A Racially Motivated Beating in Virginia?
Mediaite covers a case that has received very little attention in the media: In Virginia, two white reporters were beaten, apparently without provocation, by a large group of black men. The police, despite checking off the “hate crime” box on an early report, seem hesitant to label the crime racially motivated. The local paper, for which the reporters worked, failed to cover the story.
On Bill O’Reilly’s show, liberal commentator Tavis Smiley agreed that there are numerous similarities with the Trayvon Martin incident (including a delay before the mainstream media caught on).