13 year old Lee Weathersby was the first homicide victim in the city of Oakland of 2014.
He was shot and killed on his way home from visiting a friend's home. Three weeks later, his older brother, Lamar Broussard and his best friend were also shot and killed, making the two young brothers homicides 4th and 5th.
“They Are Going to Murder An INNOCENT Man! Does Anyone Care,?” When revolutionary organizer Gerald Smith reported to POOR Magazine’s Community Newsroom on the scheduled state sponsored murder of Rodney Reed in Texas I was brought back to another day of state sponsored murder in 2011. I was standing in a welfare line to get my food stamp re-evaluation on September 21st when the amerkkklan state of Georgia was about to murder, Troy Davis, another African descended man who, like Rodney Reed, received no justice in the kkkourts and a death penalty state was going ahead with his murder.
“What is it about your uniform that you find more value in a barricade, which is a piece of iron then you do in my life?” Tyrese a young student that was protesting in Berkeley said.
Tyrese got hit with a baton by an African American officer when he supposedly touched the barricade. Tyrese defended himself saying that he did not touch it because he was holding up a sign.