While we were cheering Benjamin Crump settlements in lieu of creating black firms specifically designed to fight these cases after the Gaines family attorneys showed us how to win, they were figuring out a way to influence jurors by selling ‘he negro contributed to his/her own demise’ defense. And it worked.
Now cities and police departments have a go to proven trial defense that works.
Notice, no BLM, no Deray, no Campaign Zero pledges to use any of the millions they took in exploiting the murders of black people for the creation of such firms or any other resources.
‘Are y’all serious?’ Jury gives 4 cents to family of black man killed by Florida cop
A jury gave the family of Gregory Vaughn Hill Jr., a black man killed by St. Lucie County sheriff’s deputy Christopher Newman, just four cents after they found he was 99 percent negligent in his death. Newman shot Hill, accused of brandishing a handgun, through a garage door.