Skip to comments.Predictions Of Riots If Zimmerman Acquitted Display Appalling Lack Of Faith In Black Community
Posted on 07/11/2013 6:34:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Imagine the pleasant surprise I encountered after reading the headline just in case George Zimmerman walks free adorning the top of a post composed by hip hop mogul and GlobalGrind.com founder Russell Simmons. It was my hope that Simmons, a respected voice in the black community, would spell out for an attentive audience why pundits preparing their audiences for riots in the wake of a possible acquittal were wrong. Instead, Simmons identified a variety of victories that resulted from the killing of Trayvon Martin. He cited setbacks for the National Rifle Association and state-level Stand Your Ground laws which he believes the activists who turned the trial into a political proxy war made possible. Simmons post is just one of many reckless provocations that have become a lamentably familiar aspect of the coverage of this trial and its effect of inflaming passions without enlightening, as National Journals Matthew Cooper put it.
But worse than the base impulse to score political points and threaten national comity by implying that one or another cultural worldview is threatened by a verdict in a far-flung murder trial are the pundits and officials readily preparing for and, in some cases, stoking through innuendo a violent reaction from African-Americans should the jury find Zimmerman not guilty. What is most striking is that few bristle with offense at the obscene implication that African-Americans will be unable to internalize such an outcome without lashing out in an uncivilized fashion.....
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Or maybe it has to do with threats or rioting from the black community.
I personally don’t expect them to do much but I’m not blind to the threats.
I guess Zimmerman was supposed to have waited until Martin beat him to death or brain damage before he was justified in defending himself. If only he had allowed his skull to be bashed in a little bit more, he would have a case. /sarc
You don’t expect what? .. blacks to riot ?
In preparation for the possibility of an acquittal of George Zimmerman, The New Black Panther Party has reportedly begun a mobilization campaign to target white communities.
” Predictions Of Riots If Zimmerman Acquitted Display Appalling Lack Of Faith In Black Community”
Not really, it fits in exactly with what the Black Community has historically shown us!
The “appalling” part is trumped-up charges were brought against him anyway
Now their hope is an ignorant jury will “compromise” out of pity . . or fear
No much no. Maybe some minor unrest but nothing serious lasting more than a night or two.
I watched a few minutes of the trial today, and it made me sick how the prosecutor played every contrived grievance of the mooching community. It is like he wants riots.
Someone should investigate him and oBambi for inciting riots.
Idiot, brought a shotgun to a sniper fight.
Terrorism, Obama Style.
I don’t understand why they need a Trayvon trial to riot...unless Uncle Sugar is paying them.
Well,rioting caused the trial to occur in the first place.
What you reward, you tend to get more of; that said, if there are riots, I expect the vast majority of participants will be the regular criminal element, not large numbers of ordinary citizens. I believe the entire Zimmerman show trial has been a deliberate appeal to the lowest of the low from the beginning.
The Black riots after the Zimmerman trial will be nothing compared to the White riots after the OJ trial.
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