In a world of fake news and alternative facts, fabricated fears can have serious consequences. Tyson writes that Carolyn Bryant Donham — who was married to one of the men who killed Till in — admitted in that the black teen never verbally or physically abused her. That lie led to Till being beaten beyond recognition, shot in the head, having his eyes gouged out and a pound cotton gin fan tied to his neck with barbed wire before being thrown in the nearby Tallahatchie River.
Get a weekly dose of facts. The video shows a weeping white teenager sitting in court between her unhappy parents. And jury members will be instructed to imagine her as such.
Powered by WordPress. One Texas teen has taken a plea deal after admitting that she lied about her sexual assault at the hands of three Black men. Breanna Harmon walked into her church last March, claiming that she had been raped by three black men.
A Chicago jury convicted a white police officer of second-degree murder in the shooting of Laquan McDonald, a year-old African American. Jason Van Dyke shot McDonald 16 times on the night of October 20,as the teen, who was carrying a knife, appeared to be walking away from him. The shooting was captured on police video, sparking outrage throughout the city.
Police arrested four white teenagers for an alleged plot to attack a predominately Black Muslim community, after one of them made an alarming remark to classmates. On Saturday, the police arrested year old Vincent R. Vetromile, year old Brian F.
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A family is "shaken" after police in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, stopped their car carrying a white woman and her black year-old grandson and detained him as a possible robbery suspect, according to their lawyer. Attorney Joy Bertrand said the grandmother Paulette Barr and her best friend, also a white woman, were on their way home from church Sunday in downtown Milwaukee when they picked up her grandson Akil Carter to give him a lift to work. A police officer stopped their car shortly in Wauwatosa, after following them about a half-mile, according to Bertrand. What we see happened right now is a young black man was driving with two older white women in a Lexus and pulled over.
More times than not, white people can lawfully fear for their lives for coming into contact with African-Americans. Humor aside, more times than not, white people can fear for their lives when they come into contact with African-Americans, and society believes in that fear. On Dec.