Because I feel like I’ve written this story too many times. I just can’t gather myself to write about the shooting death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. The police initially claimed the car he was in was “backing aggressively” towards the officer. The 6-year veteran of the force was as always, “in fear for his life.” Video footage showed he lied and in fact the car he shot into was moving away from him. The unnamed officer has been placed on administrative leave with pay (vacation).
I looked back to see that I’d written about Bernard Bailey who I’d played basketball against and went to Fisk rival Tennessee State University.
I wrote about Walter Scott, Joe McKnight, Alfred Olango, Tyre King, Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott. I even wrote about What if it was me!
I’ll leave it to others to tell the story of Jordan Edwards. I’m just a little weary right now but I’ll get back up and take on the next one. Promise!
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