#MixedLivesMatter? Family Of Tony Robinson Say He Wasn’t Shot For Being Black Because He Was Mixed


Black, Mixed-Race, or whatever, our teen/young men’s lives matter. (He was still a person of color.) This is still a young man’s life gone and a family left with needless grief.

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“We don’t want to just stop at black lives matter. … Tyrell is a mixture of everything. You can’t look at him and say he’s black…”

Family Of Tony Robinson Say He Wasn’t Shot For Being Black Because He’s Mixed

The family of Tony Robinson, the unarmed 19-year-old who was fatally shot in Wisconsin, is speaking out and denouncing claims that the teen was gunned down because of race.

Why?

Because he was multiracial and “you couldn’t tell he was black.”

ABC News reports:

The uncle of the 19-year-old who was fatally shot by a police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, over the weekend said that his nephew “just wanted to be loved.”

Tony Robinson Jr., who was known to his family as Tyrell, was fatally shot by a police officer on Friday and the incident is now the subject of a state Department of Justice investigation.

Robinson’s mother is white…

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