When, oh when, will you white people put a stop to this shit?


Two nights ago, in Atlantic City, I was pulled over by police while driving a friend's 1994 Chrysler LeBaron....For absolutely no reason whatsoever!!!

After checking my driver's license, the registration and insurance documents, the officers, by now there were four of them, without a word of explanation or apology returned the paper work and allowed me to proceed....However, I quite easily, could have been victimized as the individual shown in the video linked here....Why? And, for what?:

Driving a car, in the nighttime, while black, with the intention of remaining black therein....

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Comment by Ron Powell on March 26, 2015 at 6:33pm
Come to think of it, I was victimized....No violence, but victimized nonetheless....
Comment by nerd cred on March 26, 2015 at 6:37pm


I saw the report about Floyd Dent earlier. The video turned my stomach.

One of the officers involved in the incident, William Melendez, has been accused of misconduct before, during his time with the Detroit Police Department. In 2004, Melendez was among eight Detroit Police officers acquitted in a federal trial for civil rights abuses, including planting evidence on criminal suspects.

Detroit settled an amount using the word "million" to another citizen this cop encountered.

Dent and his attorney claim the cops planted the cocaine in Dent's car and the video apparently shows clearly Melendez doing the planting.

They said that in a hearing Melendez was open and proud that he had racially profiled Dent, determined to stop him for something. Maybe because he was a black man in a Cadillac in a bad area. Sounds like your typical retired auto worker to me.


Ron, I'm sorry that happened to you though I know that's worth less than nothing.

Comment by Ron Powell on March 26, 2015 at 7:43pm
@NC; All of the charges against Dent have been dropped/dismissed except the drug charge....Can't figure what the hesitation is there beyond the idea that, to dismiss that charge there must be a concomitant or tacit acknowledgement of wrong doing on the part of the cops....

You needn't apologize to me but you must begin to make open, and full-throated demands of your politicians and police re the laws, regulations, and ordinances that govern police conduct and behavior....There must be direct and immediate consequences for engaging in such behavior:

Loss of employment status or suspension without pay, subject to an administrative hearing or judicial dispositio, would be a good place to start...

If this/these cops had been caught exchanging email which contained the 'n' word or other racial epithets or slurs, the response would have been immediate, direct, definitiv, and conclusive....Why are incidents such as this considered or perceived as any less reprehensible?
Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on March 27, 2015 at 3:33am

Happens to my son far too often even in his home county, Riding a Motorcycle While Black. Each time it takes 3, 4 cop cars do verify his documents. 

Comment by koshersalaami on March 27, 2015 at 4:34am

Sorry you got stopped for a DWB.

Comment by Arthur James on March 27, 2015 at 4:36am


The cops wanted pot

and steal Ya underpants.

I always get irked to

recall being in East St.

Louis. I sponsored

Amerasian ` Kim

Doan on the early

90's - She never

knew who her

white GI Father

was. It wasn't

me. I met Kim

Doan - Vietnam

I took my 2- sons.

She asked for my

address and phone.

She was Dumped in

Ferguson? I an not

sure... It Bad Was a

Hurt Neighborhood.


White cops pushed

me up against a brick

wall. I told them that

I had no pack of lint

on Life Savers. They

found just beer bottle

CASPS and went away.

Comment by Arthur James on March 27, 2015 at 4:44am


If some Lawyer wants to

make a stink? Investigate

Kim Doan's Family and

Theft of a Waynesboro,

PA., commonwealth -

Laundromat Bank

Take Back and Kim

lost Home and when

I proved beyond any

Shadow of Doubt?

Bank and Lawyer

and Loan Officer 

called Nice Police.

Court Records are

in Chambersburg,

PA. Bank was in

Waynesboro, Pa.

Kim Doan Lost

Everything and

Health. 2- PA

Lawyers. 1- was

solicitor for Mike

Fisher - Chertoff

was the White

Collar Crime


Sarbanes got

Huffy - Bank

Chairman -

I best hush?

It was a very


time with



I showed

FBI - Agent

Sonny - the

emails to me

such as this"



I got the hint.

Comment by Ron Powell on March 27, 2015 at 5:50am
@JW; A not too infrequent occurrence when my son would buzz around our suburban community on his Yamaha racing motorcycle....Seems to be a common story born of common behaviors....
Comment by Ron Powell on March 27, 2015 at 5:51am
@AJ; Thanks....Getting the hint is a good thing....
Comment by Ron Powell on March 27, 2015 at 6:02am
@Kosh; We must find/create a solution to this DWB phenomenon...The color of my skin simply cannot be accepted as probable cause or justification for what essentially is a "show me your papers"/"stop and frisk" violation of my constitutional rights and my human dignity...

This behavior on the part of the police will not stop until white people everywhere demand that it does....


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