Another Unarmed Young Man Of Color Antwon Rose Fatally Shot By Pittsburgh Police

‘ 17-year-old Antwon Rose was fleeing and unarmed when police shot ‘ … I’m sure the cops will say they feared for their lives!!
I continue to be ‘beyond myself’!! … this nation sickens me!!
#BlackLivesMatter … when with the madness stop?

Gronda Morin

Image result for 17 year old shot in pittsburgh ANTWON ROSE/ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On the evening of the 19th of June 2018, another 17 year old  unarmed Black teenager was was fatally shot by East Pittsburgh police as he fleeing a car stopped by law enforcement. The shooting has led to several days of large local protests to where it is now garnering national attention because of US history of vast racial disparities in police fatal shootings of unarmed suspects.

According to the Post-Gazette, “Pennsylvania law allows police officers to use deadly force to prevent someone from escaping arrest if that person has committed a forcible felony, possesses a deadly weapon or if the person has indicated he or she will endanger human life or inflict bodily injury if not arrested.”

A bystander video-tapped the police shooting.

Image result for 17 year old shot in pittsburghHere is the rest of the story…

On June 20, 2018, Christina Caron of the New York Times penned the following report,

View original post 1,893 more words

This entry was posted in Equality by Dr. Rex. Bookmark the permalink.

About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.