Jeez this is well written. Your anger leaps of the page at the reader and angers them too (as it should). I had no idea that there was no attempt to even assess whether Tamir had a real gun or not. Of course the media told us that he was told to drop it and hold up his hands etc, and that he foolishly pointed the gun at officers. But then we’ll believe anything the media tells us.
12 years old. That could be any of our children.