Black People : Brawling over Nike Air Jordan shoes?

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  1. MsInterpret

    MsInterpret Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Air Jordan shoppers mob stores, some pepper-sprayed

    Brawls, kicked doors, long lines and arrests as coveted basketball sneakers go on sale

    SEATTLEAcross the country, the long-awaited release of Nike retro Air Jordan basketball shoes on Friday resulted in fights, arrests, and the use pepper spray as police tried to calm frenzied shoppers, many of whom had waited outside stores overnight.

    In Richmond, Calif., a man was arrested after he fired a gun while waiting in line,KTVU TV reported.
    In Seattle, Tukwila police officer Mike Murphy said more than 1,000 people lined up to buy shoes at 4 a.m. at four stores in the Westfield Southcenter mall.
    He said police used pepper spray on about 20 people who were fighting, while one man was arrested for assault after police say he pushed an officer.
    "He did not get his shoes; he went to jail," Murphy said.
    "It was not a nice, orderly group of shoppers," Murphy said. "There were a lot of hostile and disorderly people."
    Murphy said they smelled marijuana and found alcohol containers at the scene.
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    it's like a mad house cross the lands one kid was killed in DC ova these shoes
    sad how we act as a people no matter how hard we try to reverse the curse
    some devilish act get in the way knowing how we fall for crap ......
    shoes or life which means more these shoes must do because lives being hurt
    sad sad sad !!!!

    NIKE ....................just do it !
     
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