‘Race is being looked at’ as possible motive in Detroit driver attack

| April 8, 2014

Racism from ANY  corner goes against the will of the GOD who created all peoples. We don’t buy the argument that “black people can’t be racist” because of the dynamics of power, etc. And, frustration is no excuse. Folks aren’t going to like this question but, isn’t it time people in this country—OF ALL RACES—rise above their animal instincts toward destructive self-indulgence, violence and self-hatred that causes them to lash out at others and embrace the concept of DIVINE LOVE?

Often, we are offended when people equate “us” with being something less than human. Fact is, we cannot condemn white racists as “mad dogs who need to be exterminated from civilized society” without considering the same for black racists, brown racists, yellow racists or other racists. Actually, the only way such truly will be eliminated is through love, but that’s too often overlooked in a culture that prides itself in conquering and subjugated people here and abroad.

Truth is, without that component, unbridled political, economic and social greed and self-interest are turning this “noble experiment” into an asylum. Harsh? Perhaps, but on a day when we received word of a man being murdered in a senseless tobacco store robbery and a mother called to complain that she doesn’t feel safe visitng her son’s grave at the cemetery because of all the gang members pulling guns and shooting around the grave of their “homies,” we feel we have a right to be a bit harsh.

‘Race is being looked at’ as a possible motive in attack on driver in Detroit

By Stephanie Gallman, CNN

(CNN) — Detroit Police Chief James Craig wouldn’t go so far as to call a mob attack on a driver last week a “hate crime,” but, he said, “The issue of race is being looked at” as a possible motive.

Four people are now in custody after the assault, which left the victim in a coma, authorities said.

Two men, ages 24 and 30, were arrested Monday after the weekend jailing of two teenagers, one of whom who has been charged as an adult.

The names of the two adult men have not been released.

Detroit Police Sgt. Michael Woody said that on Wednesday, a group of a dozen or so other people attacked Steven Utash, a 54-year-old grandfather, after a car accident.

Bruce Edward Wimbush, 17, was charged Monday with assault with intent to murder, Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy said in a news release.

A fourth suspect, a 16-year-old boy, was also arrested in connection with the attack, but prosecutors are still deciding if he will be charged as an adult.

via ‘Race is being looked at’ as possible motive in Detroit driver attack – CNN.com.

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