Reactions to Botham Jean’s brother forgiving and embracing ex-Dallas cop who killed his brother
BrandtJean, the brother of Botham Jean who was killed in his house by an off-duty police officer named Amber Guyger, decided to forgive and embrace his brother’s killer after she was sentenced to 10 years in jail and Black people had things to say about it.
Twitter users questioned why blacks are always quick to forgive whites who kill their family members. Some said Guyger’s sentence was too lenient and some criticized the judge for also hugging the ex police officer.
Some Twitter users also criticized the black female police officer present for comforting Guyger after her sentencing.
But, most of all, Botham’s brother was criticized for forgiving a cop who killed his brother while he was home watching TV and eating ice cream.
Below are some comments.
Written by Kartia Velino