A couple of weeks ago, Yellowhammer reported on a disturbing “game” called “Knockout” that is growing in popularity in inner cities, particularly in the northeastern United States.
The game consists of choosing a random, defenseless person on the street and attempting to knock them out in one punch. The ultimate victory in the game? A “one-hitter-quitter,” a punch that leaves the unsuspecting victim instantly knocked out cold.
Since then, the Knockout Game has been covered by media outlets across the country, including The Los Angeles Times, The Daily Caller, Breitbart and Sean Hannity.
Author Colin Flaherty has now gone a step further and sought to document every time the Knockout Game has occurred. His findings are stunning.
Flaherty’s new book, White Girl Bleed A Lot: The return of racial violence to America and how the media ignore it, meticulously makes the case that the Knockout Game is far from a few isolated incidents in inner cities, but is actually a widespread problem that has popped up in over 100 cities and on numerous college campuses — even in Alabama.
In the second chapter of White Girl Bleed A Lot, which was posted on Breitbart.com, Flaherty wrote that two violent robberies by four University of Alabama football players earlier this year were actually instances of the Knockout Game.
Here’s a brief excerpt from Flaherty’s book:
Down in Tuscaloosa, it would have been just another Knockout Game except for one thing: The assailants in this black mob were all members of Alabama’s 2013 National Championship football team.
Late on Sunday night on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Samuel Jergens was returning to his dorm when three black men asked if they could borrow a lighter. That is the last thing he remembers before waking up on the sidewalk, bloody, with head injuries and bruises. His friend Chris Burks told the campus paper: “His left side of his face was gigantic. The jacket he was wearing and his headphones were completely drenched in blood, the bottom half of his face was completely covered in blood; he was bleeding badly from his lip. He had clearly been badly beaten.
An hour later, the three members of the Crimson Tide did it again. Both men were beaten unconscious with “excessive force”: punched and kicked about the body and face, say police reports. Both students were robbed as well. One lost a backpack with an Apple MacBook computer, the other his wallet. Police arrested Tyler Hayes, Eddie Williams, and Dennis Pettway in connection with the beating, and Brent Calloway for using a debit card stolen during the robbery.
All four players were dismissed from the team, but this is the first time anyone has tied the robberies to the Knockout Game or to a broader trend of racially charged violent attacks.
“Black mob violence is a new component of life at college campuses around the country,” Flaherty asserts in his book. In addition to the assaults at the University of Alabama, violent attacks being attributed to the Knockout Game have also occurred on college campuses in Wisconsin, Michigan, Virginia, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, New York, South Carolina, Minnesota and numerous other states.
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