The Political Agitator’s response: And folk act as if they don’t understand what black folk have to deal with. You just can’t make all of this stuff up. Police brutality killing black men to police sexual abuse of our black women and we suppose to act as if these things are not real. But the sad part is “they” try to make it appear as if we are all ignant and that we should believe the law over our black men and women although it is clear on video and/or the evidence produce facts. Black folk you better wake the h up! Now don’t get it twisted, yeah we have some black issues and we can talk about them too, but this article is about a police charged with sexual abuse and/or rape. We can talk about it all but don’t leave out the main thang.
Four weeks into the trial of Daniel Holtzclaw, a former Oklahoma City police officer charged with the sexual abuse or rape of 13 different women, the prosecution has drawn a picture of a predator who followed a cynical calculus: because his victims were black, living on the margins, and had criminal histories, he was confident no one would believe them.
Holtzclaw, 28, is said to have methodically targeted black women with criminal records or a history of drug use or sex work for seven months while he worked the 4pm to 2am patrol. For all but one of his alleged victims, police investigators claim, Holtzclaw used his position on the force to run background checks for outstanding warrants or other means by which to coerce sex. (Source: Read more)