The opening quote, above, was related to us by Kenneth Chamberlain Jr, when he appeared on the “Democracy Now!” news hour talking about the police killing of his father. Chamberlain Jr was holding on to the…
I usually don’t repost stuff like this because I know how the tumblr machine works. I try to do research on the topic in a way that is as unbiased as possible. Usually, by the time something like this has been put on tumblr, it has been so changed and twisted that hardly anything it clamis is credible. However, this looks to be an exception.
These are just two of the sources I looked at. I generally trust Snopes when it sites it’s sources, and judging from the lack of certain adds and other factors I think the top site is probably trustworthy as well.
Now, it is possible that the law enforcement officers are telling the truth here. The recordings have not yet been released to the public or to a jury. However, their story doesn’t add up to me. Until proven otherwise, this looks to me to be a genuine example of a horrible hate crime. It’s truly disgusting.