The verdict of a federal jury in St. Lucie County, Fla., mocked Gregory Hill Jr.'s family.
Four dollars can buy you four items at a dollar store (not including tax), or maybe even lunch off of a value menu at a fast food restaurant. To suggest that $4 covers a family's pain and suffering and funeral expenses for a 30-year-old Black man shot in the head by a white sheriff's deputy in his own home isn't just ridiculous, it's an intended insult.
Despite proof of a series of racist and threatening Facebook posts against Tiffany Tims, an Ohio officer hasn't been fired.
UPDATE May 30, 2018 at 10:38 p.m. ET:
On Wednesday night the Nelsonville City Council unanimously voted to fire police officer Joshua Braglin. The vote came during a city council meeting attended by numerous protesters.
A white male police officer from Southeastern Ohio made racist and threatening Facebook posts against Hocking College Interim Police Chief Tiffany Tims, who is Black. Nelsonville Police Officer Joshua Braglin hasn't been fired. So, community organizers have scheduled a protest for Wednesday evening.