Notice this woman speaks frankly about her husband. She doesn’t try to make him into a saint. She acknowledges he has had many run ins with the law. She even diagnoses why Garner felt he had to sell black market cigarettes. As a result of her honesty, we can take her complaint seriously. She could have gotten a fancy new hairdo, and started hawking t-shirts but so far she hasn’t gone the Race Baiter entrepreneur route.
In the same vein:
The family of police-shooting victim Akai Gurley had a message on Friday for the Rev. Al Sharpton: Keep your “circus” away from his funeral!