Skip to comments.After Trayvon Martin Slaying, Family Demands Justice For Another Unarmed Slain Teen
Posted on 04/17/2014 4:20:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
After the emotional trial of slain teenager Trayvon Martin's killer George Zimmerman last year, justice is being demanded for the unlawful killing of another teen by a New York police officer.
A "Justice for #RamarleyGraham" campaign has launched in hopes of indicting the man responsible for taking an 18-year-old's life.
The Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney's office have the power to take over the case and hold Ramarley's killer accountable. Join us in demanding the DOJ and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara conduct a thorough investigation and bring federal charges against Officer Haste. (Color of Change)
A letter to be sent to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has already been composed and awaits signatures.
"On April 12, 2014, Ramarley Graham would have been celebrating his 21st birthday, but two years earlier he was gunned down in his own home by plainclothes NYPD Officer Richard Haste. As is so often the case involving Black victims of deadly police violence, Ramarley's killer has not been brought to justice by the Bronx County District Attorney's office. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has a duty to protect our community against racial profiling and the violence that it creates, especially when local or state prosecutors fail to do so." (Color of Change)
The letter also requests a full investigation into the slaying and for federal charges to be made against the officer.
This case has been under review by the DOJ and the United States Attorney's Office since last summer. It's time for federal officials to take action. By holding Officer Haste accountable for his deadly actions, you can send a strong message to law enforcement across the country that your office will protect our community against racial profiling and sensless police violence. We demand that you conduct a full and thorough investigation and bring federal charges against Officer Haste." (Color of Change)
According to reports, Graham had been followed by a Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit in February 2012, chased through his home and fatally shot all without a search warrant.
Officers at the bodega radioed their suspicion that Ramarley was armed. Rather than moving with caution and calling for backup, NYPD officers broke through a series of doors, following Ramarley upstairs and into his bathroom. According to Officer Richard Haste, he yelled "Show me your hands!" before Ramarley reached for his belt. Shouting "Gun! Gun!" Haste then shot Ramarley in the chest, killing him. No weapon was found, only a small bag of marijuana which investigators hypothesized Ramarley had been attempting to flush down the toilet. (The Nation)
To get involved with the Justice for #RamarleyGraham campaign, click here.
Their attorney (Crump) was in Detroit last week calling for an end to Michigan’s stand your ground law.
No word on whether he chose to drop in at the hospital and visit Steve Utash.
Tray von was guilty of attempted murder. Trayvon was the felon
Their 15 minutes was too much for most of us and too little for them.
Goodness, this comment was written by “Guest Attorney.” Astonishing.
“We don’t rule shit lol They using us. You are right that they couldn’t function without us though. But we have to learn how to use our labor and contributions as bargaining power. That if every Black withdrew from the private and public sector, the economy would be in a whirlpool. That is if you took away all the Black postal workers, corrections officers, police, firefighters, public defenders, wardens, citycouncilmen, sanitation workers, teachers, hospital workers (nurses, doctors, nurses assistants), restaurant workers, warehouse, department store clerks and cashiers, public transportation workers, secretaries, administrative assistants, etc. whole cities would be severely impacted.”
They can make a Christmas story about Ramarley’s ghost
To quote a fellow FReeper, “Justice for Trayvon? What do they want to do, dig him up and shoot him again?”
How much more justice do they want?
Dig up poor ol’ Trayvon and shoot him again?
These people are sick.
An old clip from the nypost:
He was initially indicted on a manslaughter charge, but a Bronx judge tossed that indictment last May after ruling that a prosecutor from the Bronx DAs office wrongly instructed the grand jury to disregard whether other cops had told Haste the teen was armed.
What if you just left all those black workers alone and got rid of the freeloaders - black, white and every color in between.
I made the mistake of mentioning the Zimmerman case to a black coworker last week. Total irrationality followed.
The funny thing is the guy conceal carries when he goes to “bad areas”.
Would Guest Attorney’s comments also include the President and Attorney General withdrawing from the “private and public sector”?
If so, please, oh please don’t throw me in that there br’er patch!
Yeah? Well, take away all the white people and see what happens.
I wish they were as upset about blacks killing blacks every day and black men abandoning their children every day and the black dropout rate. Then maybe we would take them seriously.
At last - jobs for whitey! Whoopie!
Junior Samples responded to that appropriately. LMAO.
Print this up and show him this
If racial unrest follows Zimmerman jury decision, blame it on Activist Obama
This is reference to an editorial run in Canada Free Press. The Canadians got it right.! Too bad half of the so called conservatives talk show hosts Ive been listening to cant seem to be willing to connect the dots to what a heavy hand his imperious highness played in this example of socialist justice meted out to serve the policies of the state . Turning this into a show trial replete with wall to wall tv coverage.. Taking some poor guy of mixed race including black doing his job and painting a target on his back to fullfill a socialist agenda.
The truth and purpose behind the Zimmerman persecution .. The regime and the media set the premise for the trial narrative and their presentations ignoring the setting where the incident took place..An area having a Neighborhood Watch and the person working security just doing his job. Why was this episode politicized ?...The first was to gin up the base for purposes explained herein ..
If some of those so called conservative talk show hosts had interviewed guests who run such watches and had the courage to fight PC and defend Zimmerman they would have exposed the regime and the media for the frauds they are. The few who are still milking this by accepting black callers. While they are commentators and not bonafide “newspersons” nothing was stopping them from offering the facts for discussion.
Allowing callers to mis-state the facts such as as Martin was stalked or Martin was stopped and questioned when there was no legal right to do so.If the aftermath of this insidious revisionist assult were investigated everyone of the perpetrators in this recent rash of racial killings would state they believe this is true. . Instead these hosts fail to cite the simple facts outlined and documented here, allow the callers miss-conceptions go unchallanged, or cite examples of policy or corruption let alone ask them what has Obama done for you? Or even dismiss them as unfortunately being used and deliberately mis-informed..
Particularly a gated neighborhood watch.When you enter one of these and start wandering around no matter if you are white, blue, red, green, or black. You can be asked your purpose for being there. You are on private property. And yes those on patrol can and do leave their vehicle and follow on foot if they lose sight of the person theyre observing..Thats the Watch Captains who is really a security guards job.http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3054721/posts
The person of mixed race including black working security was attacked on private rights of way while on foot who discontinued an observation and was returing to his vehicle after being suggested by the police to do so.
Legally he could have approached Saint Trayvon but didnt..The hooded tall figure was allowed to continue on his way.unimpeded. But didnt. That figure turned out to be a Martin Trayvon who doubled back and attacked the neighborhood watch worker as he was returing to his vehicle. Knocked him to the ground and began beating him severly. Saint Trayvon, the attacker, was subsequently killed in a struggle over the Neighborhood Watchmans legal pistol.
Both were dark skined and could pass as cousins.
The facts of this case are still being shamefully being concealed by the media to the extent they are advancing and are complicit in permitting a putrid injstice of the worst order,organized and instituted by our governent, to be committed .
While denied. It began as a miscalculation when a surname of a Jewish origin shot up and lighted the heavens like a star shell in the darkest of nights. It would have been difused if the media used pictures of both side by side because they look like cousins. And the area where this occured of paycheck to paycheck struggling homeowners of all races trying to protect themselves had been reported and not some ritzy all white enclave.they portrayed..
Worse yet the media is still pilling it on with ABC editing a a black jury members (remember when they were all white)t remarks to make it sound like she accused Zimmerman of murder .
The result as we have seen is that another marxist axiom (division) has been implemented which has resulted with gangs of black youths murdering happless whites and hispanics who happen into areas usually where a black population is the majority. Those media outlets who by their delberate misuse of the instrument of the 1st amendment are just as complicit in those deaths as the regime is.
Particularly the black media which had the duty but not the obligation to verify and report factually. But instead quoted the reports from various mainlining socialist media sources: Some examples here all of which serve the first purpose of selecting Zimmerman as the target. What is the result ?
Black youths believing they would get top level peer approval began attacking happless white and hispanics which may have wandered into their area which resulted in murders or serious injury and some cases stalked their white victims.
In reality these victims are martyrs to the cause of American socialism.,and the political opposition says nothing..
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3050362/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3051180/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3053410/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3054544/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3051488/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3053620/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3053643/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3053332/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3051525/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3051108/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3050590/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3049789/posts
What could the purpose be ?
What better way to cover up Bengahzi, Fast and furious, IRS, Wind and Solar panel gate, NSA spying on US, Over-riding the constittution? Dont look into who accompaines Obama on his many trips around the world at taxpayer expence ? Were they the heavy hitters or their friends holding the presidents hand isnt that pay back at US taxpayer expence?. Isnt that an impeachable offense ??
Now if somebody even suggests impeachment. Get to your black base voters, whom youve done nothing for,.all worked up. Pick on some security guard whos doing his job. Accuse him of being racist ,even though he is part black..
But his last name sounds jewish.Whos doing surveilance in an mixed race area of modest means a where theres been robberies and burgalries by young blacks. Now call that surveilance stalking, the area hes patrolling owned by rich whities,and the guard of course hes white.
That person hes watching a 10 year old black kid and a saint ,not six foot two 160 pound 16 year old, who gets killed fighting over a gun. . Now paint a target on the security guards back .Aint that neat ? What better way to discourage any investigation into malfeasance and corruption by organizing the base for riots in the streets ? Think its too far fetched ? Think its not working ? Look again http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3051558/posts
You are encouraged to Print this up or email and -pass it on....Why ? Time to expose citizens to the face the facts that they may believe whatever activity they get involved in is perfectly legitimate and legal. If it suits their purposes this regime and its adhearants will paint a target on their back. Wether its a black hispanic who gets turned into a white hispanic or union members losing their health care benefits if Obamacare gets funded.
To date the political opposition known as Republicans has yet to mention or comment on this example of how this regime operates. Time to ask them why ?
Yeah. A lot less ‘tude, and maybe things would get done. This ain’t the “Black community” of yore...
I told a biracial guy that he had more white in him than Zimmerman did. That was fun.
St. Skittles was nothing but a thug and would have been shot and killed before he turned 25. The difference now is that he hasn’t killed anyone else and hasn’t fathered half a dozen kids.