"Fear"

"Fear"

Update: 2018-12-04102
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In March 2018, two white moms and their six black kids drive off a California cliff. What are they running from? 

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Trina Williams

This completely pissed me off! so a kid runs to you, a complete stranger, crying, panicked and visibly shaken, but you decide,oh I'll just stay out of it? They should absolutely have some accountability for those babies' death! then you have the nerve to be interviewed? if that were a little white girl, they wouldn't have hesitated. asshats

Jan 30th
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Trina Williams

Alexandra Russell they had none!

Aug 10th
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Alexandra Russell

Trina Williams The giggle from the woman chilled me. they didn't appear to express any regret for their lost chance to save the kids

Aug 10th
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gabriela sanchez

no words, i come from a two mom home. my moms were always so careful, i cannot wrap my mind around how they can hurt their children. it breaks my heart . it is very perplexing, i have a knot in my throat wanting to yell at them how they can do this!

Jan 15th
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jersey2777

*Devonte

Dec 26th
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jersey2777

it feels like these women used these kids like a billboard to their "progressiveness", putting that sign around Devon's neck is just effing reckless, in the least.

Dec 26th
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H. Heath

OMG, yet another LE fail. These poor kids.

Dec 11th
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mixedupmonkey

gabriela sanchez my sister and I were put in foster "care" back in 1990 for alleged "neglect" on our moms part and this was just about 2 weeks after our youngest sister passed away from flash edema which doctors couldn't make sense of. We were put in 2 different home, one during the day and one for bedtime and I firmly believe the issues my surviving sister and I have had which we still struggle with today are maybe not single-handedly a result of our foster experiences, though as far as I am concerned, i whole heartedly believe I could've turned out so much more trusting had the place I had been sent to be "safe" had not emotionally and sexually abused me and my sister and in front of 6 other children ranging from ages 2 through 16 years of age. I was nearly 1 month past turning age 10 and my sister had been approximately 1-2 weeks past age 9-- we are only 1 year and 16 days apart. my point is-- the system is severely broken and chaotically so. When babies can be threatened "if you dont stop crying for your mom I will make sure [the social worker] has you and your sister separated and put into County homes so you can see how good you have it now!" and on NOT wanting to be bathed by other people when I was 10 years old and my body had already begun to change yet my sisters hadnt and also being forced to bathe in the same tub as my sister, "fine, you can bathe yourself. but if your hair isnt shining like [baby girls name who had been of Native American descent] then I am going to have [name of another child, tho teenager] shave your head!" the amount of sheer FEAR instilled in me by complete strangers and a social worker who believed "children dont lie" as she argued once with my maternal grandmother-- was the most explicitly damaging series of time in all my life. these people knew my sister had just died, yet there was no care when they threatened to separate my surviving sister and I, me being the oldest of 3, a natural protector. One time, ONE, our mother was allowed to have a phone call with my surviving sister and myself. we were "punished" by being told we would never see nor speak to our mother again because we were trying to "make the foster people "look bad". The social worker later told us we couldn't see or speak to our mom because of our upset it made both of us-- I'm a mother of a 2 year now. I would be unbelievably disturbed if my child cried and held onto me, begging me to not leave her, all the while I knew I could NOT protect her, all the while being mocked as the whole purpose she had been removed from me for being "neglectful". For my mother, this was in addition to having just lost her youngest daughter who had been born with hydrocephalus and was very young when she was found to have tourette syndrome, Dandy Walker Syndrome and ADD. For the record, my youngest sisters death was theorized as having been related to her shunt becoming blocked by cells in addition to having hit her head when rising up from drying off her legs after a bath just 2 weeks prior to the day she died from flash edema. the way we were able to get out of the foster system and live with family while that entire bullshit case finalized was because when my sister and I went to court, our appointed counsel took us, my sister and I, individually to tall about "what happened" in regard to being removed from our home and mother. with it firmly inside my head how that social worker argued with my grandmother, "child never lie", I told my counsel "i lied." I had suffered abuse, but at the hands of a predator and my mother had no idea. The child welfare system claimed she *should have* known. I cringe as a mother myself now imagining mine and my daughters entire lives can be uprooted and caused unfathomable upheaval, in addition to sheer wickedness, because someone else claims I should have known something I couldn't have possibly known as my mother was entirely betrayed by a predator, which is essentially why we call people cut from a certain cloth "predators". they groom parents just as much as the children they prey upon. I have gone through extensive mental and behavioral care as a result of the cumulative experience of losses I suffered all at once-- losing my childhood, my youngest sister and my mother in the way that I then knew, from age 10, my mother was not as rock solid as children are allowed to believe since my sister died and she couldn't stop that and also because strangers took my surviving sister and myself and my mother couldn't stop that either. I know full well these things dont have anything to do with my mom as an adult, but when you learn these types of things as a child, it carries across every single developing facet of yourself as you age and mature, constantly being fully aware of how your mother is a mere mortal, knowing everybody's mothers are not capable of saving them at all, individually, if another person with a piece of paper (college degree) says so. It is like being told there is no Santa, how, if we all go back to that moment in time when we each learned that, a major sorrow hit our hearts that was our first taste of growing up as well as feeling a great sense of betrayal. However, EVERYONE eventually learns there is no Santa and we all have one another to relate to and find comfort in that, whereas, when you learn your mother isnt Wonder Woman and she cannot keep the boogeymen away, they really can steal you in the night, it does something to a person, it does something regarding a person's entire ability to trust as well as to ever truly know what safety feels like. The system IS broken, yet it continues breaking the same people it claims it's helping-- children. Doing way deeper checks on the people they assign custody of already fragile children BEFORE taking them from the sole person or people they feel safest with is well overdue. Would children who believed their mother was a monster in anyway claw at her, begging her to save them from who and what they truly viewed as the monsters? That experience caused me to actually loathe social workers. One of then even tried to accuse my mom of killing my youngest sister to "keep her mouth shut". Those people are the worst conspiracy theorists of all. Just making shit up because it MIGHT fit this story. Tearing a woman apart with zero evidence, tearing apart the innate trust of children and ruining entire adult lives, making the people they "help" perpetuate mental illness and keep Big Pharma running. I just wish I could know the name of that one dumb broad who told my grandmother "children don't lie". Had they gone after the real perpetrator and not my mother maybe I wouldn't have felt the need to lie about what happened to my counsel just to prove a point-- and, yes, though I was 10 years old, I was entirely aware of what I was doing there. NOW I see SO MANY cases of children and babies being given BACK to piece of shit "parents" where these poor children end up dead! Why did the system do what they did to me and my family yet all these children over the last nearly 30 YEARS are being failed left and right? children with blatant abuse being plastered tone after time, page after page in their own files? My story was proposed ONE TIME and we were put through hell because they went after the wrong person, but everytime I learn of another child dying, it is around 3/4 of these kids had already been removed at birth or some other very young age only to have their killers get them bsck? whatever way you can view it, the system sucks like vampires.

May 18th
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gabriela sanchez

H. Heath this is how the system is torn and careless

Jan 15th
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K Vitale

the system is broken

Dec 11th
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Roberta Schmitt

rivitimg...but.y the commercial breaks

Dec 11th
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John Carpenter

Roberta Schmitt o ooo! lnkmkm

Feb 27th
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Tari Sue Gramling

Rick Wagner we can get on a bus and

Feb 23rd
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Makayla Allen

okay I am in love.

Dec 5th
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thegr8abdou

Makayla Allen that's was brilliant, right!

Dec 6th
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