Skip to comments.First Trayvon Martin- George Zimmerman related hate crime reported in Chicago (Thanks Al!)
Posted on 04/22/2012 3:28:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
CHICAGO, April 22, 2012 The first Trayvon Martin-related hate crime has just been reported. Is the politically heated rhetoric surrounding the Sanford, Florida case to blame?
For weeks, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and other prominent political figures have been ratcheting up the rhetoric in the case of Trayvon Martin. Martin is the 17-year-old black teenager who was shot by volunteer neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Zimmerman is of white and Peruvian descent.
Critics have charged that Jackson and Sharpton have been using the Trayvon Martin case to fan the flames of U.S. racial discord and have intentionally focused their venom on the racial divisions between the white and black communities Zimmermans mixed racial heritage notwithstanding.
Last month, Jackson launched what he termed the Trayvon Martin-voter registration movement with a goal of registering 1 million voters in Florida.
The founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition also expressed anger after bond was set Friday at $150,000 for Zimmermans release.
We are disappointed that the bond was set so low, said Jackson. Tomorrow Mr. Zimmermans freedom will be restored. This decision cheapens black life.
But now there is a real-life casualty of the heated - some would say politically-motivated - rhetoric: a 19-year-old white hate crime victim from Chicago....
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The decision that Zimmerman isn’t a flight risk, so doesn’t need a heavy bail? If the judge had been more politic, he would have set bail at a million, but the fine print would say that it was “partially secured,” i.e., that he only has to put down 150,000, and if he fled justice he’d then forfeit that amount and also owe another 850,000. Dumb judge. Don’t feed the hustlers.
We need to call Sharpton, Jackson, and Obama what they are - Racists.
......maybe the first one that was reported by the media. But surely not the first one.
And who would know how to cheapen black life more than an adulterous, race-baiting, stuttering boob...
You forgot...who is related to Michelle Robinson Obama....JJ’s biological father was Noah Robinson from the same community that Michelle’s parents were from.
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Just got a tip through FRmail...Here’s more:
(Note reference to business man Noah Robinson/ half brother to JJ.)
If you’re interested in Chicago Crime..We’ve collected an entire research thread to it. Will be anxious to see how Rezko connects to this group. His first job was keeping the boxer M Ali in line for Ferret-con. So it appears that the Obingos have many blood connections to .....WE ARE FAMILY dot dot dot dot Deee
Inciting violence is a criminal act, charged by the state if it chooses to.
Not saying Sharpton or Jackson meet the criteria for the crime, but if they do, standing isn't the problem. The legal hurdle is 1st amendment, and that the person has to have expressly "urged ten or more persons to engage in tumultuous and violent conduct of a kind likely to create public alarm." (cribbing from NYS Penal Law 240.08, because that came up near the top of the web search results). In New York, the crime is a misdemeanor.
I agree with your comments about the difficulties of mounting a civil case.
Just saw on Big Gov. Zimmerman is out of jail...Haven’t had time to look on FR.