5.18.2012

(PHOTOS) Hundreds Rally After All-White Jury Acquits ex-Houston Police Officer in Videotaped Beating of Black Teen Chad Holley


The temperature is getting hotter in Houston and a recent development inside one of its courtroom has people even hotter in the streets! Hundreds converged downtown on the steps of the Houston Criminal Justice Building on May 17 to voice their disgust with the not guilty verdict given by the jury in the trial of White former HPD officer Andrew Blomberg. He was one of four ex-cops charged with official oppression in the videoed beating of Black teen Chad Holley in March 2010. It was an all-White jury..Is this really a surprise? No, but the tension is high. What will be the fate of the other cops? More updates coming. Until then, check out some of the photos I took at the rally. And if you're unfamiliar with this case, watch the beating for yourself here!