A veteran has been charged with attempted murder for shooting & wounding a 15-year-old Black girl at a Trump rally in Iowa. Michael McKinney shot into a car with 4 unarmed Black teen girls in Dec. He says he shot in self-defense, though he was heavily armed & wearing body armor.
Stephon Clark family attorney Ben Crump: Florida shooting suspect "was not shot once. But a young black man holding a cellphone is shot 20 times. Young man who was bombing homes in Austin ... He wasn't shot once. But an unarmed black man holding a cellphone is shot 20 times."
2 men in Georgia followed, shot and killed an unarmed Black man in February while he was jogging. #AhmaudArbery was 25. They claim he looked like a burglary suspect and were not arrested. A grand jury has been asked to consider charges, but it will not meet until at least June.
rest in power #GeorgeFloyd an unarmed black man who was murdered by a police officer ON CAMERA. this system is failing the people it should protect. where is the accountability?
Your excuse for shooting an unarmed black therapist is that you meant to shoot the autistic guy with the toy truck? Holy shit.
7 years ago today, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed while walking home unarmed. His death was not in vain as it helped awaken a nation to painful truths and lies about anti-Black racism and policing in the 21st century. Gone but not forgotten ? Rest in power.
Another unarmed black man has been killed by police - this victim even had his hands up. #TerenceCrutcher