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Exclusive: Rayshard Brooks was on
probation for four crimes—including
cruelty to children—and faced going
back to prison if charged with a DUI,
when he was found asleep and intoxicated
at Wendy's drive-thru

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Posted By: Ribicon, 6/17/2020 2:55:56 PM

Rayshard Brooks was on probation and faced going back to prison if he was charged with a DUI, DailyMail.com can reveal. It was the fear of incarceration that likely caused Brooks to panic in the face of imminent arrest and caused him to make a break for it. Brooks was shot and killed on Friday, June 12 when cops received a 911 call to the Wendy's at University Avenue in Atlanta.(Snip) He was tried in Clayton County and sentenced to seven years on the first count, with one year in prison and six on probation and 12 months for each of the other three counts

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Fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin was the intended face of the Montgomery bus protest until it emerged she was unmarried and pregnant by a married man, so in comes the understudy Rosa Parks, because back then it was shameful to be an unwed mother, which would undermine the stagecraft. Today's Marxists have such contempt for both black people and their white supremacist oppressors that they don't even bother to use a clean victim.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: OhioNick 6/17/2020 3:03:08 PM (No. 447772)
So both George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks were violent felons with sketchy pasts.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/17/2020 3:11:19 PM (No. 447782)
And Floyd was drugged to the gills on fentanyl, methamphetamine, pot and such in large amounts. Rayshard,I presume an ethnic spelling of Richard had passed out in his car and flunked a sobriety test. Floyd was highly agitated and had to be restrained. Rayshard grabbed a cop's taser and shot at him. Please somebody put these guys in front of Martin Luther King so he can slap some sense into them.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/17/2020 3:15:19 PM (No. 447787)
So? Past dirt is not the issue with Brooks, or integral to his shooting. He was drunk, blowing a .10+, and unarmed, patted down earlier. He shot his one taser round, and not very effectively. So he deserved to be shot in the back twice. Of course, none of us would ever be caught in these circumstances...we think.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MissGrits 6/17/2020 3:25:32 PM (No. 447796)
Abuses his kids, and they all do an emotional TV press plea about how daddy was just coming home to a birthday party for one of the kids.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Philipsonh 6/17/2020 3:33:24 PM (No. 447801)
When the police have a suspect in custody, or even before they take him into custody, they are supposed to call the license plate/name/ etc into their dispatch so they can find out if the man is wanted or has a criminal history. It isn't mentioned if they did so in this case., but we find out subsequently he was wanted for breaking probation.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: RuckusTom 6/17/2020 3:41:04 PM (No. 447808)
It's a bit much to shoot the guy in the back as he's running away. Could they have let him go? They do it in dangerous car chases. They had his car. They, presumably, knew where he and his sister lived. If a civilian shot a rapist in the back running away, he'd be facing 50 and all sorts of civil lawsuits (these cops might get the civil suits, that the taxpayers will pay the tab for).
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 6/17/2020 3:47:01 PM (No. 447813)
Someone here asked "Why did he go crazy and fight?" a day or so ago. And my comment was "these people often are on parole or have warrants against them and are hoping to go-along-get-along and get away without the police knowing it. Once they know that they will be arrested and found out, and suffer the consequences of parole violations or warrants.....they go nuts and fight." Yep. This is exactly that. And he was not a nice person, clearly. And that is why they fight it out with the cops, because they are basically career criminals.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 6/17/2020 3:47:32 PM (No. 447814)
#3, that is incorrect. Tasers have two shots.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: TLCary 6/17/2020 3:51:13 PM (No. 447822)
#3, #6. Running away while reaching back and firing a weapon at a police officer. It's irrelevant which direction you are running while pointing a weapon at, and firing upon the police! If the taser hit him and temporarily paralyzed the officer, the officer's life would be over and his weapon would be in the hands of a violent criminal. This is as dumb as NPR suggesting they should have called him an Uber and let him go. He risked lives driving his drunk ass there. Ask a parent with a dead child from a drunk driver if that should be rewarded. Let him keep the taser as a trophy. BRILLIANT!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 6/17/2020 3:52:17 PM (No. 447823)
#6 Let him go? Drunk and agitated, he could've run in front of a car, or carjacked someone else. The cops enforce the law, they don't interpret it. What if he got hit by a bus? Wouldn't his family have the right to sue for negligence? They couldn't let him go.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: akudaq 6/17/2020 3:54:07 PM (No. 447824)
Had the police done a search on him for weapons before he got the tazer and ran away? If the police knew he wasn't armed but for the taser, I can't see the necessity of shooting him. If they thought he might have a gun, then yes, definitely understand the shooting. Bad deal all around.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: RuckusTom 6/17/2020 3:55:46 PM (No. 447828)
#9 and # 10. So, the only solution was to go Judge Dread and shoot him in the back and kill him. Got it.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: LadyHen 6/17/2020 3:58:44 PM (No. 447830)
As Candace Owen says why is the present Black community the only one on Earth that places on pedestals the morally lowest in it's ranks? Why are abusers, gangsters, druggies, thieves, liars, cheats, and murderers the champions of the most vocal in the Black community? It is a highly dysfunctional kind of thinking that places these criminals above all the hard working everyday Black folks who own businesses and have families and those true heroes who serve the Black community and all the American community everyday with no "help" needed nor desired.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bighambone 6/17/2020 3:59:58 PM (No. 447833)
By the time that the guy started resisting arrest by fighting the police you have to figure, in the twenty minutes between them contacting the guy and the time that he started fighting and resisting, that the police knew that he had a felony criminal record and if he had an active arrest warrant on file. If the police knew all that, the police would have known that they were dealing with a convicted felon. In any case the two police officers could not handle that guy, and it will be interesting to know if the guy was intoxicated through partaking in alcoholic beverages alone, or through a mixture of alcohol and illicit drugs. The toxicology portion of the autopsy report will show that.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 6/17/2020 4:08:31 PM (No. 447840)
Brooks was armed and dangerous. Any drunken man in a vehicle is armed and very very dangerous. I've got a friend who was killed by a man just like that. The guy already had 4 DUIs.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: LadyHen 6/17/2020 4:12:24 PM (No. 447842)
Love all these folks saying they should just let him go. And then the police would be on the hook if he a) carjacked someone b) physically assaulted someone c) ran into traffic and got hit d)went home drunk and beat up his kids. And you would be crying "why didn't the police do their job?? " Please, the Monday morning quarterbacks are never happy. Choices. It all come down to choices. It's simple. Had he simply allowed himself to be arrested in an orderly fashion, he would still be alive. Don't be a criminal, don't resist arrest, don't be belligerent and violent with the police, don't point a weapon at the police. 99.9% of the time, you won't die.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Clinger 6/17/2020 4:13:58 PM (No. 447844)
I respectfully disagree #3. His past record is germane to the judgement to use deadly force. I would never condone the use of deadly force to prevent a drunk from escaping, if the only concern is the next time he gets behind the wheel you have plenty of time to get him later.. He was not just a DUI case when he was shot. He had just pummeled two police officers and presumably they ran his plates and were aware of the overall risk to society he presented. I'm not saying I agree with the law or the decision the police made, but I do believe they have the latitude to use deadly force to stop a fleeing suspect if they have good reason to believe he represents a risk to the public, including shooting him in the back while fleeing. That makes his status as a parolee for violent crimes relevant. Personally, it looked to me like Brooks was going to be fairly easily run down. What I won't pretend to be qualified to pass judgement on is the whole fog of war component, the officers had been roughed up and no doubt fight of flight had kicked in. I also know its their job to manage that. This will never be a training film on how do do the job, nor is it a George Floyd scenario where nothing makes it OK for a suspect to die under the knee of an officer.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: TLCary 6/17/2020 4:14:16 PM (No. 447846)
#12 Reuters News 8/22/2017: 1,007 People killed by police tasers in 7 years. Tasers can be lethal and the cops know it. The shots were an exchange of fire with a second round available in the taser. The perpetrator forfeited his life when he fought to the death with the police and lost. Our officers die often enough, thank you. Nowhere in the world do the police use force until the perp might get hurt and then just let them go. "just play'n" If so, every police arrest would become a cage match that the perp would win.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Scribelus 6/17/2020 4:21:11 PM (No. 447850)
There was a time, in living memory, when persons imprisoned for political transgressions were known as “political prisoners”. The police officers arrested in Minneapolis and Atlanta, convicted already, are political prisoners.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Southron 6/17/2020 4:29:53 PM (No. 447855)
And Atlanta's black mayor says he only broke away and ran so he could be with his daughter on her birthday. Ugh!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: ramona 6/17/2020 4:37:46 PM (No. 447864)
With all respect to OP, Rosa Parks was no understudy. She was a veteran of the civil rights movement in Montgomery, already very involved with the NAACP at the time she replaced Claudette. That is not to diminish the righteousness of her cause (to be seated where she wanted on public transportation). It also does not diminish the fact that the Left today is willing to put forth the most unworthy candidates for "sainthood." Ramona (the Pest)
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Reply 22 - Posted by: earlybird 6/17/2020 4:38:28 PM (No. 447865)
When the Taser’s electrified darts struck him, Carl Bryan felt a shooting pain up his back that rattled his whole body, shaking his brain like a “peanut in a jar.” “If you were to shake that jar a hundred times as fast as you can and multiply that by a thousand,” he said. For Christa Keeton, getting shocked by Taser barbs felt like bees “crawling” through her skin. Eligio Torres Jr. likened the Taser’s electrical jolt to a “horrific electrical current just flowing through your body.” “You’re just shaking,” Torres said in court testimony. “You’re helpless. You can’t do much. You lose control.” Their comments illustrate an unmistakable truth: Tasers are painful. People shocked by them often call the experience the most painful of their lives. “Every inch of your body is going through excruciating pain,” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-taser-stunned/shocked-by-a-taser-overwhelming-excruciating-pain-idUSKCN1BV1EW
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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone 6/17/2020 4:51:12 PM (No. 447873)
It’s time for Nancy Pelosi to run down to Atlanta and present an officially folded American flag to the guy’s family, just as she did for the guy in Minneapolis who died in police custody.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: DVC 6/17/2020 4:56:37 PM (No. 447875)
#11, typical police procedure is to cuff a suspect to make it less likely that he will do exactly what he did, fight and produce a weapon while they are trying to search him. Often a simple, quick pat down is done before cuffing, not always, but the cops know that a quick pat down is not conclusive until they get the cuffs on and do a good search, including removing everything from all pockets, and checking ankles and waistband thoroughly. He could have had a hidden gun, in addition to the taser. And it is very easy to assume that because something is seen by a video camera, that a human being at the same place could see the same thing. This is WAY far away from the truth. Video cameras often have far better extreme low light vision than humans, and often their visual recording light frequency range extends into the infrared range, so cameras often can see far better than a person, and in different kinds of light that human eyes do not see. Near infra red cameras, are basically night vision, since humans can't see in infra red. Just because a security camera (technically very optimized to see well under adverse lighting conditions) can show you something, that does not mean that the video view is what the officers saw.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: snapper451 6/17/2020 4:58:48 PM (No. 447877)
Just saw the former officer is facing 11 counts, including murder. Talk about over-charging and a knee jerk reaction. The stupid mayor hopefully eliminated herself from the Biden Olympics by accusing him of murder that night. Police unions and their families have to know President Trump has their back while Dementia Joe and his lot will be pushing them in the back - off a cliff.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: DVC 6/17/2020 4:59:02 PM (No. 447878)
Good points, #16, except it is probably more like 99.999999% of the time.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Socaworld 6/17/2020 5:12:43 PM (No. 447892)
I see our Deep State representative, #3, is with us again, today. . .
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Reply 28 - Posted by: GoodDeal 6/17/2020 5:17:40 PM (No. 447901)
Ohhhhh don't say that. We all really know he was an upstanding man in the community. A gentle giant. Planned on going to medical to become a pediatric heart surgeon, and wanted to donate his skills to doctors without borders, and volunteer at a local Jewish hospice care home, and be a mentor for children and tutor kids in mathematics and American history. Please don't destroy his legacy with facts that he was a drug addict and an alcoholic child-abusing thug that was facing some serious time in the Grey Bar Hotel. It just ain't right.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Jethro bo 6/17/2020 5:21:59 PM (No. 447904)
BFLM is more like it.. Black Felon LIve Matter
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Safari Man 6/17/2020 5:24:43 PM (No. 447907)
So with that rap sheet, he would be considered the model urban citizen.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: DVC 6/17/2020 5:37:27 PM (No. 447923)
#3, speak for yourself. I don't drink alcohol, so I am never drunk and would be especially certain not to be behind the wheel and I sure as hell don't resist arrest and shoot at police, EVER. Perhaps these are things that YOU might think are within your possible range of behaviors, but not me. I am often the designated driver because everyone knows I don't drink.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: DVC 6/17/2020 5:45:22 PM (No. 447933)
In case you wonder why it seems like so many black males that we hear about in the news have criminal records......it is because 33% of black males have at least one felony conviction on their records. One out of three. That says a lot about their cultural view of laws. The percentage of all Americans with a felony record is 8%, including the one in three black males who have a felony conviction. So, white felonies must be something like 3-4%, perhaps less, depending on how many of that 8% are other non-whites.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Right Time 6/17/2020 6:17:27 PM (No. 447959)
So, you have to go to a UK news outlet to learn this critical information?
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Reply 34 - Posted by: watashiyo 6/17/2020 6:35:23 PM (No. 447973)
I know the paralyzing power of Tasers. The Lowlife tried his luck by tasing the police officer to escape. Missed, and got shot in the back. Good riddance, and one less undesirable tax burden from the system.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: JL80863 6/17/2020 6:47:29 PM (No. 447993)
Well done #25. Another case of over charging , either to mollify the uninformed or as a deliberate provocation to enrage some people when the jury trial results are known. Democrat politicians are scum.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: JHHolliday 6/17/2020 8:24:13 PM (No. 448069)
The DA has over-charged this cop for political reasons and it will come back to bite him when the jury convicts him of lesser charges. This will cause another riot when these low IQ savages react to the verdict and it will be on DA Howard’s head.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Strike3 6/17/2020 9:19:11 PM (No. 448099)
So, another role model?
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Reply 38 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/17/2020 9:19:51 PM (No. 448101)
Well there we have it...a CRIMINAL with a strong reason to, attacked police...this 'Monkey Trial' will be very interesting!
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Reply 39 - Posted by: OK state mom 6/17/2020 10:49:48 PM (No. 448138)
Assuming they ran a police report on him the upon review of it why didn't they call for back up? He still would have run but would have run without the taser.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: YorkieMom 6/17/2020 11:45:45 PM (No. 448159)
I’m with #16. I just wish the Monday morning quarterbacks here and on TV like the big mouth on Martha McCallums show had been on the ride along with the cops during this. I’m sure they would have handled things much better. /s
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Reply 41 - Posted by: akudaq 6/18/2020 12:00:49 AM (No. 448163)
Thank you #24 for answering my question. I appreciate Lucianne's site for helping us to share knowledge with each other (carefully, without chatting, ha).
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Reply 42 - Posted by: franq 6/18/2020 6:28:39 AM (No. 448237)
In any war, truth is the first casualty. Had a Skype department meeting yesterday. Was supposed to be a half hour. Lasted six minutes. The organizer rattled off a list of things "going on" in our company and the world. Among them was "civil unrest over the senseless murder of George Floyd." Then he asked for questions. Dead silence from 9 people. Another request for questions. Dead silence. The meeting was terminated.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: hoosierblue 6/18/2020 6:52:15 AM (No. 448251)
Yea, and those dirty cops murdered this fine citizen. /s
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Reply 44 - Posted by: msjena 6/18/2020 11:56:59 AM (No. 448605)
This suspect was resisting arrest. He attacked a police officer and stole his weapon. He pointed the weapon at the cops. Sorry, but I don't think the cops should have been charged with anything.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: DVC 6/18/2020 3:04:08 PM (No. 448855)
#18, excellent point, and this is why they are called "less lethal" rather than "non-lethal". They will still kill you some of the time.
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The Aunt Jemima brand of syrup and pancake mix will get a new name and image, Quaker Oats announced Wednesday, saying the company recognizes that "Aunt Jemima's origins are based on a racial stereotype." The 130-year-old brand features a Black woman named Aunt Jemima, who was originally dressed as a minstrel character. The picture has changed over time, and in recent years Quaker removed the “mammy” kerchief from the character to blunt growing criticism that the brand perpetuated a racist stereotype that dated to the days of slavery. But Quaker, a (Snip) said removing the image and name is part of an effort by the company “to make progress toward racial equality.”
Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup says it
will review branding due to
racial bias concerns
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Posted by Muguy 6/18/2020 6:57:53 AM Post Reply
Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup says it will review its brand and packaging after two other popular products announced changes to their products due to racial bias concerns. “The Mrs. Butterworth’s brand, including its syrup packaging, is intended to evoke the images of a loving grandmother,” the company said in a news release Wednesday. “We stand in solidarity with our Black and Brown communities and we can see that our packaging may be interpreted in a way that is wholly inconsistent with our values.” Conagra Brands said it has “begun a complete brand and packaging review on Mrs. Butterworth’s.”
Iowa grandma’s scheme to have libs buy up
tickets to Trump rally so he ends up in empty
auditorium
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Posted by ladydawgfan 6/17/2020 5:05:05 PM Post Reply
A 51-year-old Iowa woman has led an effort get President Donald Trump to address an empty auditorium when he speaks at a campaign rally next week. Mary Jo Laupp posted a video on video sharing platform TikTok last week encouraging her followers to register for Trump’s campaign rally in Oklahoma and then not attend. The plan is designed to purchase as many tickets as possible, forcing the president to address a largely empty auditorium on June 20. “All of those of us that want to see this 19,000 seat auditorium barely filled or completely empty go reserve tickets now and leave him standing alone there on the stage,”
Aunt Jemima to remove image from
packaging and rename brand
46 replies
Posted by StormCnter 6/17/2020 8:30:33 AM Post Reply
The breakfast brand Aunt Jemima is removing its logo and will be renamed, amid public outcry that the branding perpetuated a racist stereotype, its parent company said Wednesday. Quaker Oats said in a statement that the longtime brand will remove the image of Aunt Jemima from its packaging starting at the end of 2020, and the name change will happen at a later date. “As we work to make progress toward racial equality through several initiatives, we also must take a hard look at our portfolio of brands and ensure they reflect our values and meet our consumers’ expectations,” said Kristin Kroepfl, vice president and chief marketing officer
Exclusive: Rayshard Brooks was on
probation for four crimes—including
cruelty to children—and faced going
back to prison if charged with a DUI,
when he was found asleep and intoxicated
at Wendy's drive-thru
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Posted by Ribicon 6/17/2020 2:55:56 PM Post Reply
Rayshard Brooks was on probation and faced going back to prison if he was charged with a DUI, DailyMail.com can reveal. It was the fear of incarceration that likely caused Brooks to panic in the face of imminent arrest and caused him to make a break for it. Brooks was shot and killed on Friday, June 12 when cops received a 911 call to the Wendy's at University Avenue in Atlanta.(Snip) He was tried in Clayton County and sentenced to seven years on the first count, with one year in prison and six on probation and 12 months for each of the other three counts
Duluth pushes to remove 'chief'
from job titles, calling it
offensive to indigenous people
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Posted by Ribicon 6/18/2020 1:59:02 PM Post Reply
Duluth–City leaders are making a push to remove the word “chief” from job titles, calling the term offensive to indigenous people. At a news conference Wednesday, Duluth Mayor Emily Larson implored City Council members to vote to approve the change next week “so that we have more inclusive leadership and less language that is rooted in hurt and offensive, intentional marginalization.” The measure, slated to go before the council Monday night, would change Chief Administrative Officer Noah Schuchman’s title to city administrator and Chief Financial Officer Wayne Parson’s title to finance director.(Snip) Kozlowski said “chief” is used as “a racial epithet, and it turns into a microaggression.”
Black Lives Matter protest of 80 people
in tiny Ohio town where just 13
black residents live is overrun by 700
white counterprotesters armed with
rifles, handguns and baseball bats
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Posted by Imright 6/17/2020 2:20:32 PM Post Reply
A Black Lives Matter protest of around 80 people in a tiny Ohio town which is home to just 13 black residents was overrun by 700 white counterprotesters armed with rifles, handguns and baseball bats at the weekend. Heavily armed white men and women from motorcycle gangs and 'back the blue' groups flocked to the small town of Bethel on Sunday shouting 'Blue lives matter!' and 'All lives matter!'They faced off with the small group of village residents who had been demonstrating peacefully calling for an end to systemic racism and police brutality across America. Shocking video footage showed a BLM protester being surrounded and violently punched
House Democrats set to vote
next week on DC statehood
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Posted by Imright 6/17/2020 7:14:41 AM Post Reply
House Democrats announced Tuesday that they will hold a vote on DC statehood next week — in what likely will be the first time a chamber of Congress approves making the nation’s capital city the 51st state.The bill is expected to pass easily on June 26 with overwhelming Democratic support. But it will die just as surely with opposition in the Senate from Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.Democratic leaders and DC officials announced the vote at a press conference. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said
'Snap, Crackle, Pop' Determined To Be Racist 32 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 6/18/2020 1:42:44 PM Post Reply
Fiona Onasanya, a Black Lives Matter activist and former member of the UK parliament, claims that Kellogg’s Rice Krispies is a racist cereal because it has “three white boys” as mascots. Now that’s “systemic racism”! If Ms. Onasanya had stopped there, she would simply be dismissed as a fool and that would have been that. But. in her eagerness to prove racism, Onasanya doubled down on her charge and, in the process, proved she is an ignorant fool. [Tweet] It’s an idiotic point, even if it were true. It isn’t.
Cream of Wheat now reviewing mascot
amid Black Lives Matter backlash
31 replies
Posted by Ribicon 6/18/2020 10:33:46 AM Post Reply
Is Cream of Wheat next in line for a social justice makeover? Cream of Wheat is now re-evaluating its black mascot following announcements by Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s that they’d overhaul their controversial imaging amid online criticism. The move comes in wake of Black Lives Matter protests over the deaths of George Floyd and other black men while in police custody.(Snip) “You still are referencing the place of black people as servants, as your chefs,” said Naa Oyo A. Kwate, associate professor of Africana studies at Rutgers University, with regards to the logo’s facelift. “You can still draw on that legacy
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