Commentary: Aiyana Jones Not Even Safe in Her Dreams

Little Black girls go to sleep to dream, not to die. Radiant flashes of whimsical light should have lit the vivid imagination of a slumbering 7-year-old Detroit girl. Instead, a flash-bang bomb -- the handheld stun grenade most commonly used in active combat by the United States military -- exploded blinding light into her room, and from the accounts of her father and the family's attorney, gravely burned her before she was fatally shot in the neck by the Detroit police officers raiding her home...
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