White Rapists, Black Women & White Juries

That’s so sad and it goes to show how White and other nonblack men would go to lengths to maintain their “divine” right to womens’ bodies and yet they pin the blame on Black men. I’m so sick of it!

BROTHA WOLF

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Daniel Holtzclaw was an Oklahoma police officer who has been accused and arrested for raping and sexually assaulting 13 black women. He is currently on trial, but there’s one major problem. It’s a jury of his peers: eight white men and four white women. Needless to say, this is one huge fuck up.

Colorlines reports:

Ultimately, Holtzclaw is being charged with 36 separate counts, including first-degree rape, stalking and burglary. Writing for the New York Daily News, journalist and activist Shaun King cited an Oklahoma City-based reporter’s Twitter when describing how Tuesday’s jury selection process ended up with this composition:

Every eligible African-American juror was removed from consideration and the final jury selection was composed of eight white men and four white women. Not one black woman even made it into the final larger pool of jurors. Three black men made it into that pool, but were each removed. Not…

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