A black cop is suing the NFL for calling his justifiable homicide of a black man who tried to murder him a Black Lives Matter case:
Interesting legal analysis of an interesting legal case. A (Black) cop is suing to NFL for defamation after the NFL "honored" the man he shot and killed, in a very justified shooting. https://t.co/ewabQkZA0t— Peter Moskos (@PeterMoskos) June 16, 2021
Jonathon Turley writes
There is an interesting lawsuit out of Indiana where Indianapolis Metro Police Department Officer De’Joure Mercer is suing the National Football League (NFL) for defamation after the NFL claimed that his shooting of an African American man was due to “systemic racism.” (Officer Mercer is also African American).The suspect, Dreasjon Reed, reportedly fired repeatedly at Mercer before he killed him — a shooting found to be justified by a review board. A special prosecutor also announced that a grand jury rejected any charges against Mercer.
The complaint below details how Reed stole a handgun from a pawn shop in Texas and livestreamed himself committing a “drive-by” shooting in which he fired the stolen handgun blindly into buildings as he drove past. [More]
The NFL is honoring this guy, with a quote from his mother saying he "deserves justice" which in fact, he seems to have already received:
Say His Name: Dreasjon Reed— NFL (@NFL) December 16, 2020
Dreasjon is one of the many individuals being honored by players and coaches this season through the NFL’s helmet decal program.#SayTheirStories: https://t.co/vwi75WmNxr pic.twitter.com/wWaasw6LBp
I knew that although Dreasjon Reed's name hasn't appeared much in the news because it was an obviously justifiable homicide, it would appear in our archives in the post where Steve Sailer pointed out that obvious hate hoaxer Althea Bernstein, who got slightly singed in what she said was a hate crime and many people suspect was her being involved in committing BLM-related arson, was one of the many names you could put on your helmet in the NFL.
Here's the list, to which I added links at the time we posted it:
Ahmaud Arbery, Althea Bernstein, La’Vante Biggs, Jacob Blake, Emantic “EJ” Bradford, Rayshard Brooks, Kalief Browder, Jim Brown, Michael Brown, Dennis “Ballie” Browning Jr., Miriam Carey, Philando Castile, William L. Champman II, Kenneth Clark Sr., Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, John Crawford III, Tymar Crawford, Emerson Crayton, Jordan Davis, Amadou Diallo, David Dorn, Manuel Ellis, Curtis Flowers, George Floyd, Janisha Fonville, Cornelius Fredericks, Eric Garner, Tank Goodman, Oscar Grant, Freddie Gray, Ronald Greene, Vanessa Guillén, Akai Gurley, DJ Henry, Botham Jean, Atatiana Jefferson, Dion Johnson, Jamee Johnson, Joshua Johnson, Kendrick Johnson, Bettie Jones, Corey Jones, Julius Jones, India Kager, Rodney King, Cameron Lamb, John Lewis, Shaheen Mackey, Marcus Malone, Trayvon Martin, Elijah McClain, Markeis McGlockton, Lyric McHenry, Davon McNeal, Marion Motley, Dante Parker, Fritz Pollard, Dreasjon Reed, Kevin Richardson, Jemel Roberson, Craig Rodgers, Deravis Caine Rogers, Antwon Rose Jr., Aura Rosser, Charles Roundtree, Jon Russell, Yusef Salaam, John Sanders, Raymond Santana, Antronie Scott, Walter Scott, James Scurlock, Sha-Asia Semple, Yvette Smith, Jason St. Julien, Eurie Stamps Sr., Aiyana Stanley-Jones, Alton Sterling, Enosa “EJ” Strickland, Willie Sturgis Jr., Darius Tarver, Breonna Taylor, Christian Taylor, Emmett Till, Denmark Vesey, Taiesha Watkins, and Alteria Woods. [Links added]
Steve asked "Where are such classic names as Jussie Smollett and Tawana Brawley?"
But it's not just hate hoaxers being honored, it's murderers, and attempted murders, most of whom died trying to kill white people. See VDARE.com's coverage of Ahmaud Arbery, Jacob Blake, Rayshard Brooks, Michael Brown, Philando Castile, George Floyd, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, Rodney King, Trayvon Martin, Markeis McGlockton, Walter Scott, Breonna Taylor, and Denmark Vesey for more.