Can’t forget this one! … #SayHisName … #RonaldGreene … this is really bad!! … “Yeah, but the release of the footage probably isn’t nearly as unfair to the Greene family as a bunch of Louisiana State Troopers killing Ronald Greene on the side of a highway and then lying about the cause of death for two years.”
You can’t claim it’s a just a few bad apples among America’s police when we see time after time again, entire departments engage in cover-ups.
When cops in Buffalo shoved a man to the ground busting his head open, the department shoved it aside. When cops in Minnesota arrested a black reporter, the department issued a statement that was proven false by the live footage of the arrest. In Louisiana, several cops kill a black driver, and the department covers it up for two years.
In 2019, several Louisiana State Police officers pulled Ronald Greene over near Monroe (where I was mostly raised). The cops tased, kicked, punched him in the face and dragged Greene while his hands and ankles were shackled. They left him alone on the ground, bleeding for nine minutes to suffer. He died minutes after arriving at a hospital. The state police told his family he…
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