Skip to comments.Where's the Outrage?
Posted on 07/15/2013 6:45:57 AM PDT by KeyLargo
Where's the Outrage?
Marches? Protests? Maybe a speech or two? Hello?
Relatives recall Gizzell Kiara Ford as a smart, mature and respectful 8-year-old girl.
Prosecutors said today her grandmother, Helen M. Ford, 51, of the 5200 block of West Adams Street, inflicted so many injuries on the girl over a long enough period and neglected her so badly that before she died Friday, Gizzell had maggots living in a head injury that had spread to another part of her scalp.
Ford cried today as prosecutors detailed the girl's injuries to Criminal Court Judge Adam Bourgeois Jr. and the judge set no bail for the murder charge against the woman.
Meanwhile, her other family members are struggling with anger, pain and disbelief, said Gizzell's uncle, Osvaldo J. Mercado of Schiller Park.
"Everybody is in shock," said Mercado, 30.
You're shocked? We're appalled, and that's a pretty rare emotion for us considering our job. But once again, the silence speaks volumes. And the message isn't one that the community is willing to face up to. Thank goodness Sharpton will be here soon.
Read more: http://wgntv.com/2013/07/14/grandmother-charged-with-girls-murder-report-details-horrific-conditions/#ixzz2Z7bGNVax
Child abuse including rape and incest is rampant in the black inner city community.
Jesse, Rahm, Al, Holder.?
Nothing but crickets chirping.
Because nothing is in for them.
Its all about the money and they don’t see a financial outcome here.
I’m glad that the Rev. Al who is moving to Chicago is protesting these murders......
5 dead, 16 wounded in shootings since Friday night
Teen dies following South Deering shooting
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -
Five people were killed and at least 16 other people — including four teenagers and a 72-year-old woman — were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night.
I am here!