Take the Knee
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Hello mairji23, I would like to debate you on the topic of take the knee. This was a protest where NFL players took a knee during the national anthem. I will be taking Con.
"You said that police brutality isn't a race issue. BBC News Canada presented a news story of "Why Do US Police Keep Killing Unarmed Black People." Did you know that in 2015, more than 100 (unarmed) black people were killed by the cops? Give me the number of unarmed whites that were killed in 2015 by cops."
Who's protesting America?
Why are we trying to read someone else's pockets?
How can dead veterans be offended if they're already dead?
When did the Black Panthers ever become a hate group?
Why can't Black people say that their lives matter as well?
But, you're the same guy who labeled me as racist.
1. Surveillance video showed that shortly before the confrontation, 18-year-old Brown stole cigarillos from a convenience store and shoved a clerk who tried to stop him.2. The autopsy report showed that Brown had marijuana in his system when he died.3. Officer Wilson, driving from the scene of a medical emergency, first encountered Brown walking in the middle of a street and told Brown and his friend to walk on the sidewalk. Brown responded with an expletive.4. Wilson chose to confront Brown only after he saw the cigarillos in his hand and recalled the radio report of a robbery at the convenience store.5. Wilson said when he tried to open his car door, Brown slammed it back shut, then punched Wilson in the face.6. Fearing another punch could knock him out, Wilson drew his gun, he told the grand jury, and Brown grabbed the gun, saying "you are too much of a pussy to shoot me."7. An African-American witness confirmed that Brown and Wilson appeared to be "arm-wrestling" by the car.8. Another witness saw Brown leaning through the car's window and said "some sort of confrontation was taking place."9. After Wilson fired a shot that struck Brown's hand, Brown fled and Wilson gave chase. Brown suddenly stopped. An unidentified witness told the grand jury that 6-foot-292-pound Brown charged at Wilson with his head down. Wilson said Brown put his hand under the waistband of his pants as he continued toward Wilson. That's when Wilson fired.10. A witness testified that Brown never raised his hands.11. Gunpowder found on the wound on Brown's hand indicated his hand was close to the gun when it fired. According to a report, the hand wound showed foreign matter "consistent with products that are discharged from the barrel of a firearm."12. Judy Melinek, a forensic pathologist who reviewed the autopsy for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, said the gunpowder "supports the fact that this guy is reaching for the gun, if he has particulate matter in the wound."13. Wilson said Brown was physically uncontrollable and "for lack of a better word, crazy." He said that during the confrontation, he was thinking: "He's gonna kill me. How do I survive?" Legal experts say police officers typically have wide latitude to use deadly force when they feel their safety is threatened.