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NBA Player Stephen Jackson

Ferguson Cop Dreamed of Killing a Black Man

8/16/2014 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0815-steven-jackson-roit-getty-01Stephen Jackson has no doubt the deadly shooting of Michael Brown was the heinous action of a cop who harbored racist feelings and waited for the opportunity to kill a Black man.

Jackson, a 14-year NBA vet known for his community activism ... tells TMZ Sports the eyewitness accounts he's heard lead him to believe 18-year-old Brown's death at the hands of Ferguson PD officer Darren Wilson was fueled by race.

"You gotta be walking around holding on to that inside you. It had to be a dream of his to kill a Black man. Especially considering the head shots they say he fired."

Jackson says he's not surprised by the rioting because ... "When you lose someone like that it just reminds you of all the other people that you lost to this type of stuff."

He added ... the one positive he's observed is that it's not only Black people protesting. As Jackson sees it ... injustice is injustice, "It doesn't matter what race people are, they are going to react.”

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toddpugz7111    

the one positive he observed-"My cousin gots his sef a new 70" flat screen fo free!"

71 days ago
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KushVision    

What an idiot. Do are black people think like this? Maybe don't rob someone for a box of cigars and you would still be alive. It's called karma!

71 days ago
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ALLAN JONES    

STEPHEN JACKSON IS A JERK.....IN THE SAME VIEW AS THE OTHER RACIST......THE REV AL SHARPTON, JESSE JACKSON, BARRACK (I AM A MUSLIM) OBAMA.....HOW CAN ANYONE GO ON SURROUNDED BY ALL THIS HATE AND STUPIDITY.....

71 days ago
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Retired Sniper    

That comment is about the same quality as his ability to play basketball! But I have to admit about all of them have the same 'pack' mentality, and it does garner them cigars and new tennis shoes!

71 days ago
5.

Molly&Polly    

What a disgusting thing to say before the facts are laid out. Truly ignorant.

71 days ago
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Mr. Smith    

TMZ has a story out, would this be willing to stop a 300 pound mugger assuault, he thought the cop was after him for the robbery he was thinking about how he could get away, it didn't work ,attacking everyone, so then he wanted to give up after he violently resisted arrest.

71 days ago
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ifhewaswhiteitwouldntbeastory    

Well if thats true, his dream came true....

71 days ago
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K South West    

God had him shot dead I'm black and this is nothing but coming from a robbery the angels can't be with you afterwards...peace out slime ball... uve probably killed before as well

71 days ago
9.

Noog    

Another NBA player flapping his big ole gums.

71 days ago
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jeniperwinnie    

So sick of hearing white people want to kill black people. Over playing the race card is only going to hurt the real race issues out there. He died because he was a punk and had no respect and his own stupid choices not because he was black and the cop was white.

71 days ago
11.

TR    

Steve. Jackson is an idiot, plain and simple.........'nuff said.

71 days ago
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Mr. Smith    

The Ferguson mugger wasn't super bright.... he was mugging a regular citizen of the community for one, but also caught on camera during his violent robbery...as he was then walking away from his brutal criminal intimidation and victimization of the business person, he could only assume the police were on to him in the minutes later, as he sure as hell wasn't contemplating
his innocence, he hadn't time yet to move on from the crime, and then realized this was his bust , he again turned to confronting the cop , perhaps not accepting the situation , looking for intimidation options again, and the police aren't known to let those who resist detaining go ....

71 days ago
13.

WD    

Shut the **** up... SERIOUSLY

71 days ago
14.

Winston    

If a white player commented on someone's race in that matter he'd have to be suspended and see a shrink. The same should happen here. If the NBA has a zero tolerance on racism, this player should be suspended

71 days ago
15.

FREEDOM    

SMASH AND GRAB IS ALIVE AND WELL.....

71 days ago
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