As Grant lay in handcuffs, a man charged with maintaining law and order murdered him in broad daylight. What makes this incident unique is not that it occurred, but that it was caught on tape.
Anyone–be they a pregnant woman, a wet naked man with a hearing impairment, or a frail 92 year old grandmother–is automatically deemed to be a potential threat; all options, therefore, remain on the table, to be utilized at the official’s discretion.
This is what happens when you put people opposed to regulation in charge of regulatory agencies. And I’m not letting Clinton appointees off the hook, either.
Without doubt, Simpson is a wife beater and a violent man. What complicates the situation is that he was convicted of beating a white woman.
Duanna now joins women like Angie Zapata, Victoria Arellano, Amanda Milan and Alexis King on the list of trans women who have met their end through violence.
I want my anger to be as brutal and as devoid of mercy as these murdering charlatans are. I need revenge. We need revenge.
Though I firmly believe McCain’s dirty campaign tactics did indeed play a factor here, what should also be recognized is the history that white women have of blaming innocent black men of assaults.
Before Rukosyla died, she stood up to the men that surrounded her. She displayed anger, and I suspect that this was the last straw.
In a place where reaching adulthood through a maze of abject deprivation is a miracle, getting killed for thanking the wrong God makes for extreme irony.
In a country that’s replete with as many sexual assault cases as the number of babies born per minute, heinous crimes are everywhere, but one particular heinous crime has recently stood out from the rest.