By Bob Owens
When Bundy Ranch/Malhuer National Wildlife Refuge spokesman Robert “LaVoy” Finicum was shot and killed attempting to draw a gun after fleeing a felony traffic stop and law enforcement roadblock, it became a major story on network and cable news and in every major newspaper and was talked about by pundits for days.
So why is it that the death of a Black Panthers “general” in a shootout with police is being almost completely ignored in the national news?
A man who was shot and killed by Belleville police last week after officers say he fired at them was a member of the National Revolutionary Black Panther Party, organization officials said.
A St. Louis-area resident, Angelo Brown was also a national officer within the organization, and was the leader for the party in St. Louis. Members from across the country are planning a protest over the shooting, but haven’t set a date.
Brown, 35, was killed Thursday in an exchange of gunfire with police outside of an apartment complex, police said.
Belleville police were called to the first block of West Pheasantwood Drive for a disturbance before 10 p.m. When police arrived, Brown ran around the building with a gun, then …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms