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Babbitt was minding his own business as he walked though the crowd near the chess boards in Union Square when a man made a hateful announcement and began his rampage, witnesses said.
“He said ‘the next white person who walks by I’m going to [expletive],’” one woman said. “His fist went in and the man’s head bobbed and he hit the ground and you could hear his skull hitting the ground.”
“This is such a crowded area. You’d expect it in a back alley, but there are so many people here. That’s the strange part,” Garrett Browning said.
“He said ‘the next white person who walks by I’m going to [expletive]
A possible hate crime that article says. POSSIBLE!
Wonder where Al Sharpton is.
This very thread shows how under reported, and how much of a taboo it is when a Black person, or other minority commits a hate crime. This story broke 2 days ago, and even HERE on ATS, this thread has what, 5 replies? What the hell is wrong with you people. This is what this country has come to. Even on a reputable site such as ATS, where it appears free speech and open debate is encouraged, this man is just a foot note. . . . but Trayvon Martin had a grip of threads for every aspect of the case from the Prologue to the #ing Epilogue.
An attacker pummeled a bus passenger so hard he smashed the bones in his face after calling the victim a “cracker” in Manhattan – marking the second time in two days that people appeared to be randomly targeted in racial tirades against white people, authorities said.