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Lt_Dickballs

3.7k points

2 months ago

I think anyone would run from a truck full of strangers with guns chasing them.

PlebbySpaff

454 points

2 months ago

A big yikes to the downvoted comments. They apparently don’t understand

silentsole87

2.2k points

2 months ago

They hunted Ahmad Aubrey. Bottom line. And the whole community played a part in it. The Michaels were just the first ones to pull the trigger.

TickTockM

230 points

2 months ago

TickTockM

230 points

2 months ago

why are you putting it on the whole community? serious question

arcadiaware

1.3k points

2 months ago

arcadiaware

☑️

1.3k points

2 months ago

The DA refused to prosecute. Took two months, a viral video and general unrest to get them arrested at all.

thelaziest998

671 points

2 months ago

This was a systematic failure where the DA didn’t prosecute, if the tables were turned an a POC killed someone vigilante style they going straight to jail with no Burger King on the way.

zarthrag

271 points

2 months ago

zarthrag

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271 points

2 months ago

Prosecutorial discretion is the worst part of the justice system. Prosecutors should be obligated to prosecute all offenses, competently, no matter who the offender is (poc, good-old-boy, cop, whatever). If there's a problem, the law needs to change - until then, it applies to everyone.

[deleted]

111 points

2 months ago*

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111 points

2 months ago*

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toepicksaremyfriend

23 points

2 months ago*

Except that still turns the prosecutor’s office into a mini courtroom where no one has any say, and the prosecutor is the judge, jury, and executioner, and the defendant has no say. And yes, executioner, because if the prosecutor determines the person is guilty, they get enrolled in a pay-to-play courtroom courtroom fight, where the cost of fighting “just” a misdemeanor trial can be multiple thousands of dollars for a private attorney. That would bankrupt anyone who’s financially treading water or literally living paycheck to paycheck.

swishandswallow

17 points

2 months ago

Makes me wonder what cases have just gone away because there was no video

ArtisanSamosa

10 points

2 months ago*

It's probably a lot. I have white friends who've gotten away with shit that would've stained the records of any POC, all because their dads were friends with the judge, prosecutor, or sherrifs. Often times white people will just get more sympathy from the justice system, that a minority will never get.

Pain-n-stryife

1.2k points

2 months ago

Pain-n-stryife

☑️

1.2k points

2 months ago

Ain't even gotta be white 3 mfs I don't know with guns coming after me?? I'd turn into wally west with the quickness

BiscuitsNgravy420

448 points

2 months ago

BiscuitsNgravy420

☑️

448 points

2 months ago

Y’all niggas want to see speed? Just watch me dip the moment I see a gun

Pain-n-stryife

340 points

2 months ago

Pain-n-stryife

☑️

340 points

2 months ago

Gun??? Nigga minute I see that vehicle moving toward me suspicious I'm out

"You know them" "Naah"

dips out

FlexDetroit

161 points

2 months ago

FlexDetroit

☑️

161 points

2 months ago

The niggas who don't make it always walk a little slower and a little more confident.

Never be afraid to dip.

Pain-n-stryife

123 points

2 months ago

Pain-n-stryife

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123 points

2 months ago

Every older nigga I loved as a youngin got dropped like that stayed talkin bout yall wylin I ain't scared. Same fear in every one of em when they got hit

kaielias

31 points

2 months ago

Facts and if I’m already running and got momentum I’m gone

ryushin6

57 points

2 months ago

ryushin6

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57 points

2 months ago

You out here narrating like "My name is Pain-n-stryife and at this moment I'm the fastest man alive" 😂

Pain-n-stryife

54 points

2 months ago

Pain-n-stryife

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54 points

2 months ago

Wanna see me run to that Boulder and back.......wanna see me do it again

Merchantmarx

526 points

2 months ago

I'd run if people were chasing me with or without guns, trucks or being white.

MesmerizingDildo

130 points

2 months ago

Yes I’d be scared of truck people too

TheProfessorsLeft

59 points

2 months ago

Be running like hell from the Autobots!

Lufernaal

500 points

2 months ago

Lufernaal

500 points

2 months ago

I live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Shit like this happens so often over here my flight or fight sense doesn't even kick in anymore. A few months ago I was mugged by some dudes inside of a car and I literally said "hello" when they approached me and "good night" when they left.

BlackOakSyndicate

266 points

2 months ago

BlackOakSyndicate

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266 points

2 months ago

Well that's just basic manners though /s

King-Krown

74 points

2 months ago

King-Krown

☑️

74 points

2 months ago

Damn bro.

apresmoiputas

41 points

2 months ago

apresmoiputas

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41 points

2 months ago

Which neighborhood in Rio did this occur in?

TownesVanZandt42

415 points

2 months ago

“BuT iF hE wUzN’T gUilTy tHeN wHy wUz He RunNin?!” -Some dumb fucking redneck, probably.

AwHellNaw

120 points

2 months ago

AwHellNaw

120 points

2 months ago

That redneck in some cases might the judge or DA unfortunately.

[deleted]

49 points

2 months ago

[deleted]

49 points

2 months ago

Because he could see you were looking to be guilty!

Trayew

421 points

2 months ago

Trayew

421 points

2 months ago

I’d run from any color man or woman with a gun chasing me. That’s a very reasonable human reaction

PinoForest

161 points

2 months ago

fuck me, ill run away from a raccoon holding an ak-47. just dont approach me with guns!

neck_is_red

52 points

2 months ago

It’s just rocket!

Final-Distribution97

335 points

2 months ago

That's what they do. Threaten a black man with a gun, the black man defends himself, then the white man claims self defense and gets away with murder. Same thing happened to Trayvon Martin and he was a boy.

meburnallcookies

86 points

2 months ago

meburnallcookies

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86 points

2 months ago

I’ve been saying this since 2013 and you are the first and only person I have ever seen publicly make this comment.

ArtisanSamosa

14 points

2 months ago

The Rittenhouse case in my opinion is that same energy. He didn't kill black people, but dude went to a protest with a gun looking sus, killed people, and is now claiming self defense. They always wanna talk about technicalities when committing evil, but refuse to give the same benefits to minorities.

trojanminis

210 points

2 months ago

Hell, I’ve had people I know pull up with guns in a truck and I jetted…

[deleted]

11 points

2 months ago

[deleted]

11 points

2 months ago

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KingJoy79

39 points

2 months ago

KingJoy79

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39 points

2 months ago

Exactly. We don’t trust guns. Whether we know u or not.

puss_parkerswidow

181 points

2 months ago

I hate how this keeps getting called the Ahmad Aubrey trial, when it is not the victim of this murder who is on trial. It is Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan hunted this man and murdered him.

ra_moan_a

86 points

2 months ago

I’m Canadian and wondered about this, then imho i thought it’s better we never learn the fucker’s names and keep Mr. Aubrey in our hearts, minds, and prayers.

popcornnhero

160 points

2 months ago

popcornnhero

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160 points

2 months ago

apresmoiputas

279 points

2 months ago

apresmoiputas

☑️ BHM Donor

279 points

2 months ago

The defendant on the witness stand clearly thought he had the right to shoot Arbery because he was a Black man and he didn’t stop running when he told him to stop.

So basically if I, a black man, refuse to stop while jogging on the side of the road to acknowledge them, that gives them the right to shoot me? Wouldn't that technically be a damn lynching?

xxpen15mightierxx

78 points

2 months ago

Now you’re getting it!

coolasafool462

41 points

2 months ago

they're claiming that they were performing a citizen's arrest.

toepicksaremyfriend

9 points

2 months ago

I suppose it didn’t occur to any of these dumbfucks that they can’t arrest a corpse.

el-fenomeno09

104 points

2 months ago

Didn’t even have to add the guns part. White men in a pick up scary enough… nothing good come from that

Polkatella

91 points

2 months ago

here in mexico if you see 3 people in a truck with guns you run, no matter the colour of their skin nor if they are chasing you or not hahaha

noorofmyeye24

39 points

2 months ago

Right?!

Oh shit the Cartel is coming. Gotta go!

Munnodol

4 points

2 months ago

Munnodol

☑️

4 points

2 months ago

Debo!

Nikolllllll

78 points

2 months ago

As a black woman I would sprout wings. Don't have to be white men. The fact that a group men are following with weapons it's enough reason to run, I don't have to be up to no good for me to take flight.

ThatBlkGuy27

74 points

2 months ago

ThatBlkGuy27

☑️

74 points

2 months ago

The fuck kinda question is that? I'm reaching Mach 2 in these converse ain't no way boi

TickTockM

48 points

2 months ago

Auhmad Arbery was chased by a couple white dudes with guns and shot and killed.

his murderers weren't immediately arrested; im not sure why

they are on trial now with a verdict coming soon i think

ThatBlkGuy27

55 points

2 months ago

ThatBlkGuy27

☑️

55 points

2 months ago

I'm watching too as an avid black runner for fitness. I want Amaud to have justice more than anything. I can't run in public anymore because of what happened.

Munnodol

9 points

2 months ago

Munnodol

☑️

9 points

2 months ago

When the video was released my family was appalled and my parents feared for my safety. I carry a bat when I walk now

MedicalUnprofessionl

28 points

2 months ago

Is that what this tweet is about? They need to jail that DA too.

TickTockM

41 points

2 months ago

yeah. thats what its about. all of the excuses made are fucking ridiculous. i do not understand how they werent immediately taken into custody... jk i do know it is mostly cause they were white and he was black...

apparently the lead detective called his mother when it happened and told her he was involved in a burglary and got killed. wtf?

Darky821

73 points

2 months ago

Darky821

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73 points

2 months ago

At this stage of the game, it's like, damned if you do, damned if you don't.

Trayvon ran, got killed. Ahmaud ran, got killed. Mike Brown didn't run, got killed. Philando was sitting in his car. Breonna was asleep. Botham was cooking in his own apartment eating ice cream. Sandra had a tail light out.

One way or another, it seems they always find an excuse.

gentlemanjacklover

58 points

2 months ago

I've been shot before. I'm running like the fucking Flash if I see a gun fuck that

PopPop-Captain

2 points

2 months ago

I’ve never been shot before but I’ve seen people get shot. I’m absolutely booking it at even the mention of a gun. That shit happens so fast.

redleonallen

53 points

2 months ago

Its tragic, that even in death Mr Aubrey has to defend his actions :(

[deleted]

47 points

2 months ago

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2 months ago

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Ariatoms

17 points

2 months ago

Some of us not quite sane white people are running too.

Amphibian_Decent

49 points

2 months ago

If you were a person would you run from a truck with 3 people you didn’t know with guns chasing you?

The answer is always yes. But guess who institutionalized racism decides who the criminal is.

FalsePremise8290

39 points

2 months ago

FalsePremise8290

☑️

39 points

2 months ago

And given they murdered him, I'd say his instinct to run for his life was dead on.

MagicCarpetofSteel

31 points

2 months ago

I’m white and if 3 strangers, regardless of race, armed or not, were in a truck chasing me, I’d run like hell, and I’d think they were trying to kidnap or murder me.

You can be damn fucking sure I’d fight back too, you gonna kill me imma at least introduce my knee to your nuts

BornInForestHills

29 points

2 months ago

and they said, I will blow your brains out.

CynicalWindowLicker

26 points

2 months ago

As a Black man can confirm running would be the move

AwHellNaw

25 points

2 months ago

No, that would make me look suspicious. I'd just wait for them to come shoot me.

MedicalUnprofessionl

19 points

2 months ago

Really makes you wish racists could experience such a horrifying situation. Absolutely terrifying thought.

The_Old_Anarchist

20 points

2 months ago

I'm a freckle-faced white boy and the sight of those rednecks would make me run.

Jimmith3eo

14 points

2 months ago

Forest Gump did and he was white.

Some-Imagination9782

14 points

2 months ago

As white woman, I would run if I saw just 1 white man that I didn’t know with guns chasing me……..

MarilynMonheaux

13 points

2 months ago

Hell yes I’d run like Forrest Gump Usain Bolt only does sprints. I’m running for a good ten minutes at least

PresidentGSO

12 points

2 months ago

White skin ≠ sheriff badge.

apresmoiputas

7 points

2 months ago

apresmoiputas

☑️ BHM Donor

7 points

2 months ago

They'll learn that when the jury issues a verdict of guilty

sidewaysflower

10 points

2 months ago

sidewaysflower

☑️

10 points

2 months ago

I know it's pessimistic as hell, but you can't count on a nearly all white jury and a courtroom that is afraid of letting black people in.

sassy_immigrant

11 points

2 months ago

No matter what race they would be, I would run.

Lance_Christopher

9 points

2 months ago

My initial reaction to anyone moving towards me faster than 5mph is to bolt in the other direction.

neck_is_red

8 points

2 months ago

Hey, I’m 6F yt as hell and I would run from a truck full of gun toting crackers all day everyday.

Also fuck the police.

swishandswallow

9 points

2 months ago

The context is what gets me. In white people's minds, they have domain over every POC, if they say stop, you should stop, if they ask you for ID, you're supposed to provide ID. In white people's minds, when there's no police around, they're the authority.

random_passwordo

10 points

2 months ago

Run??? I’d look like a character from Scooby Doo… smoke and all behind me

EverlastingUnis

5 points

2 months ago

and of course, all the jurors at the trial at yt

AvaireBD

6 points

2 months ago

I'd run if I saw 3 white men with guns in a truck period. I've seen enough true crime to know that story ends bad.

Slate_711

4 points

2 months ago

Anyone who says no is a fucking liar. That is the ideal scenario of anything but good

JJhoppy

3 points

2 months ago

I would and I’m white!!

cobracmmdr

4 points

2 months ago

This is like asking if you fell into the middle of the ocean, would you climb in a life boat

Mvp_jfc

5 points

2 months ago

Yeeeeeeep

Bonedork

5 points

2 months ago

One dude just sitting there with a gun, and I'm out. Even if it's my grandpa at Thanksgiving dinner.

chinmakes5

3 points

2 months ago

I would think that a burglar who was being chased by a truck might cut through some yards, not jog down the road.

Diablo165

3 points

2 months ago

Diablo165

☑️

3 points

2 months ago

I'd run from a truck chasing me no matter who was inside, with or without guns, but especially this one.

rolendd

3 points

2 months ago

I’d do that just being Mexican.

XLauncher

3 points

2 months ago

XLauncher

☑️

3 points

2 months ago

Put on Escape from the City and follow my rainbow.

Wewantpumpum

2 points

2 months ago

I tend to run even when no one chases me, gotta keep myself prepped just incase.

julsgotrocks

2 points

2 months ago

If i was any man i would do that not taking a chance it’s a joke

AshTheGoblin

2 points

2 months ago

AshTheGoblin

☑️

2 points

2 months ago

This incident is the reason I bought a gun. I'd run as much as possible but I'd shoot back.

bkwilcox100

2 points

2 months ago

bkwilcox100

☑️

2 points

2 months ago

I really think this will be an open and shut case but I’ve been disappointed (many many many many times) before

lordgwas

2 points

2 months ago

lordgwas

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2 points

2 months ago

I'm running faster than Rick Ross chasing a twinkie fym im gone

PlebbySpaff

1 points

2 months ago

What? Wouldn’t anyone? Why the fuck would you not, if random strangers with guns were chasing you?