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Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted of Obstructing a Police Officer Cries “Lynching”


Jasmine Richards, a lesbian  militant BLM activist claims her recent arrest and conviction on a charge of “lynching.”  Lynching is the former term for trying to take someone out of police custody.  In 2015, Gov Jerry Brown removed the word lynching and replaced it.  The incident for which she was just convicted for occurred after a friend tried to force the restaurant to give her a drink without paying for it.  She then attacked the restaurant employees. (I guess the owner of the restaurant doesn’t understand Black Privilege) and joined up with Richards’ group.  The owner of the restaurant called the police and police proceeded to take the woman into custody.  At this point, Richards tries to pull her friend away from the police.


Jasmine Richards was arrested by Pasadena police officers last year when a woman who had allegedly left a restaurant without paying joined her and a group who had gathered in a nearby park, according to the Los Angeles Times. Prosecutors say Richards tried to start a riot when police tried to arrest the woman. Richards was taken into custody by police several days later.

Richards has a history of violence and run ins with the police.  She took part in the Ferguson riots and was picked up in 2015 on two warrants charging her with making terroristic threats, assault, trespassing, and petty theft.  For her recent conviction, Richards is facing a possible prison term of four years.

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But Black Lives Matter organizers say (Richards) was essentially convicted on a “lynching” charge according to California law. A statement on the group’s website cites California Penal Code from 1933 which read: “The taking by means of a riot of any person from the lawful custody of any peace officer is a lynching.”

The language of the code was changed in 2015 after Maile Hampton, an activist who was protesting police brutality near California’s state capitol in Sacramento, was convicted on the lynching charge. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill last year that removed the word “lynching” from the law and defines a person found guilty of the action as a felon. However, the penalty, up to four years in prison, remains the same and Richards is facing that amount of time in jail at her sentencing hearing on Tuesday.

From Breitbart News:

The owner told Breitbart News that a young black woman who was not connected with the protest came into the restaurant and demanded she be given a drink without paying full price. After being told she needed to pay for the drink to get it, the young black woman became angry and eventually physically assaulted the restaurant owner, hitting her on the head.

The restaurant owner says she and other workers attempted to restrain the woman and called the police. At that point, the young black woman started to leave the restaurant to avoid the police. On the street in front of the restaurant, the woman assaulted restaurant employees again, striking them with a cell phone.

At this point, the restaurant owner said, Black Lives Matter protesters from across the street began to get involved. They asked no questions about what was going on, but immediately sided with the black woman against the Hispanic restaurant owner and her employees.

Black Lives Matter members, including their token white boy, Shaun King are outraged that the police expect them to obey the law.  (Evidently police, prosecutors, judges and juries don’t understand Black Privilege either)


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