Well, I just stumbled upon a story about the “Jena 6” – apparently six black students from Jena, Louisiana were charged with attempted murder after beating up a white kid – who was knocked unconscious, but not hospitalized.
COME ON! Attempted murder! But I’ll hold off so I can give those of you who haven’t heard about this (which I’m thinking could be a lot of you – I hadn’t heard about it, but perhaps I just missed this one up until now).
The problems in Jena started when 3 black students asked the Jena (I believe school board – I’ve seen different stories) if they could sit under the “White kid’s tree” (it was some unofficial rule) – come on – a white kid’s tree – are we still in this sad of a state that we can’t even share a freaking TREE!
Anyway, the next morning, 3 nooses were hung under the tree – well – that didn’t go over too well. And here’s where I’m going to criticize the African Americans down there for a little bit. You gotta let things like this go – take the high road. Go to college and show the dumb white kids that you’re better than them! But instead of taking the high road, fights broke out.
Eventually, 6 kids got in a fight with a white kid (I don’t know if it was 6 on 1 – that doesn’t matter).
So the six were charged with 2nd Degree Attempted Murder – for knocking a kid out! (Unfortunately, I couldn’t get this scum of a DA’s name – and as you know, I always like to name people who I think are pure scum – so if anybody does have it, comment, so that I can add him as a tag – that way when people Google him – they’ll see what racist scum he truly is.)
The charge for the 1st kid, Mychal Bell, was reduced to aggravated second-degree battery (which requires a weapon – but there’s no evidence of this – so the DA is still a racist pig).
Now – all of this is NOT to say that the 6 are innocent – they should be prosecuted, as should anybody who fought down there – but charge them sensibly.
I pray, that one day, we’ll achieve Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream, but this day is still a long way off.