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🧵I know it isnt enough to tweet but in honor of the Black men & boys killed by police in recent years. Let's reflect & say some of their names. Numbers have always been high. They deserve justice. Thread on female victims to come soon.
#SayHisName #BlackLivesMatter #sayhername
I almost quit this project bc seeing the faces of these men, reading the stories of their lives and families and realizing how unjust and cruel this world is was weighing on me. But I think we need this catalogue. It’s not comprehensive, and I know I have missed
many names and faces but I’m hoping this small catalogue can serve as a reminder of how systemic racism works. Also not every case makes the news.
I also found so many cases in Canada, Australian, the UK &beyond. Police brutality is a world wide cancer, &this does not even touch
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Ok. So. All kinds of feels here. And three critical thoughts. 1/ #BothamShemJean #Forgiveness #JusticeForBotham #grief
First, #Feels:
Not again!!! Not again, Lord!!! Not again does the system get to minimize Black life by giving a white murderer such s light sentence!!! Not again do we have to endure tragedy of Black forgiveness!!!!! I can barely take it anymore, Lord! #JusticeForBothamJean 2/
Thought 1: If you were silent when #BothamShemJean was shot dead while eating ice cream on his couch then YOU DONT GET TO SPEAK NOW. #Shutupaboutforgiveness Your voice is a #clangingsymbol #standdown. You forfeited the right to speak now when you chose silence then. 3/
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I was a police officer for 15 years.

If #AmberGuyger performed CPR after shooting #BothamJean in the chest, she’d have blood on her hands, on her uniform, & on the phone she was using her hands to text with.

She. Is. Lying.

#justiceforbothamjean
I’m most grateful that even as hard as this case is, the majority of dialogue on this thread has been sincere & respectful. We are all entitled to our beliefs, and I’m glad to see that most everyone is conveying their opinions respectfully! We can always agree to disagree!
THE JURY FOUND #AmberGuyger GUILTY!!!!!!

Thank you, Texas, for upholding justice!!!!!! #JusticeForBotham
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#AmberGuyger is a murdering liar being protected by the @DallasPD and the media, which is trying to depict Botham Jean, the VICTIM, as somehow responsible for his own death in his own apartment by an intruder killer cop.

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#JusticeForBotham
#BothamShemJean
1. She ended her shift & returned to the CORRECT police department.

2. She clocked out using the CORRECT time clock.

#JusticeForBotham
#BothamShemJean
3. She retrieved her CORRECT belongings from the CORRECT locker.

4. She went to the CORRECT parking lot & retrieved her CORRECT car using the CORRECT set of keys.

#JusticeForBotham
#BothamShemJean
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