands BLM Protests (Original post)
JustAnotherGen Nov 2015 OP
bravenak Nov 2015 #1
JustAnotherGen Nov 2015 #2
bravenak Nov 2015 #4
JustAnotherGen Nov 2015 #6
bravenak Nov 2015 #8
JustAnotherGen Nov 2015 #9
bravenak Nov 2015 #10
brer cat Nov 2015 #14
Number23 Nov 2015 #31
pnwmom Nov 2015 #3
JustAnotherGen Nov 2015 #5
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pnwmom Nov 2015 #7
Starry Messenger Nov 2015 #11
JustAnotherGen Nov 2015 #12
wilsonbooks Nov 2015 #13
7962 Nov 2015 #16
brer cat Nov 2015 #15
marble falls Nov 2015 #17
ismnotwasm Nov 2015 #18
blackspade Nov 2015 #19
JimDandy Nov 2015 #20
Starry Messenger Nov 2015 #24
JimDandy Nov 2015 #25
sleepyvoter Nov 2015 #21
gollygee Nov 2015 #22
lovemydog Nov 2015 #23
randys1 Nov 2015 #26
heaven05 Nov 2015 #27
Kind of Blue Nov 2015 #28
rbrnmw Nov 2015 #29
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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:35 AM

1. I believe it too.

 

All of it. You know how I feel.

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Response to bravenak (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:38 AM

2. One more thought

This is not about the Sanders v Clinton battle.

I'm sick and tired of the supporters of both using our deaths, rapes, dime rides, murders to score political points. Enough!

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #2)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:46 AM

4. No shit. This is life or death.

 

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Response to bravenak (Reply #4)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:51 AM

6. I posted this to Falcon yesterday - it still holds true


http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1187&pid=32971

I've said before - with all due respect to the anti plutocrat, oligarch, corporate whore fascist overlords crowd - black folks KNOW. We have had HUGE wins staring with about 50 years ago when President Johnson made damn sure we were American Citizens. 100 years prior to that - we endured. 

This is why the movement needs to be lead by black folks. WE KNOW how to put BIG WINS on the BOARD! 

If we don't hold the line (and the little pups in BLM that are heads - women and lesbian included) - things will get worse for all groups who have benefitted from that leadership. 

For women, for the GLBT community, for the poor, for the marginalized, for our New Americans, for the UU Church in TN, the Sikh temple, the Mosque, the Synagogue . . . stick with us.


We KNOW what we are doing and me? I'm handing this over to you guys - you millenials. Millenials are leading this fight and you have 150 years of "knowledge" behind you. I've got BLM's back - because they will hold the line not only for black folks - AND push the line FORWARD - but for all of the other "Others" too!

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #6)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:54 AM

8. We fight harder cause we have no choice.

 

I feel as if many want to use that for themselves, we saw that this summer. It is time for us to get educated, get organized and fight this shit once and for all.

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Response to bravenak (Reply #8)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 07:04 AM

9. We are easy targets

This was 7 years ago - I'm a UU in very good standing.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knoxville_Unitarian_Universalist_church_shooting

This guy was no different than the three suspects. Only difference was he used the word "liberals"

Dear The Left,

Wake the hell up!

Love,

Citizen JAG

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #9)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 07:07 AM

10. Damn, that really is scary shit.

 

Right wing terrorists. Biggest threat.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #2)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 08:11 AM

14. We truly need to get past that.

It transcends any person or campaign, and we don't need a circular firing squad over these murders or the BLM movement.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #2)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 09:10 PM

31. Plus a fucking billion. There are some here that only type the fucking letters BLM when

they think it can be used to help or hurt one of the candidates. Fuck them.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:43 AM

3. Here's another MSM report of the BLM shooting by the armed white guys.

There's hardly any coverage, though.

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2015/11/24/shooting-at-4th-precinct-leaves-5-protesters-hospitalized/

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Five protesters are hospitalized after a shooting at the 4th Precinct Monday night, according to police.

Witnesses at the scene say the shooters were white supremacists, and were hanging around the rally before others asked them to leave. The witnesses said the men came back a short time later and fired six shots at protesters just north of the precinct, on the 1400 block of Morgan Avenue North.

All five victims are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at North Memorial Medical Center. Police say the three suspects are still at large.

SNIP

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #3)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:46 AM

5. Thanks! C/P from this -



MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Five protesters are hospitalized after a shooting at the 4th Precinct Monday night, according to police.

Witnesses at the scene say the shooters were white supremacists, and were hanging around the rally before others asked them to leave. The witnesses said the men came back a short time later and fired six shots at protesters just north of the precinct, on the 1400 block of Morgan Avenue North.

All five victims are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at North Memorial Medical Center. Police say the three suspects are still at large.

A crowd gathered at the scene after the shooting, and emotions were running high.


And a special message to you - Don't let them lessen the depth of tenderness you have in your heart for those who are victims of this nonsense by distracting you with nonsense arguments.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #5)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:53 AM

7. *

You are right. I shouldn't let myself get distracted by their constant efforts to change the subject. BLM isn't about anyone's candidate for President.

With regard to BLM, I respond as a mother and friend. I know how afraid I would be to send my kids out into this world if they were targets just because of their skin color. . . it's hard enough as it is.

Thanks for your kind words. And thanks for all your work here!

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 07:21 AM

11. How is this not terrorism? :(

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Response to Starry Messenger (Reply #11)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 07:26 AM

12. All I've got is . . .

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 07:32 AM

13. Racism runs so deep in our country.

Yesterday I had a co-worker go off on Obama and say that he should be shot. I told him that he was a ******** un American ******** and that he should be ashamed of himself. Where is the outrage in the Republican party at the remarks the donald trump is making that are fanning the flames of hatred? There are a lot of sick people in our society and they must not be encouraged.

I hope that no one was seriously injured and that this will be a wakeup call for people to address these problems.

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Response to wilsonbooks (Reply #13)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 08:53 AM

16. You should have reported his ass for threatening the President.

Even the people I know who are on the other side have never gone that far. Matter of fact, I remember them talking about the secret service being screwed up after that guy got into the WHite House. None of them said "wished he'd got to obama" because even they know thats STUPID. That just puts us in 3rd world status

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 08:13 AM

15. I believe it.

K&R

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 09:17 AM

17. I really do not want to hear "but racism is dead" today at all. Racism is terrorism. Racists are...

terrorists.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 09:22 AM

18. They are terrorists

In the precise definition of the word. Terrorists.

On edit--this is from a FB friend of mind a week ago:


Im sorry For,all the loss ,and suffering by the people of Paris,But everytime A police car pulls behind me,I quickly remember That Terrorism is a live and well ,right here in a america

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 09:23 AM

19. Psycho cops and white supremacy....

What could go wrong?

There is no justice or rule of law if you are black in this country.
Only a roll of the (loaded) dice.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 09:28 AM

20. The big question is where the heck were the police?

They push the "peace officers" phrasing on all of us, but when it comes time to for it to be more than words, they are nowhere around.

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Response to JimDandy (Reply #20)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 11:30 AM

24. Witnesses say that cops stood by and laughed without rendering aid at first,

saying things like "Well, this is what you were asking for/wanted out of this." Not a direct quote, but the flavor. Sick.

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Response to Starry Messenger (Reply #24)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 12:23 PM

25. Disgusting.

And they can hide, as always, behind court rulings that allow them to not be held responsible, if they don't attempt to prevent a crime.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 10:21 AM

21. I'm a white male

 

my heart is with these protesters. I just learned of this when waking up this morning. I hope justice will be served.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 10:59 AM

22. Heartbreaking

They ARE terrorists.

This is such a huge deal but it doesn't seem to be getting as much attention as I would have thought it would, and that makes me wonder what's going on with people.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 11:18 AM

23. Black lives matter.

Thank you for the post JAG.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 12:42 PM

26. Wait, WHAT> BLM is being gunned down and it isnt in GD a hundred times over, did this

happen this week, i am confused

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 06:44 PM

27. I think

we are heading, culturally, toward the reality that black people are going to have to fight again against the trump brownshirts and it won't be pretty. I feel bad for the citizens of this country and for the direction in which this society is heading. The racists, left and right, against everyone else that will stand against them. They have been emboldened by trump and his racist, fascist patter.....oh well, they will reap what he sows.Fuck em.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 07:29 PM

28. Video showing a supremacist entering an alleged state

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 09:04 PM

29. I just don't even have words to describe what this feels like

it's the worst kind of hurt anger and helplessness.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Original post)

Tue Nov 24, 2015, 09:09 PM

30. Of course we believe it. We all know how this country operates.

So people are actively shooting at BLM activists now?? Anyone surprised by this, especially after the idiocy at the Trump event last week??

This is so fucking psychotic. I am just glad that apparently none of the activists suffered life threatening injuries. This time.

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