Posted 5/1/2012 4:41 pm
Forster and Rostami wondered if the officer who answered their call treated all crime victims the same way. When Rostami, who admits she was hysterical, tried to describe what had happened, she says the officer told her to shut up and get in the car. Both said the officer did not record any names of witnesses who stopped to help. Rostami said the officer told them the attackers were "probably juveniles anyway. What are we going to do? Find their parents and tell them?"
The officer pointed to public housing in the area and said large groups of teenagers look for trouble on the weekends. "It's what they do," he told Forster.
They? THEY?!! I want that officer's badge number!!
Posted 5/1/2012 4:51 pm
According to the 2010 Census, the racial composition of Hampton Roads was as follows:
White or Caucasian: 59.6%
Black or African American: 31.3%
American Indian: 0.4%
Some other race: 1.7%
Two or more races: 3.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 5.4%
"...It happened four blocks from where they work, here at The Virginian-Pilot.
Two weeks have passed since reporters Dave Forster and Marjon Rostami - friends to me and many others at the newspaper - were attacked on a Saturday night as they drove home from a show at the Attucks Theatre. They had stopped at a red light, in a crowd of at least 100 young people walking on the sidewalk. Rostami locked her car door. Someone threw a rock at her window. Forster got out to confront the rock-thrower, and that's when the beating began.
Forster and Rostami's story has not, until today, appeared in this paper. ... In this case, editors hesitated to assign a story about their own employees. Would it seem like the paper treated its employees differently from other crime victims? ..."
Sounds like some nog-luvin' libbies got pwned. He got out of the car to TALK to the groidle about rock-throwing - as though they think, speak, understand and care about word thingies.
They had stopped at a red light, in a crowd of at least 100 young people walking on the sidewalk. Rostami locked her car door. Someone threw a rock at her window. Forster got out to confront the rock-thrower, and that's when the beating began.
He acted stupidly, yes
Next time just drive and run a few spooks over in your escape.
We're all reasonable people here. I should be able to get out and express my feelings, make them see my side of this interaction. In fact not to do so would be racist. It would be like I was assuming they would attack me just because they're black.
THE LAST TIME A WHITE DEVIL GOT OUT OF HIS CAR TO CONFRONT AN INNOCENT BLACK CHILD, THAT CHILD DIED. HIS NAME WAS TRAYVON. YOU EXPECT THESE BLACK CHILDREN TO JUST WAIT TO GET GUNNED DOWN WHEN WHYTEY ACCOSTS THEM??