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It appears that this is thankfully a hoax. While it is horrible that someone would create such a horrible story, for whatever reason it was created, It is even worse that the conditions exist for it to be believed. I leave this post up to show that I do jump the gun sometimes. Ok, a whole bunch. :P

She rode her bike to go to the store. She never came home. They found her bike in a dumpster. Late that evening they found her. She had been assaulted with a sledge hammer, they think, judging from the bruises all over her body. Her knee caps had been broken. She had been gang raped. They buried her alive.

'Roo' presente.
polerin: My shadow on a wall (Default)
How am I just now finding out about this?
How is this police officer on leave and not in a jail cell?
How is are people coming to his defense talking about a tazer? They look, feel, and are used completely differently.
How do police get away with confiscating video cameras after one of their commits a brutal murder?

Why do police get to investigate themselves.
Why are we still having to have this discussion.
Why is this young man dead, when moments prior he was begging his friends to cooperate with the police?

Oscar Bell, Sean Bell, Duanna Johnson.
All murdered. All people of color. All victims of police violence.

I think the Hows and Why's are perfectly fucking clear.

philly examiner.
Sf bay view
Youtube Angle one. Shows his hands being cuffed behind his back just before being shot
Youtube Angle two. Shows the cop drawing, standing, and shooting.

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I'm done with being upset.

I can't watch this any more.


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