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Activist Mom Claims Her Son Was Lynched. Here’s What Police are Saying Really Happened.

Regardless of what happened, this is just a horrible ordeal for a parent to go through.

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A mother and activist from Ferguson, Missouri recently took to social media to say that her son, 24-year-old Danye Jones, was targeted and lynched. However, police have ruled the incident a suicide.

Police discovered Jones in the early morning hours of October 17, hanging from a tree in the backyard. A knotted up bedsheet was tied around his neck.

Melissa McKinnies — a prominent activist — in a since-deleted Facebook post, wrote, “They lynched my baby,” and shared a graphic photo, the Post-Dispatch reported.

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She wrote, “This is what I woke up to! They lynched my baby. My first time seeing these photos. If you have a weak stomach, don’t look, but this mother wants justice after I get up. I’m sick and losing my mind, but I had to let the world see what they did to my baby!”

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The Post-Dispatch reported that McKinnies previously helped organize protests in the wake of the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and had been subjected to threats since.

McKinnies was also reportedly worried that someone would try to kill her son.

She said that her son did not have suicidal tendencies and did not know how to tie the knots that were utilized in the makeshift noose. She noted that the bedsheet used in Jones’ hanging also didn’t come from the family home.

Notably, Jones reportedly had packed an overnight bag, which had been left outside. McKinnies said that Jones may have been leaving the home with someone he trusted.

The St. Louis County Police believe Jones committed suicide, noting there were no signs of struggle or trauma on the body. The actual cause of death is pending a toxicology report. McKinnies is planning to stage a protest at the St. Louis County Justice Center located in Clayton, Missouri, with the goal in mind of persuading investigators to look into the case as a homicide.

According to St. Louis County spokesperson Shawn McGuire, law enforcement is still treating the matter as a suicide.

Source: TheBlaze

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Harrowing Tale of Week-Long Bear Attack is a Hoax, Say Investigators

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It was only a few days ago that the world became familiar with a truly stupendous tale out of America’s last frontier. A man, stranded at a remote cabin in the Alaskan bush, was being haunted and hunted every night by a vicious bear, after being mauled ever so slightly on his first day on site.  His rescuers arrived after a week of these nightly attacks, and only after the stranded man was able to create a plea for help large enough to be seen by the air. The only issue with the story is that the whole thing appears to be made up, at least according to local researchers.  While the story went viral worldwide and more details came to light about the incident, some community members began to express concerns and doubt about the veracity of the tale. The cabin [Richard] Jessee took refuge in, as it turns out, was not his. It belonged to a fellow miner, though Jessee’s cabin sat only a few yards away. “We went out there to the cabin, but we couldn’t find a bear track within 500 feet of the place, but it should have been all torn up, according to his story,” said one anonymous source known to the Nugget. “There’s no hair, no tracks, no scat, nothing.” And also… The Coast Guard crew delivered him to an ambulance in Nome, which took him to Norton Sound Health Regional hospital. “We were told to get a man who had been mauled by a bear,” said Jim West Jr., the Nome Volunteer Fire and Ambulance chief. “He walked off the helicopter and walked into the ambulance. He had no animal bites and wasn’t bleeding.” Local police do admit that the area is known for its bear population, however, and the traumatized Jessee is…

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USPS Delivers Defiant Message to White House Regarding Vaccine Mandate

This is a slap in the face to the Biden administration.

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According to the Biden administration, trouble is coming, and it will arrive in the form of another prolonged economic downturn and possible lockdowns, if we don’t somehow get this “delta” variant of COVID-19 under control. The issue, according to many medical experts, is that this mutated version of the primary coronavirus pandemic strain, is spreading too rapidly among the unvaccinated, and without a significant number of Americans suddenly deciding to get inoculated in the near future, we may not reach “herd immunity” for months. Now, in an effort to speed up the stagnating vaccination rate, President Joe Biden is set to announce that all federal workers should be vaccinated, or face a grueling COVID testing protocol that was intentionally designed to be uncomfortable. The United States Postal Service isn’t taking the news lying down, however. The influential American Postal Workers Union on Wednesday said, at this point, it opposes a coronavirus vaccine mandate from the Biden administration but encouraged workers to voluntarily take the jabs. “While the APWU leadership continues to encourage postal workers to voluntarily get vaccinated, it is not the role of the federal government to mandate vaccinations for the employees we represent,” the union said in a statement obtained by Fox News. The union did not immediately respond to an after-hours email from Fox News. The union said in the statement that the safety of its workers is “of paramount importance” but “at this time the APWU opposes the mandating of COVID-19 vaccinations.” The Biden administration’s mandate will not be 100% iron clad according to sources familiar with the matter, but, rather, would be an incredibly strong suggestion with some terribly annoying hoops to jump through to abstain.

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