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Tony Robinson, Outrage, and Exhaustion


Tony Robinson, Outrage, and Exhaustion

Miles Brown

When Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced that he would not press charges against Matt Kenny, the police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Tony Robinson, I didn’t really know how to react. At this point outrage is just exhausting,

The death of Tony Robinson and the decision not to charge Officer Kenny feels like one more reminder that the lives of unarmed black men in this country are expendable.


What’s amazing is the video of this shooting which I only saw on Democracy Now. The officer is backing up-firing-but not falling down as I believe reported.And from what I understand the officer was told to wait for back up-but pursued Robinson into the house anyways.