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Group to Protest in Front of Vallejo's Solano County DA Office Thursday

The protest will center around Vallejo Police's recent rash of officer-involved shootings.

 

The National Network in Action, a self-proclaimed “civil and human rights organization” will be holding a protest in front of the Solano County District Attorney’s office in Vallejo on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m., according to a press release.

The release said the protest will be led by Rev. Floyd D. Harris.

Here’s an excerpt from the release:

“The community is demanding justice for Mr. Mario Romero & Mr. Joseph Johnson who were gunned down by two Vallejo Police Officers while sitting in their parked car in front of their home on Sept. 2, 2012.

We can not and we will not let the fire simmer beneath the Vallejo Police Department's feet. As a community we must all continuously remind them that we are going to keep our feet to the pavement in making sure that we get justice and that we are not tolerating these types of malicious attacks. We seek justice, not only for the brutal murder of Mr. Mario Romero and attempted murder of Mr. Joseph Johnson but for all individuals and families that have endured unjust attacks from any Vallejo Police Officers in our city. These suspicious officer-involved shootings and murders are becoming quite alarming with a total of seven so far this year. None of us should be a victim of these types of gruesome circumstances. We encourage you all to come out and support our demands for justice and equality.

These officers should not only be charged, but should stand trial and be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The Vallejo Police Department does not have the right to be the judge, jury or executioner!”

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"The Black Panther of Poetry" September 19, 2012 at 05:47 PM
I will definitely try to make it to this event. What a travesty!!!! Why is it that law enforcement, whom most of the minority community across this great country respect and need, continue to commit these atrocities in our community. And where are the Police Officers that are minorites, while this continue to happen!!! Where are their voices of dissent? We in the African-American communities and the Hispanic communities and all minority communities in America, need help to change this deadly practice of Police Officers resorting to the "Low Hanging Fruit" which is our young men, for the bulk of their job itinerary. This practice has got to change and change soon!!! Not everything that is faced can be changed But nothing can be changed unless it is faced!! LOW HANGING FRUIT City streets and minority families are usually the growing spots Where they are abundantly grown and harvested so easily when otherwise the pickings are not The most popular flavors are black and brown for they stimulate a healthy system with hardly a  protest or frown Nurtured and grown with the best of fertilizers watered by haters, bigots, and profilers This fruit is picked by the local constable to feed the mouths of those in power in their weakest times and most vulnerable hours Oh this low hanging fruit will never flicker for it yields a high volume with little labor and danger for the picker
Babaloo September 20, 2012 at 04:15 AM
let see, you point a "gun" or fake gun or make threatening gestures towards a police officer and then you get shot. JUSTIFIED as far as I am concerned. I too will go and protest in support of the POLICE. They have a right to go home safe every night. They serve and protect our community. Whether it be Vallejo, San Jose, Washington DC. The Police are the victims here. Dealing with the "Scum of the Earth" at times they have the right to go home safely. The entitlement of "Criminals" has to end. Criminals DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT to kill, main, assault, ROB, commit crimes in our towns. If you point a gun / fake gun weapon, knife, threaten a police officer, CHP, Deputy Sheriff, You will be dealt with accordingly. And don't say " he could have used a taser or pepper sprayed them". that's BS. Someone Points a gun at you that means they want to KILL you. So what would you do when some ass points a gun at you ? OH , I know, lets talk with them, or spray them with some spray versus a bullet, or talk them out of stabbing you with their knife. BS...you would defend yourself accordingly. So get off their backs. I SUPPORT the POLICE. I DO NOT SUPPORT CRIMINALS.
Babaloo September 20, 2012 at 04:18 AM
BTW the " Black Panthers" were catagorized as a "RACIST organization" Today they may fall under the Anti terrorist September 11th laws. Just an FYI...
"The Black Panther of Poetry" September 20, 2012 at 07:03 AM
“In the blackest lie,and in the whitest fright, No racism shall escape this black mans' sight. Let those who practice their racist rite, Beware my power… "Black mans'" Might!!!“
Babaloo September 22, 2012 at 03:29 AM
racist man...has no power....
"The Black Panther of Poetry" September 22, 2012 at 03:36 AM
I slay racist people and that's why you people are pissed. But don't you fret about me, "I laugh in the face of danger, ha ha ha ha"!!! HAKUNA MATATA!!!
Babaloo September 22, 2012 at 03:48 AM
POS...
"The Black Panther of Poetry" September 22, 2012 at 03:53 AM
Why thank you Babaloo, I am very (P)ositive and I (O)ppose (S)erial racist like you and your cohorts on PATCH!!! “In the blackest lie,and in the whitest fright, No racism shall escape this black mans' sight. Let those who practice their racist rite, Beware my power… "Black mans'" Might!!!“
Babaloo September 22, 2012 at 04:05 AM
Racist is as Racist does. Wanna be. get over yourself ..POS...if you have nothing nice to say,,,don't say anything at all..ask your mom...she will agree..
Edward Pritchard November 28, 2012 at 09:40 AM
Bobby it pains me to think I spent 11 years of my life defending your right to speak freely. You accuse me of being a racist and spew your racist hatred worse than a grand cyclops. FYI in 1958 when I was born in Kansas they made sure to note on my birth certificate that my mom was colored. I have kin that makes you look light skinned. You have hated your way into becoming your own worst enemy. Just think about this, The Klan hates the "Mud People" (People of MIxed Race) more than the blacks. So by you attacking me your just joining forces with the Klan. Ain't that a B!
Edward Pritchard November 28, 2012 at 10:38 AM
Heard about 30 people showed up........ kinda pales to the 4000+ that showed up at Vallejo High on Nov. 30
Edward Pritchard November 28, 2012 at 10:39 AM
BTW Bobby Lets get the causes of death for people of color in perspective.1.Liberals! Check out "Maafa 21" before you go off on a rant. 2. Illicit drugs between users dealers turf wars run ins with law enforcement. 3.Just plain ole black on black crime. The "white girl bleeds alot" crowd are moaning about the uptick in black on white violence but the sad truth is the black on black is way worse than black on white crime. 4. Then we get to traffic accidents (#1 killer of white people guess the crackers need some driving lessons). 5. Chronic diseases I couldn't escape that donation from the Native American part of my gene pool. I am the oldest survivor in my branch of the family tree. Diabetes done killed everyone older than me. What your missing is Bobby the first 4 causes involve personal choices. Until we can get our own to quit making bad choices we are going to be victims of our choices.

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