Man Charged With Threatening To Shoot Black Folks At Buffalo Tops

Man Charged With Threatening To Shoot Black People At Buffalo Tops

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It’s been just below three months since Payton Gendron gunned down 10 Black individuals at a Tops Pleasant Markets grocery retailer in Buffalo, New York, and—shock, shock—a white man has been charged with a hate crime for calling the identical retailer and threatening to kill extra Black individuals.

In line with KIRO 7, 37-year-old Joey David George (a white man with three first names is all the time the primary crimson flag) of Lynnwood, Washington, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday for a hate crime and 4 counts of interstate threats. George is accused of calling the identical grocery retailer the place harmless Black individuals had been ruthlessly slaughtered by a white supremacist and making racist terrorist threats on July 19 and 20. On the primary day, he allegedly threatened to shoot Black individuals on the retailer and, the day after, he allegedly made a second telephone name and ranted to an worker about an impending “race struggle.”

Apparently, these had been simply the most recent stops in George’s “white supremacist by telephone” tour.

From KIRO:

George can also be charged with a telephone name in Might to a restaurant in San Bruno, California, the place he allegedly threatened to shoot Black and Hispanic prospects.

George can also be charged with making threats to a enterprise in Maryland and making bomb threats to a restaurant in Connecticut.

Interstate threats are punishable by as much as 5 years in jail and the hate crime cost is punishable by as much as ten years in jail.

Is there something extra harmful in America than a small, unhappy and indignant white man? It’s simply lucky that legislation enforcement was in a position to hint George’s name to Tops and determine him earlier than he might perform any of his threats on Black individuals and other people of coloration.

However what concerning the subsequent one, or the one after that? What number of Joey David Georges are nonetheless on the market fueled by mainstream white nationalist rhetoric and ready to be the following high-profile killer to terrorize and kill Black and brown people who find themselves responsible of nothing apart from current? Hell, we nonetheless have to attend and see how lengthy George is taken off the streets if he’s in any respect.

White America simply loves imploding into itself on the expense of Black individuals.


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