The federal grand jury hearing testimony in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe is dominated by Black people an anonymous witness who testified complained, Page Six reported. Some people find it a travesty that a Black-dominated jury is deciding on indictments in the case, yet those people never complain about the injustice to Black defendants at the hands of some all-White juries.

“Maybe they found these jurors in central casting, or at a Black Lives Matter rally in Berkeley [Calif.],” the person told the gossip column, adding that 11 of the 20 jurors were Black and the prosecutor was the only White man in the room. Some Trump supporters are outraged.

If the anonymous source is accurate, there’s nothing strange about a majority Black grand jury in the District of Columbia where the jurors are impaneled. The nation’s capital is 47 percent Black and 44 percent White. The jury handed down its first indictments in October, charging President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort with conspiracy against the United States and money laundering in the campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia.

Trump has rallied his supporters against the Mueller investigation. They will no doubt seize on this report as evidence of the special counsel stacking the deck against the president. But complaints about having too many Black people serving on the grand jury is just flat-out racist. Those Trump supporters are typically silent about prosecutors who block potential Black jurors from serving on criminal cases involving a Black defendant—especially if the alleged victim is White.

All-White juries convict Black defendants 16 percent more often than they convict White defendants, according to a Duke University study. The U.S. Supreme Court threw out a Georgia death penalty conviction in 2016 because prosecutors struck every Black prospective juror from serving on the case. People complaining about the Mueller grand jury should speak up when real injustice happens in our criminal justice system.

SOURCE:  Page Six




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18 thoughts on “Too Black? Some Are Complaining About The Russia Probe Grand Jury

  1. isn’t that the pot calling the kettle black, no pun intended 😂, a jury that has to many blacks. and now people have a problem. an all white jury is considered whites people doing their civic duty. the Hypocrisy in this country continues SMH

  2. Passing Through!! on said:

    That’s why George Zimmerman was never convicted there were 11 whites and 1 minority who I believe was Hispanic. How in the hell is 11 white people a jury of Treyvon’s peers? They didn’t have a single black male on that jury and those racist let that psychotic monster go free after her stalked, harassed and murdered a child.

  3. Christianforreal on said:

    mynue, let’s remember from where we’ve come. Blacks in Africa were content and living comfortably in their own country, minding their own business. Whites came here from Europe and took over this country from the Natives that were here already living comfortably. Those Europeans then came to Africa to grab Blacks who were there enjoying their life. Tell me who sounds more beastley.? Who sounds more like they were not happy with themselves? Tell me who was more unhappy with themselves. You ran from your own country with the thought of something better and still were not happy, so you brought over another race to make yourselves feel better and Damn, 450 years later you are still unhappy with your self. And you say WE are the most violent racists, wow you unworthy supremacists need to take a look in the mirror as you read up on the history of this country and the one you left!!!

  4. Christianforreal on said:

    This is a prime example of Racism only being an issue if White people say so!!! When a Black man calls it for what it is, he is just being sensitive or trying to make something out of nothing. As mentioned below, it doesn’t seem to be an issue when the defendant is black and the jury is white. In many cases, you might get one Black and one Hispanic and the rest of the pool, including the alternates are White. In this case we have whites who might be indicted by this predominately Black Grand Jury, so it’s a problem. I honestly believe, as a Black woman, that this jury might be more fair than a more white jury. I believe that these members will be more inclined to listen to the evidence and decide based upon the facts as they relate to the law and not on the race or ethnics in the case. Hmmmm!!! Something to think about!

  5. specialt757 on said:

    “THE DEBT AMERICA OWES BLACK AND NATIVE AMERICANS is incalculable.” Real talk, as long as people live on earth, still won’t be long enough to repay this debt. Not even those 40 aches and a mule will satisfy it.

  6. Curtis on said:

    ” Slavery had made the South’s agriculture-based economy the most powerful force in the global cotton market, but the Civil War devastated this economy. … With the help of profiteering industrialists they found yet a new way to build wealth on the bound labor of black Americans: the convict lease system.” THE DEBT AMERICA OWES BLACK AND NATIVE AMERICANS is incalculable. The presence of Black Americans on the grand jury will ensure a level of balance and fairness that seems to have been lost many generations ago. Those who feel superior and entitled will always try to turn the tables and make Black and Native Americans question their position in society. Don’t be bamboozled. The Trump family, staff and supporters have denied any affiliation with Russian. We now know better. The president has proven to be a serial liar and his staff and supporters demonstrate everyday a zest of entitlement never seen before. Throw the bums in the dungeon!

  7. blacks are the most violent racists on the planet and will do anything to support their black privilege and special handouts. These beas-s from the jungles of africa a parasitic creature that destroys everything it touches.

    • Passing Through!! on said:

      And those violent blacks on that jury will be the reason trump will be impeached…LOL! After all the police acquittals for killing unarmed black men the blacks on the jury and President Obama get the gift of sending the trump family to jail…..MAGA! Now take that to the jungle b**ch!

  8. Passing Through!! on said:

    Some people (racist) find it a travesty that a Black-dominated jury is deciding on indictments in the case
    But have no problem with the all white jury who acquits the white cop for shooting & killing the unarmed 12 year old. If it weren’t for those blacks there would probably be no indictments.

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