Racist United States policemen want race war


Tyshawn, 9, (left) and his brother Tyler, 11, (right) of Baltimore, hold signs saying ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘I Can't Breathe’ as they sit on a concrete barrier near a police line as demonstrators protest along a section of 16th Street that has been renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza, in Washington DC yesterday

By Steve Sweeney, 25 June 2020:

Three US cops sacked after calling for race war so they can ‘slaughter’ black people

THREE US cops have been sacked after dash-cam footage caught them saying they hoped that the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests trigger a race war so they could “slaughter” black people.

Kevin Piner, James Gilmore and Jessie Moore were fired from the Wilmington Police Department (WPD) in North Carolina on Wednesday following an internal probe.

A report seen by the Morning Star said they were caught after a monthly audit of dash-cam footage exposed the trio encouraging racial violence, including the execution of a black magistrate who Mr Moore said deserved “a bullet in her head.”

OAKLAND SCHOOL BOARD VOTES TO ELIMINATE ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT The school board in Oakland, California, unanimously voted to dismantle the school district’s police department — the latest to cut ties with law enforcement amid nationwide anti-racism protests. All seven board members voted in favor of the “George Floyd Resolution to Eliminate the Oakland School Police Department.” Oakland Unified School District has its own police department, with over 120 officers and other personnel. [HuffPost]

This 7 June 2020 video from New York City is called Crown Heights Black Lives Matters Solidarity March.

Young Hasidic Jews mobilized their community for Black Lives Matter. Now they’re organizing online. By Irene Connelly, June 24, 2020.

Jewish demonstration for Black Lives Matter

2 thoughts on “Racist United States policemen want race war

  1. Yesterday, more than three months after the murder of Breonna Taylor, one of the officers who killed Breonna was finally fired by the Louisville Police Department.

    According to Louisville police, officer Brett Hankison blindly fired 10 shots into Breonna’s apartment, and a neighbor’s. He could have easily killed even more people, and yet he was kept on the force for months and fired ONLY after weeks of massive protests.1

    Our pressure is working, but it’s not enough. Not nearly enough. The other officers involved in Breonna’s killing still haven’t been fired, they still have their pensions, and all of them should be facing charges. So we’re teaming up with BLM Louisville to turn up the pressure even more with TV ads demanding justice for Breonna.

    Will you donate $5 and help launch TV ads in Louisville demanding the firing and arrest of all the police involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor?

    Breonna Taylor was sleeping in her bed after a long day at work as an EMT treating coronavirus patients. Louisville police in plain clothes used a battering ram and a no-knock search warrant to break into her apartment after midnight. The officers then fired a hail of bullets blindly into the apartment, hitting Breonna eight times and her boyfriend, Kenneth, in the leg.2

    Breonna was 26 years old.

    The killing of Breonna Taylor happened on March 13, more than three months ago. And yet only after massive, nationwide public protests did anything happen at all.

    But now we’re getting real results. Last week, the Louisville City Council banned no-knock warrants, and now one of the officers has been fired. These are positive developments, but we need to send a message loud and clear to the Louisville police, mayor, and council that it’s not nearly enough. We’re joining the Taylor family in calling on for the officers to be fired, charged, and have their pensions revoked to ensure justice for Breonna.

    Our first ad blitz, including newspaper ads and an airplane banner, clearly had an impact. With your help, we’ll be able to go even bigger, launching a TV ad in Louisville. Will you donate $5?

    Yes, I’ll donate $5 to help demand justice for Breonna Taylor.

    –Shaunna, Kat, Kathy, Anathea, Melody, Pam, Lindsay, Sonja, Kimberly, Maria, Elisa, and Katie, the UltraViolet team

    CONTRIBUTE

    Sources:

    1. Officer fired in shooting death of Breonna Taylor, Louisville police say, CNN, June 24, 2020

    2. Here’s What You Need to Know About Breonna Taylor’s Death, The New York Times, June 19, 2020

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