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Judge for Dylann Roof’s bond hearing once used ‘N-word’ while in court

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Dylann Roof’s racist massacre is not an act of a single person who hated Blacks. It stems from a racist mentality that continues to exist in South Carolina. The state continues to fly the Confederate flag, which is a subliminal act of terrorism within itself.

But another shocking aspect of the case is that the judge who presided over Roof’s bond hearing also has a racist past. According to South Carolina’s Supreme Court, Judge James B. Gosnell used the ‘N-word’ while in the court room in 2003. While talking to a Black defendant, Gosnell said, “There are four kinds of people in this world, black people, white people, red necks, and n—-.”

Gosnell was disciplined, but was allowed to continue serving as judge. But it shows the level of racism that Blacks must face everyday in South Carolina when a racist mass murderer is being judged in court by another racist.

Gosnell also caught flack for having sympathy for Roof’s family. It’s a poor decision considering the investigation is ongoing and it’s possible that Roof’s family could have played a role in the killings.

Roof will appear in court on Oct. 23.



7 Comments

  1. Jason on June 20, 2015 at 7:49 am

    White Supremacy is a team sport. This judge is on the team.

  2. cupcake333 on June 20, 2015 at 10:58 am

    i said that in my post even before i found this out today i said .. THE KKK IS MADE UP OF PEOPLE IN UNIFORMS JUDGES, POLICE , SENATORS AND CITY OFFICIALS SOOOOOO there is no escapeing our passs until we deal with racism from the core .. it will be inherited by children for many generations and there will be more ROOFS . .born today in 18 years they will be the new monsters you can not tell me he acted alone but they set it up this way to through wooll over your eyes .. blacks are so gullible .. knowing this judge said that remove him immediatly

  3. Aniyah Sydney Renne Tifari on June 20, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    This judge is vintage klan

    • cupcake333 on June 20, 2015 at 4:31 pm

      you aint kidding , and they fall under the radar because we rely on them to hand out justice , there are not a lot of black judges .. or police chiefs , anyone in high power in this country is usually white just look at our supreme court and senate mostly whites passing these bills .. no wonder obama cant pass any civil right related bills . we think he has power to protect us but he just doesnt . its the GREAT SET UP … THEY KNEW HE WOULD NOT BE ABLE OR WANT TO PASS LAWS TO STOP POLICE FROM BRUTILALIZING BLACKS NOW ITS OUT OF HAND.. BIG NASTY MESS

  4. Helenofreims on June 20, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    Well, Hip hop rappers use term continuously tell us is there difference. Same old illogical nonsense of
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