Jerry Davich: Why the uproar was different after a baby’s murder – Post-Tribune

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Jerry Davich: Why the uproar was different after a baby’s murder – Post-Tribune.

http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/antoniowest.asp

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Hello. Don’t recognize me?

That’s OK; I understand.

My name was Antonio West.

I was the 13-month old child who was shot in the face at point blank range by two black teens, who were attempting to rob my mother, who was also shot.

I think my murder and my mommy’s wounding made the news for maybe a day, and then disappeared.

A Grand Jury of my mommy’s peers from Brunswick, Georgia, ruled the black teens who murdered me will not face the death penalty.  Too bad it was me who got the death sentence from my killers instead, because Mommy didn’t have the money they demanded.

See, my family made the mistake of being white in a 73% non-white neighborhood, but my murder wasn’t ruled a ‘hate crime’.

Oh, and President Obama didn’t…

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