Skip to comments.Jesse Jackson leads rally for Chicago basketball star convicted in sex assault
Posted on 08/24/2012 12:59:38 PM PDT by Zakeet
STILLWATER, Okla. Darrell Williams supporters put their faith in God on Thursday night and in the unifying power of the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
Williams, 22, a suspended Oklahoma State basketball player from Chicago, is scheduled to be sentenced here Friday for molesting two women at a college house party. Williams was convicted of two counts rape by instrumentation and one count of sexual battery, but that means little to his supporters.
Jesus was innocent but convicted, Jackson said.
The civil rights leader, who addressed a packed church of all ages and races, told his rapt audience of the time he spent with Williams on Thursday in the Payne County Jail.
His spirits are strong, Jackson said, his faith is strong. He declared his innocence. He believes God will see him through.
We respect the justice process, Jackson continued. We seek today to temper mercy with justice.
Williams supporters decry a jury that included no African Americans, a case that involved limited physical evidence and victims who reported the assaults at an off-campus house party on December 12, 2010, in an anonymous letter.
Were sensitive to the rights of women, sensitive to the judicial system, Jackson said. We want the case to be heard, open, free and fair.
The two women Williams was convicted of molesting attended their own rally earlier this week outside the courthouse organized by advocates for rape and abuse victims, according to the Stillwater News Press.
Williams is a former Dunbar Career Academy High School student. In his junior year at Oklahoma State, he led the team in rebounding and averaged 7.1 points a game.
(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...
If that Okie judge has got to face me,
then hell be lenient and set the brother free!
Catfish are bitin’ in Stillwater.
Old Bearback goes to bat for a buddy.
Old Bareback goes to bat for a buddy.
I’d bet that if Hussein 0bama had a son, he’d look like Darrell Williams!
While the Democrats fight to free a convicted rapist, they yell out that the Repubs are waging war on women because of one idiotic statement attempting to describe rape.
“....The player’s family insists Williams, who is black, is the victim of misidentification by the white women at the party and of racial profiling by a jury of 11 whites and one Asian member who were picked from a largely white jury pool...”
Not sure if this is OK to do...from Miami Herald
Sun-Times article does not mention that Williams raped TWO WHITE WOMEN.
Now we know why Irreverend Jackson was protesting
Jesse Jackson is Black Ku Klux Klan Racist. He and his Black KKK henchmen would not be protesting if this Black Rapist had raped Black women
I am so sick and tired of Black Ku Klux Klan Racists doing everything possible to promote Black on White and Black on other Minority crime. I see it happen with the George Zimmerman lynch mob in this area
Jackson and his ilk are Black Ku Klux Klan racists...there is no other description
Check cleared, money deposited to his account now jessie jackass spring to action.
“Unifying” power my butt. Dan Cathy is “divisive” but Jackass Jackson isn’t?
Tony Farmer was a blue chip basketball recruit who seemed destined for Division I basketball, but instead the 6-foot-7 high school standout will be spending the next three years in prison.
The Ohio high school star, an 18-year-old senior at Garfield Heights High School, was handed the three-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to kidnapping, felony assault, and other crimes, Yahoo! Sports Blog The Dagger reported
Those damn Republicans and their War on Women!
HUH? What? Oh...
Right Jesse is a democrat with a capital D......
I’m guessing Jesse thinks these weren’t legitimate rapes.
well it was just sexual battery.. (sick)
Oh right. He was picking at the scab.
The proof of his guilt is that neither woman was pregnant, hence their bodies shut down, hence they were legitimate rapes.
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