George Zimmerman's Family Member Implies AG Eric Holder Is Racist

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The family of George Zimmerman has stepped up its public defense, and one relative has sent a highly critical letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking why the Department of Justice has not arrested members of the New Black Panther Party movement. The group has publicly put out a bounty for Zimmerman's capture. In the letter, the family member says, "you have chosen not to arrest these individuals based solely on your race."

The letter was obtained by the Daily Caller, a conservative website cofounded by political commentator Tucker Carlson. The Caller has been criticized in the past for publishing numerous articles critical of Trayvon Martin's character. The Caller has chosen not to release the name of the family member. 

"I am writing you to ask you why, when the law of the land is crystal clear, is your office not arresting the New Black Panthers for hate crimes?" the family member wrote to Holder. 

"The Zimmerman family is in hiding because of the threats that have been made against us, yet the DOJ has maintained an eerie silence on this matter. These threats are very public. If you haven't been paying attention just do a Google search and you will find plenty. Since when can a group of people in the United States put a bounty on someone's head, circulate Wanted posters publicly, and still be walking the streets?"

The letter then takes an oddly racial tone. 

"Even though many feel that great strides have been made in race relations (we do have a black president), situations such as this make me wonder if this is indeed the case. There is the appearance of racism in every way this has been handled, and it is not coming from the supporters of George Zimmerman.

"It is unfortunate that the Martins have been used by the black community and the race-baiters to further the divides of racism, and not use the opportunity to unite the country. The chasm between blacks and whites deepens every time these groups show up to further their own cause."

The family members writes, "you have chosen not to arrest these individuals based solely on your race."

Riptide is fighting the itch to editorialize here. Instead we'll just point out that African-Americans make up a disproportionate amount of the prison population in America, so it's hard to argue that black people aren't getting arrested in this country because the attorney general is black. 

It's also not so clear-cut that what the New Black Panther Party is doing is a hate crime since they are not targeting Zimmerman based on his race, but rather because he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. We're also pretty sure that anyone with a familiarity with the history of racism in this country would not conclude that it is "the black community" that is "further[ing] the divides of racism." 

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StopTheCrap
StopTheCrap

Of course the New BlackPanther Party has done a race crime by putting a bounty on Zimmerman. Anyonewho doesn't think so has a twisted mind. In watching this story I have totally lostrespect for jesse jacksonand al sharpton. They are both black racist with a get whitey attitude. Whatabout obama? He opened his mouth with that comment about if he had a son, nowhe should finish stating his view.  I don’tlike racist and that includes black ones!

MikaylaAmanda
MikaylaAmanda

George Zimmerman is no more a racist as Trayvon Martin was no thug. People are always trying to conjure up negativity when it doesn't have to be that way. Does racism exist? You bet, but this is not the case. I do believe the Sanford Police Department does harbor on racial stereotypes which will cause their demise. I don't blame the family for being angry over the black panther situation, because you shouldn't take the law into your own hands. I guess some will say the same thing about Zimmerman and Trayvon. 

artofpilates
artofpilates

Wasn't this the family that blamed Obama for the shooting?  Zimmerman's family is not doing is case any good.  The state of Florida has arrested Zimmerman in charges of second degree murder.

Christopher Neal
Christopher Neal

This article took a shit at the last two paragraphs. So Kyle Muntzenreider is saying that hey, there are plenty of negros in jail so sure, negros are being prosecuted for crimes at various places.

So Kyle, "anyone with a familiarity with the history of racism in this country would not conclude that it is 'the black community' that is 'further[ing] the divides of racism" would include such race-baiting personalities as jesse jackson, rev al sharpie (not a real rev), and O'blamer? None of them are fanning the flames of a race war?

The bottom line--and I believe Dr. King would have agreed--is that you cannot end discrimination by discriminating! 

Imiles52
Imiles52

I think everyone has a fact made here and the reason many people are angry is that it's the same old story white kills black instead of man kills man. We try to live our lives through equality and diversity but we let the media get into our heads and create a divide. There is no such thing as freedom of speech if your a white person when it comes to race hate crimes, you would be deemed a racist. But it is different for a black person, you would be deemed a freedom fighter. It's not these pauns in society like Zimmerman that should be made examples of, it's the government, government organisations, media that should be punished for promoting a race hate society.

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

Most Kyle articles usually take a turn for the derp when he stops quoting and/or copying from other sources and adds his own content.

rjriley5000
rjriley5000

Donate to George Zimmerman http://therealgeorgezimmerman....

I have been more than a bit put out by the lynch mob mentality and misleadingbiased media coverage so last week I sent a note to Zimmerman's attorneyconcerning setting something up to collect donations and they got the site upover the weekend.  I just called them and verified that this is alegitimate site.  There are some other sites claiming to be helping himwhich probably are not legitimate. 

Ttgreen99
Ttgreen99

Freedom of speech you can say whatever you want you just cant do whatever you want. The sad part is this was a good kid. Too bad he didnt approach a real gangster with a gun 2

Gavin Monroe
Gavin Monroe

Sooooo....what does black on black crime have to do with this case? 

Are you saying cause those numbers are high that must mean Trayvon is guilty being the instigator?

Why is it, that people are so sure that George Zimmerman is innocent and are so quick to judge Trayvon? I know, it goes both way. None of you know. So quit the bull.

Pamela
Pamela

No one, with half a brain or any human decency, has said that Trayvon was guilty of being the instigator, but neither, do we know if Mr. Zimmerman is. Yes. Mr. Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon. We do not know, if Mr. Zimmerman is guilty of cold blooded murder, manslaughter or self-defense. It was the Anti-white Racist Liberal Media, Racist Al Sharpton and Racist Jesse Jackson and a large portion of the black community, who "racially profiled" Trayvon's tragic death, as a Racist white on black Hate crime murder. When It turns out Mr. Zimmerman is not white, but hispanic. Hispanics are conveniently "brown" when we want to Deport them, if Illegal, but when a young black man is killed, all of a sudden Hispanic, becomes "white".

Then, in the tragic slaughter of the 3 black people and 2 injured in Tulsa, the Anti-white Racist Media, made it about race, white vs. black, instead of making it about 3 human being being hunted down and murdered. Then, it turns out, that one of the so-called white men, Jake England is Native American Indian.

Not only is black on black murder and crime, more prevalent, than white on black, but black men are 39% more likely to kill a white person, than a white killing a black. Not only that, but there have been HUNDREDS and HUNDREDS of brutal heinous black on white murders, rapes and crimes, and they do not make National attention, there are NEVER any HATE CRIME CHARGES, and case after case, the Anti-white Racist Liberal Media, purposely hides the races, when it is black on white.

Examples: CARTER STRANGE, WISCONSIN STATE FAIR BLACK MOB ATTACK ON WHITE FAMILIES, 4 HOUR RACIST TORTURE OF WHITE 16 YEAR OLD SHANE MCCLLELAN, RACIST BEATING DEATH OF KEVIN KLESS, THE TULSA ELDERLY WHITE COUPLE MR. AND MRS. STRAIT, THE RACIST ASSASSINATION OF OKLAHOMA WHITE COUPLE ETHAN NICHOLS AND CARISSA HORTON, all by racist black men. There are HUNDREDS more, just in the past year, black on white and more recently black racist mobs attacks on whites in MINNEAPOLIS and ST. LOUIS.

The REAL ANTI-WHITE RACIST HATE CRIME, IS ERIC HOLDER.

Stupidgurl
Stupidgurl

What type of person are you? Each cases should be handled accordingly. Regardless of race if you commit a crime justice needs to be applied period... Wow I am embarrassed for you reading this garbage... You sound racist to me as a matter of fact my stomach is in knots im feeling so bad for you.. Right is right and wrong is wrong the end plssssszzzzzz.

Jamey
Jamey

 b on b has to do because the race hustlers ignore this 94% of problem yet bait those like you with the 6%. All they do is create hatred where none existed and bring out both sides of idiots who would otherwise be sidelined. GZ may be guilty, no one knows. However TM is not the innocent 9-14 year old of the pictures that are promoted either. So it goes both ways, you stop promoting the bull as neither side has all the evidence.

whoknows22
whoknows22

So, if you don't know either, then stop bad mouthing the kid. he was unarmed and killed. So, I consider him a victim. However, I don't believe Zimmerman did it on purpose. Not a hate crime. Martin's parents just want justice for thier kid, don't tell me you wouldn't want the same.

Jamey
Jamey

 You are trying to make this as a race issue, where I have said before none existed until.... I have only questioned the motives of those and those who associate with the race hustlers.If "I" questioned those who are really promoting this as a "race" issue and point out their hypocrisy, then, who is fueling what?

whoknows22
whoknows22

I think that was more of the medias fault not the parents and also a lot of stuff was ”let out” about Zimmerman too. Oh and another thing, you're not helping to stop this ”race war” in fact, you're fueling it. you can't be making out like we white people are any better cause we are not. We are all human beings, and it seems like a lot of you forget that.

Jamey
Jamey

 haven't bad mouthed him, just stating what has been "let out" about him. When the "parents" sided with race hustlers, that ended. for me, their so-called concern. I do not see how them drumming up hatred against another "race" helping their case. And that is all they are doing, imho. The people they have sided with have a known history for this and people such as Al has been guilty, tried and had to pay for drumming up hatred that got a Jewish man murdered and of course there is the well known Duke case, etc.

Guest
Guest

Actually, the New Black Panther Party has advocated killing white people (the term they use is "crackers") and their babies.  So, it's safe to say, in light of their history, they are advocating killing Zimmerman because he is a WHITE man who shot a BLACK man.  They don't have similar bounties on the heads of black people who have killed another black person.  It does seem to be racially motivated. 

Pamela
Pamela

 ANTI-WHITE RACIST ERIC HOLDER and OBAMA advocate killing white people and white babies, because they support the NEW BLACK PANTHERS. Why? Because, they are black.

Jamey
Jamey

 Then they are ones promoting the racism, along with JJ, AL ,etc. Prior to them there was no racial element. These people NEVER get involved unless to promote so call "oppression." They claim to care about the "blacks". Yet do nothing about 94% of the problem. Why? Because they can't get on TV and get people to send them checks.

ekimv65
ekimv65

The AG choose not to prosecute the NBP in PA, why would there be a reason to believe he would anywhere else. Actions speak louder...

Jamey
Jamey

" "the black community" that is "further[ing] the divides of racism." "

"no justice, no peace" tell us again us is promoting harmony?  Who's "justice"? Who defines this? Nearly every time these types do not get their way violence "breaks" out. Flash mobs? New Orleans stealing TV's? Rodney King burn down their own neighborhoods?

NoelleCD
NoelleCD

You MUST be joking... So it's NOT racism when an entire police force acts negligent at a scene of a crime because the person killed was black, but it IS racist when a community of black people stand up against injustice (no matter how misguided)?

Chrissy2
Chrissy2

In the United States you are innocent until proven guilty. I do not believe that the entire police force helped Zimmermann to cover up murder. I believe there had to be evidence of self defense. Even the family of Tryvon have said it was an accident. When you have people like Al Sharpton and the black panthers spewing hatred how does that help race realtions. I agree with Zimmermanns familiy. Why is it acceptable for a bounty to be placed on his head? That means they are offering money for anyone who kills him. How could that be right? I am not a racist but I believe there are definite double standards. I believe Zimmermann may have been racial profiling in his neighborhood watch duties but I do not believe that he murdered that young man.

Pamela
Pamela

Oh please. Bet you do not know about TREVOR DOOLEY and DAVID JAMES. Do you? TREVOR DOOLEY is a BLACK MAN, who shot and killed an UNARMED WHITE MAN, DAVID JAMES in front of his 8 year old daughter. Of course, no one has heard about it, because the ANTI-WHITE RACIST MEDIA buried the story. White people know far more, about being "racially profiled", than any group of people. White people cannot do anything, without blacks, hispanics and all "people of color", being able to "RACIALLY PROFILE" every white person, as being RACIST. RACIST just means, white person. Look how the Tea Party was labeled "RACIST" for being "TOO WHITE", because BLACKS and HISPANICS, CHOSE NOT TO be a part of the Tea Party. The Tea Party, did not exclude blacks and hispanics, they excluded themselves.

Redgington23
Redgington23

And Trevor Dooley was arrested and charged TWO days after the shooting. It's been 44 days since Zimmerman shot Trayvon, and he has not been charged with anything yet. Is this really the example you want to use to argue your point? I assume that if you were smart enough to bring this up, you would note that Mr. Dooley is standing trial right now, thus eliminating any parrarells it had with the Zimmerman case.

So let's challenge your theory that this case was "buried" by the media because of the black on white violence overtones which it carried by simply asking, "If Zimmerman was arrested two days after the shooting, would this be a national story?"

I think it's fairly obvious what the answer to that question, since it didn't get national exposure until over 20 days after the incident occured.

Guest
Guest

Actually, we don't know if the police force was negligent or not.  From the information coming out now, it seems as if Zimmerman was attacked.  Putting a bounty on someone's head stating "dead or alive" is not "standing up against injustice" but is the vigilantism that people claim Zimmerman engaged in.  You can't have it both ways.  If Zimmerman was wrong, then so is the NBP.  Peacefully protesting is standing up against "injustice"...but that's not what the NBP is doing. 

Jamey
Jamey

 Article is talking of promoting "togetherness." There was no racism until race hustlers and their news media cohorts started doctoring info to make it about "race." They are the ones promoting division. ihmo. 94% of black violence is caused by other blacks, yet this part of the other 6% is jumped on by lack hustlers yet they do nothing about the other? Why are they ignoring the elephant in the room? Money? Power?

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

Next time your boss pisses you off, print out his or her photograph, draw some crosshairs on their head, then post up flyers with this edited photo offering a bounty in retaliation for whatever pissed you off.

Marymary123
Marymary123

I personally dont see the racist part. They want him caught. It say "arrest" folks see amd understand what they want too. Plssssszzzzzz

NoelleCD
NoelleCD

I never said what they are doing is right, I just don't think it's racist. Obviously I don't think it's right to put a bounty on anyone's head, but that doesn't make it racist.

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

Copy and paste "Daniel Adkins" into your favorite search engine and read some news stories.  Cliffs notes: Another supposed self defense shooting that took place in Arizona last week.  The shooter was black and the deceased was white.  The shooter has not been arrested and charged with a crime

NoelleCD
NoelleCD

You're just another person who doesn't understand what people are mad about. We aren't just angry because Zimmerman shot Trayvon. People shoot people everyday, as those who are supporters of Zimmerman want to point out endlessly. But the difference is black people who goaround senselessly shooting people GET ARRESTED and TRIED! That is all I, or anyone else for that matter, want.

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

I assure you that if Trayvon had been a victim of black on black crime, the Black Panthers would not have placed a bounty on the shooters head. Hell they wouldn't even be involved and he would be just another statistic. Yes its about race. To think otherwise when discussing those clowns' actions in a case such as this is foolish.

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

You forgot to mention the voter intimidation case of 2008 against the New Black Panther Party which was dropped.

What would the reaction be if the KKK put a bounty on a black man who found himself in a similar situation but not yet charged with a crime?

NotSuprisedAtAnything
NotSuprisedAtAnything

Could be true. I've been wondering myself why somebody from this regime hasn't stood up against the black panther's actions and rhetoric.

Eltipo
Eltipo

RACE WARRRRR! (if you watch south park, you know) 

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