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View Diary: "She Killed Herself": Renisha McBride and the Racial Politics of Blaming the Victim (21 comments)

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  •  If someone had been yelling and (7+ / 0-)

    beating on my door, I would have dialed 911 as fast as my fingers could fly. THEN, if I had a gun, I would have yelled back "I have a gun. What do you want?"

    But that's me - an old white woman who lives alone.

    I reject your reality and substitute my own - Adam Savage

    by woolibaar on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 03:48:39 PM PST

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    •  I would have called 911 too (0+ / 0-)

      to be honest.

      I just think that this is the route that they're going to take, and they're going to go hard against Renisha's past.

      “Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― G.K. Chesterton

      by bayushisan on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 06:18:29 PM PST

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