Ramad Chatman: Innocent Man Found “Not Guilty” But Sent to Jail By the Judge Anyway
This is another case of White folks making up laws as they go. A young man named Ramad Chatman, who is 24 years old, turned himself in to the police after he heard police had a warrant out for his arrest and that is when his problems really began.
At the time that Chatman turned himself in for the robbery crime, he was already on probation for stealing a $120 television when he was 19 year old.
Boys will be boys, right?
Not when those boys are Black.
Mr. Chatman received a 5 year probation for stealing one TV and this was Chatman’s very first offense.
During the five years of his probation, Chatman held down a job, went to every necessary appointment and followed the law to a tee.
Then, conveniently, Mr. Ramad Chatman is accused of being part of a robbery of a store as he consistently stays out of trouble during his probation.
The reality in America is that you can’t make a Black man into a slave if you don’t have a reason to put chains and shackles on him.
Chatman was identified by the store clerk from a Facebook photo! After reporting to the police to clear his name, Chatman was arrested instead and carted off to jail to await trial.
Chatman requested an “Alford” plea for aggravated assault if the armed robbery charges from 2014 would be dropped.
The judge denied Chatman’s request and set a trial date.
Chatman went on trial and was found NOT guilty of any crime by a jury of his “peers.”
I’m sure the jury was majority white. Nevertheless, even this predominantly White jury did not see Chatman to be guilty.
So guess what good ol’ boy Judge Jack NiedRach does…He locks up Mr. Chatman anyway!
Where they do that at?!!!
Apparently, in the “land of the free”…our country, Amerikkka.
Judge Niedrach simply decided to sentence Mr. Chatman for 7 years. Seven years!
Seven years for NOT being guilty!
Black people just can’t be left alone in America, no matter if we are wearing a hoodie or a suit. We can be on the corner selling loose cigarettes or have a job with the state.
It. Doesn’t. Matter.
In Amerikkka, the judges, police officers, your neighbors and coworkers, primarily see Black, White and green. I don’t care how much your liberal friends say, “they don’t see color.” When they say this again, say, “Oh yea? So you must be color-blind like dogs.”
Why the h*ll are we still in this forsaken country? This country and its systems weren’t designed for us. I often feel like we are an inconvenient reminder that White people would like to forget. We make them feel guilty for what they have done to us and still do to us, so they can have a successful country and wealth for their families.
It’s sickening and I, personally, am tired of this country profiting off my family and I.
I hear Africa, the MotherLand, calling me and I have been hearing that call for many years now.
Each day that I hear stories like Mr. Ramad Chatman’s, it makes me even more ready to move on.
I’m sick of marching. I pray for different things now. I’m no longer turning a blind eye to the f*ckery that happens here. The Black community should stop complaining and get ready for a mass exodus. Get your passports and it’s time to make moves!
Start your businesses and prepare to make leave for the Motherland.
America isn’t our country. America is not for us.
God bless our ancestors who are still with us, watching over us and ready to lead us through that “Underground Railroad.”
It’s time to go home.
Click here to read more about Ramad Chatman’s story.
What do you think about the judge’s decision? What do you think about a mass exodus of African Americans moving to Africa? Do you think African Americans should stay in America? Why? Sound off in the comments below. Peace.
Samantha El is an activist, business owner, Web Designer, Graphics Designer, Freelance Writer, CEO of LocStar Revolution, NoVA 24/7 Notary Services and Web Designers and Scribes. In her free time, you can find Samantha reading biographies, watching documentaries on Netflix or spending quality time with her family. Samantha lives in Fairfax, VA with her fiancé and 3 sons.