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Gene Demby
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Gene Demby 17h
(Bc they don't trust the police to protect them.)
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Joel D. Anderson 18h
Replying to @byjoelanderson
I come from a long line of people who have served our country overseas & in times of war & you're not gonna lie to me about their beliefs
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Joel D. Anderson 18h
Folks who insist kneeling during anthem is disrespectful to vets can't conceive of my pops who won a Purple Heart in Nam & is boycotting NFL
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Jemele Hill 20h
The WNBA has been on the front lines the whole time, FYI.
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Gene Demby 20h
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I mean!
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Gene Demby 20h
Replying to @GeeDee215
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Gene Demby 20h
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4. NASCAR to its audience:
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Gene Demby 20h
Replying to @alexanderchee
disgusting.
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Gene Demby 20h
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Gene Demby 20h
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Gene Demby 21h
Replying to @MrSpradley
Does someone at the scene have warrants? Are they undocumented? so many ways short of shooting that police can mess ppl's lives up.
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Gene Demby 21h
Replying to @MrSpradley
so if you know the police will come and v possibly make things much worse AND THERE WILL BE NO CONSEQUENCES, why would you involve them?
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Gene Demby 21h
Replying to @MrSpradley
The Chi *especially.* That lady called the cops bc her son was having a psychiatric episode; the cops came and shot *her* and her son.
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Gene Demby 21h
Replying to @ZGrisham
This is the real question.
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Gene Demby 21h
yes. A broad contempt for humanity.
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Gene Demby 21h
Replying to @GeeDee215
if you lived in a Chicago community devastated by homicides, you *couldn't* resolve that crisis without dealing with bad policing.
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Gene Demby 22h
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meanwhile: bad policing is a biiiiig part of the reason that violent crime is so elevated in the Chi.
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Gene Demby 22h
Replying to @TomiLahren
FTR, Toni: violent crime in Chicago and police violence are very much the same problem.
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Gene Demby 22h
Bc I'm positive Tammy Laughlin cares more abt homicide victims in the Chi than the ppl there for whom those calamities are real. 🤔
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