Skip to comments.A white man ran through a Florida neighborhood carrying a TV to prove that looking 'suspicious' wasn't an excuse for killing Ahmaud Arbery
Posted on 05/11/2020 8:46:28 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
When Richard Demsick learned of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, he immediately thought about the privilege he had as a white man.
Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was shot dead while jogging in February after being chased by two men Gregory and Travis McMichael who said he looked like a break-in suspect.
In a video that trended after Arbery's death, the McMichaels could be seen pursuing Arbery in their truck while Arbery ran. Travis McMichael left the truck holding a gun and, after a brief struggle, Arbery was dead. The McMichaels later told the police they believed Arbery resembled a man behind a string of residential break-ins. They were charged with murder last week.
Demsick, 34, a former pastor in Vero Beach, Florida, said he felt that it didn't matter what he wore or how "suspicious" he looked his whiteness alone was enough to protect him from meeting the same fate as Arbery.
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Did he run through a neighborhood where there were reports of a white male suspected of committing burglaries?
People are losing their minds.
He should have carried a TV through the ghetto. I think we all know what would have happened there.
How does one run with a tv?
Was he wearing hiking boots at the time?
Did he trespass before he bolted?
Floridaman leaves so many unanswered questions
>>Demsick, 34, a former pastor
What’s the story there?
His privilege would protect him there too.
In fact, he should do it while wearing expensive tennis shoes.
He should also have money visibly stuffed into his pockets.
Of course, he should also have a boom box on one shoulder that loudly plays the song, “Play that funky music white boy”.
He didn't get killed for looking "suspicious." He got killed for attacking a man holding a shotgun.
What he would have gotten for looking "suspicious" was being talked to, and possibly held until the cops arrived.
But he *CHOSE* to attack a man with a shotgun, and the consequence of doing that is at worst death, and at best, disfigurement and possibly amputation.
“Demsick, 34, a former pastor”
His flock likely realized the shepherd is a nutjob whose elevator doesn’t go all the way to the top.
I wish he would have done. People this stupid need to have the stupid beaten out of them.
He could also have walked away. What are they going to do, chase after him?
Who steals TVs? That is so 1970.
I've said on several previous occasions that he could have just ran around the houses and neither one of those fat bastards could have caught him.
What are they gonna do? Shoot him in the back? If they think they're in a sh*t storm now...
Sounds like he was trying to bait someone but nobody took his bait and thus nobody is sitting in jail tonight.
I think I’ll run through a neighborhood carrying a stolen VCR. Maybe a Betamax. I might get put in a straightjacket for that at the very least.
What he should have done is run through a black neighborhood carrying the TV and see if his “whiteness” gave him any “privilege”. I’m betting he would have gotten his a$$ kicked for his trouble, and his TV stolen along with his wallet.
I know a bunch of neighborhoods here in the Northeast where he (a white man) could not walk through without his head being smashed in by the TV.
A real idiot...virtue signaling at its best....did he bum rush, assault, and attempt to disarm an angry man with a shotgun...Arbery is no different than trayvon, or mike brown...tried to disarm someone with a gun in a tense situation...and the end result was the same...
Wait a sec - isn’t that cultural appropriation? That’s gonna get a lotta brothas real riled up.
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