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Saturday, February 4, 2012

What is A Black Male Life Worth...Nothing To The Police.

An unarmed teen in the Bronx was shot dead by police, right in front of his mother.  Ramarley Graham, a 19-year old boy, was shot in the chest as he ran into his mother’s apartment on Thursday afternoon.  Police are saying that they thought the teen was grabbing a gun when he adjusted his waistband.

“They chased him into the house,” his mother Constance Malcolm, 39, told the Daily News.
“Nobody deserves to be shot in their own home.”

The teen was then rushed to the Montefiore Medical Center, where died soon thereafter.  Police had approached Graham when they saw him doing a drug deal on the street.  That’s when he ran away to the Williamsbridge Apartment complex.  The officers were behind him when he ran into the bathroom to flush the marijuana down the toilet.

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