Post-racial society, huh? Notice that the media no longer utters that utterly ridiculous phrase after the multiplicity of race-based episodes the last four years. The latest is a gruesome exemplification of racial animus directed at President Obama but tragically incurred by an innocent Louisiana black woman minding her own business, the media reports.
KNOE 8 News confirmed reports from the Winnsboro (La.) Police that they are working with the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office investigating a woman allegedly attacked and burned on Sunday night.
Her crime? Wearing an Obama T-shirt.
According to the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office, Sharmeka Moffitt was on a walking trail in a city park wearing a President Obama T-shirt when she was attacked at about 8 p.m. on Sunday. The assailants allegedly doused her with racial epithets as well as gasoline, calling her the N-word repeatedly before scrawling the letters “KKK” on her car after they charred her body.
Moffit was taken to a Winnsboro medical center and then transported to LSU Hospital, which specializes in treating burns, in Shreveport in Northern Louisiana.
A friend of the Moffitt family confirmed to us that she is in stable but critical condition but 90 percent of her body has been burned.
Friends of the family told the media that the KKK was allegedly involved in the attack, but that has not been confirmed at press time.
UPDATE: Forensic investigators have determined that the original story Sharmeka Moffitt’s gave to police to explain her burned body was completely false. Click here to read the full story.