Did Hillary Clinton get the label ‘SUPER PREDATORS’ from the Central Park 5 case to sell the 1994 crime bill?

Hat tip: FedUp_Mom
Wolf Pack
Wolf Pack's Prey

Wolf Pack. The Press and the Central Park Jogger

A case about race & gross injustice.

The Central Park 5 were railroaded to prison. The media portrayed #CentralPark5 as guilty & used racially coded terms like ‘wolf pack’ ‘wolf pack prey’ ‘super predators’ ‘feral’ ‘savage’ and ‘animal’. Donald Trump paid $85,000 for full page ads in 4 newspapers in 1989 calling for the death penalty.

The #CentralPark5 had NO CHANCE. The system was against them, the media, the wealthy & even black people joined the bandwagon to accuse them guilty & THEY WERE INNOCENT! Bob Herbert & Donald Trump are beneath contempt for using their powers to literally destroy young innocent Americans lives.

Kevin Richardson
Kevin Richardson of the Central Park 5 had to compose himself during an emotional City Hall conference Friday, talking about how his childhood was taken away as a result of being wrongfully inprisoned for 25 years.

Three of the men wrongly convicted in the 1989 Central Park jogger attack spoke Friday about their $41 million settlement with the city, saying no money can compensate for their lost youth and dignity.

One of them could not contain his emotions.

“Y’all don’t really understand what we went through,” Kevin Richardson, now 39, said, his voice cracking and tears filling in his eyes.

He paused. A co-defendant, Raymond Santana, put his hand on his shoulder. “Take your time,” someone said. After composing himself, Richardson continued.

“People called us animals, wolf pack,” he said. “It still hurts me emotionally.”

Raymond Santana
Raymond Santana (left) and Yusef Salaam (right) also attended the gathering. Santana said being called labels such as “wolf-pack” and “super-predator” over the last 25 years has hurt the men deeply

Richardson, Santana and Yusef Salaam gathered outside City Hall, a day after city Controller Scott Stringer approved the tentative settlement of the lawsuit they and two other co-defendants — Antron McCray and Kharey Wise — filed against police and prosecutors.

The deal will go before U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts for approval within two weeks, lawyers for the men said.

The Central Park Five had sued for $250 million.

“Today’s supposed to be a day of victory, of a celebration, and when I look back on these past 25 years with labels of ‘wolf pack,’ ‘super-predator’ … it’s unbelievable the injustice that we have suffered throughout all these years and that we continue to suffer today,” said Santana, 39, who along with Richardson works for 1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers East.

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11 Responses to Did Hillary Clinton get the label ‘SUPER PREDATORS’ from the Central Park 5 case to sell the 1994 crime bill?

  1. Here are your Super Predators @HillaryClinton!

    Timothy McVeigh
    Eric Harris
    Dylan Klebold
    George Hennard

    No conscience. No empathy.

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  2. Let this soak in

    Crime wave
    Inhuman super predators
    Teen boys
    Boys whose voices have yet to change
    Young male predatory street criminals
    A new generation of street criminals
    Kids w/guns

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    • Ametia says:

      Of course there was no call for all the DOMESTIC TERRORISTS COMMITTING MASS MURDERS during Bubba’s administration

      COLUMBINE HAPPENED ON Bill Clinton’s watch, didn’t it?

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  3. Look a this, y’all

    Hillary vs Super Predators

    The 1990s saw a wave of weird warnings about a coming crime surge to be led by inhuman “superpredators.” Guess who joined in?

    http://reason.com/blog/2015/11/13/friday-av-club-hillary-vs-superpredator

    It has been 20 years this month since the neoconservative academic John J. DiIulio Jr. warned Weekly Standard readers that “the demographic bulge of the next 10 years will unleash an army of young male predatory street criminals who will make even the leaders of the Bloods and Crips…look tame by comparison.” These “superpredators,” as DiIulio called them, included more than teenagers. “We’re talking about boys whose voices have yet to change,” he wrote. “We’re talking about elementary school youngsters who pack guns instead of lunches. We’re talking about kids who have absolutely no respect for human life and no sense of the future. In short, we’re talking big trouble that hasn’t yet begun to crest.”

    These monsters weren’t entirely inhuman. “Under some conditions,” DiIulio allowed, “they are affectionate and loyal to fellow gang members or relatives.” Though “not even moms or grandmoms are sacred to them.”

    All this fear-mongering would eventually be debunked. Over the next two decades juvenile crime, like crime in general, would sharply fall instead of surging. DiIulio himself eventually recanted the superpredator theory. But not before it was adopted by a number of prominent and powerful Americans, such as this woman:

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  4. As Ex-Theorist on Young ‘Superpredators,’ Bush Aide Has Regrets

    http://www.nytimes.com/2001/02/09/us/as-ex-theorist-on-young-superpredators-bush-aide-has-regrets.html

    PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8— From his perch as the director of the new White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, which he believes will help uplift many needy people but particularly the most troubled teenagers, John J. DiIulio Jr. conceded today that he wished he had never become the 1990’s intellectual pillar for putting violent juveniles in prison and condemning them as ”superpredators.”

    ”If I knew then what I know now, I would have shouted for prevention of crimes,” Mr. DiIulio said during an interview in the clubby University of Pennsylvania office that he is temporarily vacating to join the White House staff.

    Instead, five years ago, Mr. DiIulio created a whole theory around the notion that ”a new generation of street criminals is upon us — the youngest, biggest and baddest generation any society has ever known.”

    ”Based on all that we have witnessed, researched and heard from people who are close to the action,” he wrote with two co-authors, ”here is what we believe: America is now home to thickening ranks of juvenile ‘superpredators’ — radically impulsive, brutally remorseless youngsters, including ever more preteenage boys, who murder, assault, rape, rob, burglarize, deal deadly drugs, join gun-toting gangs and create serious communal disorders.”

    ”At core,” the authors said, ”the problem is that most inner-city children grow up surrounded by teenagers and adults who are themselves deviant, delinquent or criminal.”

    That alarm was sounded in ”Body Count”(Simon & Schuster, 1996), written with William J. Bennett and John P. Walters, which advanced the theory, since disproved, that these superpredators would sharply increase the level of teenage violence by the turn of this century.
    Then a professor at Princeton, married and the father of three young children, Mr. DiIulio became a prominent voice in the world of criminology with his superpredator theory. But although a respected academic, he was suddenly questioned by peers, who said he seemed to be providing cover for what they considered partisan politics.

    ”He became a sensationalist, a simplistic analyst who rather toadied to that point of view,” said Norval Morris, professor of law at the University of Chicago and co-editor of the Oxford History of the Prison. ”He should have known better than that.”

    It was shortly afterward, Mr. DiIulio said, while praying at Mass on Palm Sunday in 1996, that he had an ”epiphany — a conversion of heart, a conversion of mind,” that changed him from a complacent Roman Catholic to one who ”took his religion seriously.”

    He was sitting in a church in New Jersey that day, ”and it just became crystal clear to me,” the 42-year-old Mr. DiIulio said in the interview at Penn, where he is a professor of government policy. ”God had given me a Rolodex, good will and a passion that was sometimes misdirected, and I knew that for the rest of my life I would work on prevention, on helping bring caring, responsible adults to wrap their arms around these kids.”

    He tried, he said, to put the brakes on the superpredator theory, which had all but taken on a life of its own.

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  5. Ametia says:

    The ISH on this woman has long since been drip, Drip, DRIP. It’s a fucking Tsunami!

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  6. Democracy Now!
    NYC’s $40M Central Park 5 Settlement Resolves Wrongful Jailing Fueled by Race-Baiting, Police Abuse


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