Spring Valley HS Police Officer brutally assaults student

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235 Responses to Spring Valley HS Police Officer brutally assaults student

  1. rikyrah says:


    So, Attorney Todd Rutherford, who is representing Shakara, the girl who was assaulted at Spring Valley High, said her mother and grandmother are ALIVE. He said he has personally spoken to them. He wouldn’t say whether or not Shakara is in foster care.

    Attorney Rutherford said she’s charged criminally “with disturbing schools”. He says the school allows cell phones, but that the issue was whether or not Shakara “moved fast enough” to put her cell phone away.

    He also said that he’s working to get a GoFundMe page up, but because people have been creating fraudulent pages, it’s been difficult. He’s working with GoFundMe and should have a page set up today.

    BTW, Attorney Rutherford is the Minority Leader in the S.C. State Legislature and is also representing the other girl who was arrested AND the young man who took the video of the Walter Scott shooting.

  2. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Dear assaulted student,

    I want you to know that I stand by you and offer my hugs of support. I am sending you a wave of caring and prayers to see you through the trauma you have endured.

    This song is for you.


  3. rikyrah says:

    Damon Young, 10/28/15

    After watching the video of Deputy Ben Fields assaulting a teen girl in her classroom, and following the national coverage of the fallout from this incident, I had no doubt Fields would eventually be publicly reprimanded, suspended, and eventually fired. Which he was, today. His superiors had no choice but to do so; the footage was too brutal, Fields’s history was too volatile, the difference in physical size between Fields — seen here bench-pressing 600 freaking pounds — and the girl was too stark, and the racial context was too thick.

    I guess this — Fields’s firing — is supposed to be vindicating. And perhaps it is for the students and others directly impacted by his employment. He will no longer have carte blanche to terrorize students at Spring Valley High School, and this is a good thing. But, I don’t know. I just don’t feel any type of victory when a Ben Fields or a George Zimmerman or a Darren Wilson or a Ray Tensing or a Napa Valley Wine Train is forced to apologize or is reprimanded or is fired or is arrested. Because the damage the acts done by these people cause have more of a psychic, emotional, and physical cost than any type of acknowledgement of the wrongdoing can cover. The Black body isn’t a department store where busted shoplifters can apologize for and replace boosted items. There’s no storewide insurance policy to fix the damage done to a human body and a human spirit. The shit that happened to that girl at Spring Valley High School will never be fixed. Will never unhappen. The scars she was given that day will stay with her until she dies. Perhaps they’ll get better with time. And perhaps they’ll eventually just exist in the recesses of her mind. But they will never not be there.


  4. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Shaun King breaks down the assault video with still photos from it:

    Shaun King ‏@ShaunKing 4h4 hours ago
    “I need to clarify some shit. This young girl in South Carolina was assaulted by the police. Look at this…”

    “1. The officer grabs her hair.”

    “2. He then wraps his arm, of which he bench presses 600 lbs, around her neck and prepares to flip her.”

    “3. He proceeds to completely flip her, while in the desk, on her head.”

    “4. Here she is fully flipped on her head while in the desk.”

    “5. Here’s another angle of her hitting the ground after being flipped. She’s injured right here.”

    “6. Here her leg is stuck under the desk while she lands on her head.”

    “7. After flipping her, the officer physically throws her 5 feet in the air. Here’s where he picks her up.”

    “8. This is Ben Fields throwing her. She is flying in the air here. Lands on her back and hits her head on the floor.”

    “9. So, arrest Ben Fields. That’s all.”

    • Liza says:

      It’s a wonder that her neck wasn’t broken, that we haven’t got another Freddie Gray case as a result of this vicious attack. I am so far beyond outraged that I don’t know the word for it.

  5. Ametia says:

    Body slammed because she wouldn’t give the thug her PHONE.

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      It is so horrible, Ametia.

      I just posted in a comment in moderation the still photos from the video that Shaun King used to show each part of Ofc. Field’s assault.

  6. Ametia says:

    Wonder when AG Loretta Lynch will make her obligatory appearance and tell us what?

    Nothing changes, the DOJ is looking into this and we must be vigilant and respect each other..BLAH, BLAH BLAH, FUCKIN’ BLAH!

  7. rikyrah says:

    from POU:

    Per Shaun King’s article in the NY Daily News, it was confirmed by an attorney that the young girl did indeed recently lose her mother and is in foster care.
    In an interview with the Daily News, Todd Rutherford, the respected Columbia, S.C., attorney representing the assault victim of the recently terminated Deputy Ben Fields, revealed that his client, in addition to suffering injuries on her face, neck, and arm, is a recent orphan living in foster care.

    While her identity, no doubt, will eventually be leaked to the media, it’s the goal of her foster mother to protect and care for her as well as she can considering the circumstances. She communicated to us that the young victim is devastated and emotionally traumatized by all that has happened to her.


    • Liza says:

      The adults involved in this are completely devoid of compassion in addition to being incompetent and cruel. I feel so bad for this kid. She must feel as though she is completely alone with no one on her side. But it sounds like her foster mother is trying. And she has a good lawyer. Hopefully she will sue the school district and get enough for college and law school.

      • Ametia says:

        There is NO way in HELL I’d let any of my children go to this PRISON.

      • Liza says:

        I agree. What we know is the tip of the ‘berg. Those folks have got major problems and they just got caught.

      • Ametia says:

        Liza, she didn’t want to give them her phone. It was all she possessed, and they wanted to take it from her.

      • Liza says:

        Yeah, I know. And who knows how much that the phone meant to her. Maybe it had pictures of her mother and grandmother. Maybe it was a gift from one of them. Maybe she is hyper-sensitive from all of her recent trauma, all of that loss and being put in foster care, and she just couldn’t handle the injustice, being treated with such meanness. Then they bring in a cop who they know will assault her. They are damn lucky he didn’t break her neck or leave her mutilated in some way, because it certainly looks like that was a possibility.

    • eliihass says:

      This makes the whole incident even more unforgivable – poor girl..

    • I think it has been discovered that her parents are indeed alive.

  8. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    If you scroll down in the article at the following link, you can see a photo of the student’s math teacher, Robert Long:


  9. yahtzeebutterfly says:



    In an interview with the Daily News, Todd Rutherford, the respected Columbia, S.C., attorney representing the assault victim of the recently terminated Deputy Ben Fields, revealed that his client, in addition to suffering injuries on her face, neck, and arm, is a recent orphan living in foster care.

    While her identity, no doubt, will eventually be leaked to the media, it’s the goal of her foster mother to protect and care for her as well as she can considering the circumstances. She communicated to us that the young victim is devastated and emotionally traumatized by all that has happened to her.

    School, as you can imagine, could be particularly tough for a young girl who has experienced so much pain and loss in her young life. To think that she has now suffered police brutality and is facing trumped up criminal charges for age-appropriate classroom behavior is just despicable.

    Some trauma cannot be undone. The early loss of a parent and the experience of police brutality are both examples of such trauma.

    Our kids, who already face enormous pressure in life, should never be subjected to state-sponsored violence while in school. For this young girl, Spring Valley High School should’ve been a refuge.

    Instead, it was something far worse.

  10. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Shaun King ‏@ShaunKing 8m8 minutes ago
    “My latest.

    Officer Ben Fields assaulted this young girl. Firing him is step one, but now he needs to be charged.”


  11. rikyrah says:

    Where is the Parent’s Association?

  12. rikyrah says:

    from Town:


    The girl actually should not return to that school. Mr. Long wouldn’t miss her anyway and would be glad that she is gone.

    Mr. Long made no connection with the student to begin with

    Mr. Long had no desire to make a connection with this student

    Mr. Long had zero empathy for the student after being assaulted in the class

    Mr. Long had zero concern for the other students in the class who witnessed the situation

    Under no circumstances should this girl ever return to Mr. Long’s class.

    I like to look for what’s behind the scenes, not what’s on stage. Let’s pull the curtains back on Mr. Long, shall we?

  13. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    I am dissatisfied with Sheriff Lott’s press conference.

    • eliihass says:

      My blood was boiling as I listened to him..

      The trying to demonize and blame the little girl…

      The lies and denial and attempts at protecting the adult bully who violated this little girl..

  14. Ametia says:

    What does the teacher have to say about the good ole boy Sheriff Lot’s statement & charges against these two girls, HMMM?

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      According to Sheriff Lott both the teacher and principal approved of Ofc. Fields’ action and do not believe that Ofc. Fields used excessive force.

      If that is true, neither the teacher or principal should be kept on staff at that school.

  15. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Shaun King ‏@ShaunKing 4m4 minutes ago
    Sheriff Lott states that he will continue to press charges against both students who were arrested. Outrageous.

    Shaun King ‏@ShaunKing 2m2 minutes ago
    Students “disrupt class” and get a criminal record.
    An officer brutally assaults a teenager girl and simply loses his job.

  16. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Shaun King ‏@ShaunKing 58s58 seconds ago
    This much I know.
    Had we not raised complete and total hell about this, Ben Fields would still be an officer there today.

  17. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Shaun King ‏@ShaunKing 1m1 minute ago
    Let me be clear, EVERY SINGLE STUDENT says this student was quiet THE ENTIRE CLASS. All she did was look at her cell phone.

    • eliihass says:

      We saw it too as we watched the video of the encounter…This little girl wasn’t even screaming as he took her down…

      She seemed to go into quiet, but determined protective mode…as if she’s been brutalized and assaulted by adult bullies before…

  18. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Officer Ben Fields has been fired. Sheriff Lott says he was terminated because Fields “threw the student” after getting her out of the chair. (Sounds as if it was not because he dumped her out of her desk.)

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      Wow, Lott said that training says you are not to lose control of unarmed subject and that by throwing the student, Ofc. Fields lost control of student. Also, should not use pain compliance technique against subject and Ofc. Fields broke training techniques by throwing student.

    • Ametia says:

      He should never have been hired to patrol this school and should have been given the
      HEAVE HO, the day he slammed that girl out of her chair on the floor like she was garbage.


      • yahtzeebutterfly says:

        Okay. Sheriff Lot fired him.

        Now is the time to demand that the county prosecutor charges Ofc. Fields with assault and excessive force.

        (It is not enough for the FBI to be investigating. I think they just check into whether the student’s civil rights were violated)

    • Liza says:

      I think that Sheriff Lott had no choice but to fire Ben Fields given nationwide public outrage and the officer’s prior record with using excessive force. And, of course, the students are going to talk about “Officer Slam.” So, the cat is out of the bag, and Sheriff Lott is doing damage control. The reason for termination is what he thinks is best for himself and his department.

  19. rikyrah says:

    Dear White Folk:

    Regarding the newly released video of Officer Mark Tiller of the Seneca Police Department murdering 19-Year-Old Zachary Hammond in cold blood–a video that reveals that the officer straight-up LIED when he said Hammond tried to run him over with his vehicle, a video that shows that Tiller shot Hammond to death on the spot, acted as judge, jury, and executioner in an attempt to keep Hammond from escaping, a video that makes clear that the officer’s life was never in danger, but the cop will still not be charged–

    please know that these wretched creatures that we call “police” are the beasts of your own creation.

    You have allowed them–and more than allowed them, ENCOURAGED them–to practice their killer instincts on marginalized peoples since the dawning of the country.

    You rigged juries, paid off judges, conspired with attorneys, ignored evidence, made excuses, played gotcha games, manufactured criminality, formed coalitions of destruction, gave weapons to gangsters, and when your plantations were taken away from you, you constructed prisons–all for the sole purpose of turning other people into sustenance. And like any parasite, your appetites never seem satiated.

    But you made one colossal misjudgment:

    You imagined that you would forever be immune from the chaos you unleashed. However, that isn’t how the universe works.

    The force of self-deception is strong within you and that’s why only you are shocked when murder visits your town. But even in the days of your Genesis, the terrorist has always returned to its home. Your forebear Cain makes this invariably clear.

    And so you mustn’t be surprised when the unthinking sentinels you sent out into the world to destroy people can’t distinguish between your children and ours. All they know is their programming, which was written by your own hand:

    There are lights out there, bright lights, that need to be extinguished.

    So many wise people have said this before me, but I repeat it here again, surely to no avail: What happens to us is merely a precursor of what will happen to you. Your complicity today is your slaughter tomorrow.


    • rikyrah says:

      Had to go read the rest of it.

      This paragraph 10x over:

      This is why Zachary Hammond is dead: Because you cheered instead of jeered when Michael Brown, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, Rekia Boyd, Eric Garner, and Sandra Bland were wiped away. You laughed because you didn’t realize there was a price attached to your glee.

      And, yet…so many will willfully choose not to understand.

  20. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    I think this will be the live link to Sheriff Lott’s press conference at 12:00 noon:


  21. rikyrah says:

    Schools’ Discipline for Girls Differs by Race and Hue
    DEC. 10, 2014

    STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — To hear Mikia Hutchings speak, one must lean in close, as her voice barely rises above a whisper. In report cards, her teachers describe her as “very focused,” someone who follows the rules and stays on task. So it was a surprise for her grandmother when Mikia, 12, and a friend got into trouble for writing graffiti on the walls of a gym bathroom at Dutchtown Middle School in Henry County last year.

    Even more of a surprise was the penalty after her family disputed the role she was accused of playing in the vandalism and said it could not pay about $100 in restitution. While both students were suspended from school for a few days, Mikia had to face a school disciplinary hearing and, a few weeks later, a visit by a uniformed officer from the local Sheriff’s Department, who served her grandmother with papers accusing Mikia of a trespassing misdemeanor and, potentially, a felony.

    Sakinah White, a teacher, said her 17-year-old daughter tried to hurt herself after an incident at school led to criminal charges
    As part of an agreement with the state to have the charges dismissed in juvenile court, Mikia admitted to the allegations of criminal trespassing. Mikia, who is African-American, spent her summer on probation, under a 7 p.m. curfew, and had to complete 16 hours of community service in addition to writing an apology letter to a student whose sneakers were defaced in the incident.


    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      This is so WRONG!

      As far as Mikia…Her teacher should have just had her clean up her graffiti and perhaps had her write 100 or 1000 times “I will never write graffiti again.”

      You don’t criminalize her school graffiti infraction.

  22. rikyrah says:

    David A. Love @davidalove
    Some whites say #SpringValleyHigh victim didn’t comply, a slave master narrative. Slaves who disobey deserve all punishment that follows.


  23. rikyrah says:

    Michael Skolnik ✔ @MichaelSkolnik
    FYI. School resource officers are not employed by the school, they are employed by the local police departments.

  24. rikyrah says:

    Darth Kriss @insanityreport
    that’s a start. next up the teacher and assistant principal https://twitter.com/NBCBLK/status/659371990600568832

  25. rikyrah says:

    PragmaticObotsUnite @PragObots
    NOW and other mainstream women/feminist organizations have been silent about #SpringValleyHigh assault. #BlackGirlsLivesMatter

  26. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    This girl’s BRUTAL and FRIGHTENING treatment by Ofc. Ben Fields over the very minor infraction of having her cellphone out for a brief moment during class is a PRIMARY example of how members of the Black community are treated in our society.

    I personally do not believe that this would have happened to a White student because officers know that White parents and the White community have the clout in this White-controlled society to have their complaints heard and acted upon immediately by the powers that be. This advantage/privilege is not afforded to Black parents and the Black community as things stand now in our society.

    I am disgusted that we still have to push for and demand equality and justice for Blacks in today’s society. Societal conditions should have changed for the better long ago.

    • Liza says:

      That is exactly what this is, the school to prison pipeline on full display. These arrests are absolutely incomprehensible.

  27. rikyrah says:

    Folks, is it true that the child brutalized by the Officer has lost her mother and grandmother in the past year, and is in foster care?

  28. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    deray mckesson Retweeted
    Rich O’Dell ‏@rodell19 11m11 minutes ago
    “Sheriff Leon Lott will hold a noon press conference to reveal his findings in the #SpringValley case. Watch it live on #WLTX ”

  29. Liza says:

    Ha! Just as I thought. The teacher made something of nothing, and this was more about the teacher than the child. Which is why the little girl refused to leave, she felt she was being unjustly punished, and she was.

    The teacher was really quiet when discussing whatever she did. Whatever she did couldnt have been that bad because nobody knew what it was— Aaron Johnson (@Aaron___J) October 27, 2015


    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      Yes, the teacher made a mountain out of a molehill. Charges against both girls should be dropped.

    • Liza says:

      Outrageous exception? That’s not what some of the townsfolk are saying. This event didn’t play out like some aberration, it looks more like business as usual.

  30. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Deb Soc ‏@dsoq 34s34 seconds ago
    Great! Mayor of Columbia SC says “we should be proud” of #NiyaKenny, who spoke up for fellow student.
    #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh #LastWord

    • eliihass says:

      Thank you for posting this Yahtzee…I wish we could find the entire interview… this young girl’s courage inspires – she’s a baby Marilyn Mosby…

      In a town where the grown-ups are scared to death to act or tell the truth for fear of retaliation…this young girl comes forward and speaks up – and tells the truth again and again…

      • yahtzeebutterfly says:

        Absolutely! She went where others feared to tread. I see her as a hero who stands up against injustice. God bless her!

  31. eliihass says:

    Watching Chris Hayes…

    I love this young girl Niya Kenny! What a marvelous, bright, articulate and brave young girl..

  32. Liza says:

    Spring Valley cop Ben Fields should’ve been fired immediately: KING
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 3:15 PM

    On Monday afternoon, during an otherwise routine math class at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina, a peaceful, non-threatening teenage girl who was sitting quietly at her desk, was mauled by an adult bodybuilder. Picked up while in this desk, and tossed to and fro by the muscle-bound man, the teenager was not just humiliated, but injured. Many of her fellow students were frozen in fear and others busted out in audible sobs.

    These are facts, but because the bodybuilder was a police officer, Ben Fields, he has been given a level of deference that no man who assaults a young girl should ever be given. This young girl, who classmates claimed was only in trouble with her teacher because she had her cell phone out in class, should’ve never been manhandled like this. She was not a physical threat. She was not armed. She was not dangerous. Students stated that she was actually so quiet that the bigger disruption was the teacher insisting she go to the front office over having a cell phone.

    Few incidents better communicate just how over-policed America, particularly Black America, is in 2015 than a teenage girl being thrown around like a rag doll over having a cell phone in class. Whether this was a violation of a school rule or not, it wasn’t a crime, and is among the most minor violations of school rules. For such horrendous force to be used by an intimidating officer on a young girl should’ve resulted in the immediate termination of Officer Ben Fields.

    When justice is delayed, in this instance or others, it sends a complicated message to every stakeholder in the community that the behavior isn’t quite as severe as our eyes, heart, and mind tell us it is. What’s to be investigated in this case?

    The student did nothing to warrant such an extreme reaction from the officer and it was so violent, so severe, that he will never be trusted by students in that school, or any school, again. Within hours of this incident going public, students from previous years began speaking of numerous other instances in which Officer Ben Fields was brutal. He was the subject of a police brutality lawsuit previously and is currently being sued for racial profiling from another black student in the school.

    It’s hard enough that American students live under the constant fear of school shootings from random gunmen, they should never, ever have to suffer from police brutality in their place of learning.


    • eliihass says:

      I still want that black assistant male principal singled out and dealt with. What a weak, sorry excuse for a man. And a horrid enabler of violent racists –

      Standing idly by as a young girl is desecrated – violently attacked and thrown around by a racist bully 4 times her body weight. That black man deserves the scorn and contempt of the whole world. Young Niya kenny had more gumption, heart and a sense of right and wrong – and more courage and wisdom in her pinky than that grown black man has in his entire body. Shame on him.

      • Liza says:

        This is clearly a case of the “responsible” adults having lost all perspective. This was a small infraction by any measure, and the series of overreactions that led to the brutal beating of a little girl are unpardonable. The bully cop has been around for awhile, they knew what he would do to that kid, or they had a pretty good idea what would happen. They are complicit. We can safely bet there are some longstanding problems in that school and this is just the pus bursting from the cyst because there was a video that went viral.

        • eliihass says:

          Spot on.

          The idea that anyone even thinks there could be any sort of justification for the officer’s manhandling of this little girl in school, is crazy..

      • Liza says:

        It’s a life changing event for the little girl who was assaulted and it terrorized the other children, which is exactly what the bully cop intended. And, apparently, the right way to run a school according to the world class morons who are running this school. Honestly, who could look at what happened here and say that anything was done RIGHT by these adults? And how widespread is this way of thinking, this way of running a school? I shudder to think….

        • eliihass says:

          Running a school and even running a police department…

          I was so impressed with the other young girl Niya Kenny – I saw her on the Chris Hayes show and she absolutely put all of the adults I’ve heard thus far to shame…She was so clear and so wise…She even said she knew by the way the ‘300 pound male adult’ responded to the 16 year old girl, that the situation was going to get out of hand.

    • Liza says:

      The teacher should be fired as well, in my opinion. The whole incident reminds me of road rage, which rapidly escalates out of control because the people involved couldn’t back off. The teacher is the adult and is supposed to have a clear head, so why did such a small infraction by a student escalate into the teacher demanding that the child be removed from class and summoning the bully cop?

      “Put that cell phone away and do not let me see it again” might have worked.

  33. This is so insulting! Who the fuck cares, Sheriff.


  34. rikyrah says:


    I’m just going to say it: There are some in the black community who are not worth a damn when it comes to standing up and protecting our GIRLS. Yea I’m seeing double standards from some in our community in other words sexism.

    This poor girl was assaulted some folks want to talk about she resisted arrest, she should of listened and my all time favorite “that is what her bad butt gets” Reminds me of the “you are soo fast” line Y’all know what I am talking about especially the ladies.

    You have to wonder how the black folks who are condoning this assault treat the children in their life, especially the girls.

  35. sunshine616 says:


  36. rikyrah says:

    Damon Young, 10/26/15

    I do not know what happened in that classroom at Spring Valley High School before Deputy Ben Fields violently assaulted a teen girl who was, apparently, “resisting arrest.” I’m quite sure, however, that information will find its way into the public sphere very soon. We will also know more about Deputy Fields — his work history, his relationship with the students, his personal life — and we will definitely know more about the girl who was the victim of assault. Perhaps her name won’t be made public, but her academic record and behavioral history will likely be. There will also be conversations about the need to have actual police officers in schools, and whether their presence helps control or helps contribute to an adverse environment.

    All of this context will congeal to cloud and color how this case will be deconstructed, assessed, and, ultimately, decided. And this will be the wrongest thing to do, because none of that matters here. At least not in a macro sense. The only thing that matters when deciding how to think about and discuss this story is race. Specifically, the race of the officer (White) and the race of the student who was assaulted (Black). This is where the conversation about this — any conversation about this — needs to start. And then, once you acknowledge that the most meaningful conversation to have about this story needs to start with race, you’ll be more prepared for the next conversation, which is a bit more complex.

    I have no doubt that if the student who was assaulted happened to be a Black boy instead of a Black girl, the assault still would have occurred. I also don’t have much doubt that if the student who was assaulted happened to be a White boy, the assault still might have occurred. Maybe it wouldn’t have. But I’m not confident in saying that. I can still see it happening.


  37. Liza says:

    Thank you, Rep John Lewis, for putting the core issue into one sentence.

  38. rikyrah says:

    On point from Town:


    Teachers have the right to teach class without disruption of any kind.

    Students have the right to attend school without being bodyslammed by the police for non-physical fights.

    Both of these things are true and are not in opposition to one another. People seem to feel nothing should’ve been done to the girl at all OR the cop had the right to bodyslam & toss up the girl.

    The girl should’ve gotten up and gone to the principal’s office when told to. Period, end of story.

    The teacher should’ve told the girl “once” to put the cell phone up; when she resisted issue her an automatic detention & continued teaching the class. The end.

    Another way he could’ve handled it is ignore the cell phone use during class time but pull the girl to the side after class & told her don’t do it again.

    The school administrator/principal should’ve instructed the class to go to the library for the rest of class time while he & the teacher dealt with the girl. After the class is gone, call the girl’s momma and tell her to come to school ASAP and collect her child. If momma says she ain’t/can’t come, tell momma if girl is still in the classroom after school hours, they will call the police and charge her with trespassing. If momma still doesn’t come to school & girl is still there, call the police and have her taken off the premises & charged with trespassing. If momma does come to the school, tell momma what happened & to keep girl at home for the rest of the week because she’s suspended.

    Unless the girl was physically fighting the teacher, physically fighting somebody else, throwing chairs/books/sharp objects, yelling/screaming at the top of her lungs etc or refusing to leave the classroom/school after school hours……no SRO should’ve been called.

    But all of this occurred because the white teacher didn’t like his authority being challenged. One of the kids asked the teacher if he felt bad that happened to the girl and he said Nope, she should’ve complied. Under no circumstances should that girl ever go back to that teacher’s class.


  39. rikyrah says:

    Cher ✔ @cher
    Teen girl in classrm thrown around like rag doll.Every1 on TV saying“we can’t see what she did b4 video”Who gives a flying Fk‼️She’s a CHILD

    • sunshine616 says:

      For what????so they can tell us there is no proof that he did what he did to her because she was black??? Ayyyy please!

    • Ametia says:

      After Comey’s report on cops & crime? GTFOH FBI

      • eliihass says:

        James Comey. When a man works for George Bush, and then goes on to work for Lockheed Martin (for all intents and purposes, sole source contractor for the Defense Department), publicly supports, donates to and votes for McCain in 2008 and Romney in 2012, there’s nothing he can do or say to convince me that he’ll be fair or good for black people’s civil rights…

        These days, all they need to prove their so-called ‘civil rights’ bona fides, is to show support for gay marriage. The long drawn-out and unresolved matter of black people’s civil rights..? Not so much..

        I scratched my head when he was appointed…it made absolutely no sense. Still doesn’t..

  40. sunshine616 says:

    Hey…..I’m thinking the NRA might be right about arming our teachers to protect our children…..from the cops!!!

  41. sunshine616 says:

    #whiteprivilegeis being able to drive home and get there alive
    #whiteprivilegeis being able to go to school and come home alive
    #whiteprivilegeis shooting up a church and getting out of it alive oh and get burgers
    #whiteprivilegeis being able to drive through a crowd of people and kill them and get home alive. Oh and get rehab

  42. sunshine616 says:

    This is why I homeschool!!!!!!!

  43. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    The Hipster Feminist ‏@HipsterFeminist 51s51 seconds ago
    “Aren’t we supposed to teach kids that violence is never an acceptable tactic to make someone do what you want? #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh”

  44. Ametia says:


    Former Federal Prosecutor Sunny Hostin Checked Don Lemon About The Spring Valley Assault


    • Ametia says:

      Wait one fucking minute. Is this CLOWN Comey saying that video cams and holding these thug cops accountable for their UNWARRENTED BRUTALITY causes more CRIME, and is holding them back from committing more unwarranted brutality due to holding them accountable and body vid cams?


      • sunshine616 says:

        police have never been held accountable….on the contrary, rules have been set up to prevent them from being held accountable while more laws have been set in place to criminalize our people. That’s the way the system has been set up. How does one dismantle this system when so many “friends” are actually the ones helping to put these laws into effect so their friends can get rich off of our pain. Yeah I’m looking at u Clinton stans and good for nothing dems looking out for yourselves!!!

  45. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    ____ ‏@GoshCourtney 1m1 minute ago
    Parents beware that if you send your student to school today they might be brutally handled and arrested. #springvalleyhigh

  46. Ametia says:


    Drunk driving and KILLED 4 PEOPLE INJURED 22

    This is what a murderer’s family get to do after the fact. student sits in classroom and gets violently slammed to floor by cop for sitting in a chair.

    JUST DISGUSTING! how white killers are always HUMANIZED.

    • Ametia says:

      The real issue is that these MOFOs don’t want to hear the ‘WHOLE STORY.’ some white folks only want to hear the excuses and whines of the white criminals families after they have murdered other peoples.

      That drunk lady Acadica Chamber gets to plow down folks in a crowd and kill 4 people, injuring over 20 and her family is paraded before the camera to tell us she’s a ‘good girl?


    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      Exactly. The student was NOT resisting, just quietly sitting.

      If I had been the classroom teacher, I would have simply said to the student, “I want to talk with you after class”… and, if necessary, I would have set up a parent conference where I would have encouraged the student to be attentive during class and not be distracted by her cellphone so that she could live up to her potential in the subject matter being taught.

  47. Ametia says:

    CBS/AP October 27, 2015, 5:59 AM
    Violent S.C. classroom arrest sparks uproar

    Last Updated Oct 27, 2015 8:32 AM EDT

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina school district banned a school resource officer pending an investigation after a video surfaced Monday showing him tossing a student across a classroom floor.

    The video has since gone viral.

    The incident, captured on cellphones of at least two students, occurred at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. School officials and sheriff’s deputies said they are investigating what happened.

    Richland County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson Lt. Curtis Wilson says Sheriff Leon Lott has asked the FBI and U.S, Department of Justice to investigate the incident.

    An FBI source confirmed to CBS News Tuesday that the agency had spoken to Lott, adding that the FBI is looking into any possible federal avenues of investigation.

    Richland County (school) District Two Superintendent Debbie Hamm said in a prepared statement that, “Pending the outcome of the [local] investigation, the district has directed that the school resource officer not return to any school in the district,”

    In a statement to CBS affiliate WLTX-TV in Columbia, spokesperson Libby Roof said on Hamm’s behalf that the district is “deeply concerned” about the incident.



    • Ametia says:

      That whole scene in a 2015 CLASSROOM played out like a scene from a SLAVE PLANTATION., where the BLACK PRINCIPAL just stood by while a black girl was violated.

      No difference than now then back then when black men stood by while the white massa took their women and RAPED THEM!

      NO WORDS….

    • sunshine616 says:

      But why is this even necessary. Arrest that good for nothing excuse. If I whooped my kids ass like that you’d better believe I’d have a mugshot up somewhere by now.

  48. Look at the reaction of the kids in the classroom. They’re straight up scared. No one is saying anything.

    • eliihass says:

      You’re not alone SG…I’m not only furious, I’m filled with pain and feel so sick –
      This has to end – must end – or else…
      I have often shared my frustrations about what I see as the perpetual dehumanization and permanently sticking black women and black girls at the lowest rung of society’s ladder – and as if that isn’t enough, it’s the constant stomping on and degrading and humiliating and disposing of black women and girls as if lower than animals..

      The darker skinned woman/girl getting the worst of it …if a worse fate was even possible –

      It’s the never-ending denigration from every quarter. It’s the being the butt of every ‘joke’ and blatant put-downs that frame black women as less than, unattractive, bitter, aggressive, undeserving, unworthy of love, chivalry…even as they’ve sacrificed, held down the fort, fought for and lifted up their black men who hardly ever return the favor – and if the truth be told, these black men are actually some of the main sources of the harsh critiques and negative stereotypes that have dogged black women and framed society’s response and excuse for mistreating black women/girls…Maybe it’s time to tell black men enough with the ‘jokes’..?

      It’s the getting to the point where black women have to struggle just to survive with all the many burdens they’ve had to carry – and now the extras that disparage their very beings that have been foisted upon them by a modern society intent on depriving them of the dignity, love, nurturing and protection that is naturally a woman’s –

      That all black women aren’t indeed holed up in their homes bitter, defeated and with crushed spirits…that’s a testament to God’s grace – but still..

      It’s evident in the way so-called successful black men once they have it made, demean, disrespect, disregard and discard the black woman who stood by them and fought and built with them in the tough years…soon end up with some ‘other’ who without even having to work for or earn it by virtue of their society elevated and approved of ‘looks’, they lavish all their love, attention and devotion they always denied the now ‘bitter’ black woman..

      I appreciate and applaud Marc Lamont Hill’s unrelenting focus on today’s violent attack on the little black schoolgirl in South Carolina, but if we are to be honest, much of this disparaging and violence against black women we could deal with and fight back so much easier if our black men didn’t treat black women just as horridly and didn’t propagate and perpetuate the ugly stereotypes that in many ways excuse and exacerbate the violent mistreatment of black girls and black women by society…

      Sandra Bland gets hurled off to jail and murdered – but there’s no real sympathy or outrage because it’s ‘her fault’ for being ‘mouthy’ and ‘hot-headed’ for refusing to put out her cigarette in her own car after being stopped for a bogus traffic infraction… One wonders how many Chris Rock, Kevin Hart and other black ‘comedians’ routines denigrating and negatively stereotyping black women these officers must have seen or heard of – that in so many ways help along their lack of respect for black women – and validate their violent mistreatment of black women in general… It’s not unusual these days to find racist whites mocking black people with played out negative stereotypes – complete with their mocking interpretations in ‘ebonics’ ..

      I’ve seen the many ways black women’s contributions to and standing in their marriage and society is subtly, if not outrightly diminished or dismissed…

      It’s evident in seemingly harmless routines by white comedian Gary Owens who thinks being married to a black woman gives him a pass to disrespect and passive-aggressively diminish and dismiss the first black First Lady – even as Mr. Owens insists that the Princeton and Harvard educated young black woman who met her then future husband (older than her by 3 years by the way), when he was a first year law student intern at the Law firm where she was already working after having graduating and being recruited from said Harvard Law school – and had access to Law partners, other fully-fleshed out and ambitious attorneys, was somehow just so calculating, she instead hitched her gold-digging professional self to the broke intern’s wagon …

      Or the British asshole Milo Yiannopoulos here on a work visa working for Breitbart – whose targeted and unbelievably malicious and denigratory attacks on our first black First Lady have not only been permitted, but has been allowed to continue… As someone pointed out, there’s no way an American living in England would have the nerve to brazenly insult or attack any member of the royal family – or even David Cameron’s wife…Nor could this asshole get away with denigrating Laura Bush or Hillary Clinton…

      I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – there’s no escaping for the least of us from the dehumanization, belittling and general hostility targeted at black girls and black women, when not even the first black First Lady – the darker-skinned wife of the most powerful man in the world – is safe or protected from any of it…

      Think about this…the District police officer who had at least once been assigned escort duty for the First Lady’s motorcade, has long been back at work without any repercussions, this after threatening to shoot the black First Lady…And yes, he did threaten to shoot her..

  49. Good honest response to the #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh, MartinOMalley. He kept it real with his response. Every parent on this earth would have had the same reaction. Now is the time to step it up.


  50. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Charles F Coleman Jr ‏@CFColemanJr 2h2 hours ago
    “The trauma of seeing our own brutalized cannot be overstated. Those CHILDREN sat in fear while their classmate was abused. #SpringValley ”

  51. rikyrah says:

    This girl was new at the school. WHat could she have done to warrant this?

    Oh yes, I forgot…she was born BLACK…….WHICH SEEMS TO BE A CRIMINAL ACT.

  52. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    zellie ‏@zellieimani 47m47 minutes ago
    Currently, #BenFields is facing a lawsuit in federal court accusing him of violating the civil rights of a student at #SpringValleyHigh

    zellie ‏@zellieimani 47m47 minutes ago
    The lawsuit claim #BenFields, “recklessly targets African-American students with allegations of gang membership and criminal gang activity.”

    zellie ‏@zellieimani 44m44 minutes ago
    Just to be clear, #Benfields is facing a lawsuit from a student for a previous incident. A trial is scheduled to begin on January 27, 2016.

    zellie ‏@zellieimani
    <em?#BenFields was also sued in federal court in 2007 from his time as a patrol deputy. Read the complaint here:

    • eliihass says:


      When white kids shoplift – it’s ‘cool, fun and acceptable’ – a ‘right of passage’ of sorts..

      Black kids do it, and they’re immediately labeled ‘thugs’ – for whom a permanent criminal record, if not a death sentence at the hands of police awaits..

  53. rikyrah says:

    Marc Lamont Hill ✔ @marclamonthill
    And now I’m gonna hold my breath and wait for large-scale white feminist outrage at the use of state violence against black female bodies.

    • rikyrah says:

      Marc Lamont Hill ✔ @marclamonthill
      Let’s be clear… NOBODY would be asking what that little girl did to deserve a police assault if she were white.

  54. rikyrah says:

    Mychal Denzel Smith @mychalsmith
    What, exactly, could a teenage girl say to a grown ass man that would “justify” an assault like that one (or at all)? Please, enlighten me.

  55. rikyrah says:

    PragmaticObotsUnite @PragObots
    For those trying to justify #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh did u feel the same when the white cop assaulted the young Black girl in #McKinney?

  56. rikyrah says:

    NostraAdeptus @adept2u
    I will straight out say it #assaultatspringvalleyhigh is also emblematic of sex assaults Black girls must endure also from these “Police”

  57. rikyrah says:

    Marc Lamont Hill ✔ @marclamonthill
    Dylan Roof murdered 9 ppl in a church.The police not only didn’t hurt him, they bought him Burger King.But a little Black girl gets dragged?

  58. eliihass says:

    As much rage as this feels me with, I’m even angrier watching the tall black man who I assume is the class teacher(?) standing there and allowing this young black girl be viciously manhandled by this cruel officer..

    I don’t care what this young girl did, this violent response from the officer is not only out-sized but uncalled for..

    I’d dare anyone to imagine this ever happening to a blue-eyed, blonde girl – one even older or mouthier than the little black girl here…

    Then imagine this happening to a white girl courtesy of a black police officer –

    And I dare anyone to imagine the tall black man in the video standing silently by –

    He wouldn’t ..He’ll be in automatic defense mode – protecting and looking out for the delicate junior damsel – and scared to death of being named and sued by white parents as an accessory ..

    • Liza says:

      Good points.

      We would be right to suspect that this isn’t the first time something like this happened in this school, so there must be complicity from many people for this cop to do this and believe he will get away with it. Notice the boy in the red shirt, how upset and afraid he is.

  59. Where is National Now?

  60. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    I am crying.

    I so want America to change and be decent and treat Black Americans fairly.

    This assault of the student is outrageous.


  61. rikyrah says:

    This is absolutely ridiculous. He is nothing but a THUG

  62. Liza says:

    This reminds me of the assault by that cop in Texas of the young black girl at the pool party.

    This assault is totally unprovoked. The girl is just sitting in the desk when the cop forcefully yanks her out of the desk and then slams her on to the floor. And why are students being arrested for being “verbally disruptive,” assuming that is even true? WTF is going on?

    The girl is so small and the cop is thrashing her around as though she is an animal and he is someone who tortures animals. He doesn’t even treat her like a human. But I suspect he does this a lot, you can tell by his actions.

    This cop needs his a$$ fired before he kills someone, if he hasn’t already.

    • Liza says:

      I might add that the next time the DOJ writes one of their reports, they should make a point of this. That the time to fire a cop is BEFORE he kills someone, when he shows a willingness to viciously and brutally assault a person for absolutely no reason. This assault is particularly egregious because the victim is a young girl, a child.

      • eliihass says:

        That’s all the DOJ is good for these days – generating reports and running around the world indicting corrupt soccer/FIFA officials who took bribes –

        All this while at home, racist white police officers and a few wannabe non-white ones desperate to belong, are murdering innocent black kids and adults in cold blood..

      • Liza says:

        Ditto. And I am very serious. THIS really is the time to fire a cop, when the cop has shown that he is incapable of sound judgement and becomes violent. You can’t “train” this out of a person. He has no business “upholding the law” on behalf of the citizens who pay him. He’s a thug in uniform and he needs to be relieved of his duties.

      • sunshine616 says:

        As a black woman in this country, lynch should be outraged, but alas I feel she’s more interested in keeping the lily white structure of perceived justice that this country has perpetuated. A structure meant to keep black and brown populations in slavery. The doj can miss me with their reports and Mrs. Lynch should find a way to remember that without her job and title she still black as fuck and that will always be what racists see first when they see her.

  63. The cop assaulting a young black girl in a classroom filled w/ witnesses is a Willie Lynch tactic. #terrorizing

  64. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    I haven’t calmed down yet after watching this shocking video.

    I think this needs to make national news. I hope everyone tweets the video to every major news outlet and TV media.

  65. #Amerikkka has a nasty, ugly, vile history of abusing, assaulting & raping black women w/ impunity. This stops now #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh

    • yahtzeebutterfly says:

      You are right! Disgusting. Heartbreaking. Unpardonable. Sick, sick, evil!

      Yes, it needs to STOP!

  66. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    Ofc. Fields needs to be fired immediately!

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