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Africa, Crazy, and Donald Trump: Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier "He Knew What He Signed Up For" @balleraler 臣111 2 Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier “He Knew What He Signed Up For” - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Tuesday, Sgt. La David T. Johnson of Miami Gardens, the American soldier who was killed in Niger, was saluted in his homecoming at Miami International Airport. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ With his casket draped with the American flag and the name of his wife engraved on his chest, the fallen soldier was met with silence and subsequent honor from local politicians and officials. Before being transported to the Fred Hunter’s Funeral Home in Hollywood, his pregnant widow, Myeshia Johnson, leaned over the casket and sobbed at the loss of her husband. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prior the ceremonial homecoming, Donald Trump called Johnson’s pregnant widow to give his condolences. Just days after sparking controversy over his comments falsely claiming Barack Obama and “other presidents” didn’t call the families of fallen soldiers, Trump told Johnson’s widow,” he knew what he signed up for … but when it happens it hurts anyway.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, who was with Myeshia at the time, heard the exchange and was disgusted by Trump’s words. “I think it’s so insensitive. It’s crazy. Why do you need to say that?’’ Wilson asked. “You don’t say that to someone who lost family, the father, the breadwinner. You can say, ‘I’m so sorry for your loss. He’s a hero.’” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I’m livid. He can’t even have an open-coffin funeral because his body is so messed up,” she added. According to reports, Johnson was part of a joint mission with the Niger military in west Africa, when he was killed in an ambush on Oct. 4.
Africa, Crazy, and Donald Trump: Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen
 Soldier "He Knew What He Signed Up For"
 @balleraler
 臣111
 2
Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier “He Knew What He Signed Up For” - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Tuesday, Sgt. La David T. Johnson of Miami Gardens, the American soldier who was killed in Niger, was saluted in his homecoming at Miami International Airport. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ With his casket draped with the American flag and the name of his wife engraved on his chest, the fallen soldier was met with silence and subsequent honor from local politicians and officials. Before being transported to the Fred Hunter’s Funeral Home in Hollywood, his pregnant widow, Myeshia Johnson, leaned over the casket and sobbed at the loss of her husband. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prior the ceremonial homecoming, Donald Trump called Johnson’s pregnant widow to give his condolences. Just days after sparking controversy over his comments falsely claiming Barack Obama and “other presidents” didn’t call the families of fallen soldiers, Trump told Johnson’s widow,” he knew what he signed up for … but when it happens it hurts anyway.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, who was with Myeshia at the time, heard the exchange and was disgusted by Trump’s words. “I think it’s so insensitive. It’s crazy. Why do you need to say that?’’ Wilson asked. “You don’t say that to someone who lost family, the father, the breadwinner. You can say, ‘I’m so sorry for your loss. He’s a hero.’” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I’m livid. He can’t even have an open-coffin funeral because his body is so messed up,” she added. According to reports, Johnson was part of a joint mission with the Niger military in west Africa, when he was killed in an ambush on Oct. 4.

Trump Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier “He Knew What He Signed Up For” - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Tuesday, Sgt. La Davi...

Cypher, Donald Trump, and Eminem: Eminem Spits Powerful, Politically Charged Verse At 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards: "We Love Our Military. We Love Our Country. But We F*kin Hate Trump!" @balleralert #HIPHOPAWARDS 2 Eminem Spits Powerful, Politically Charged Verse At 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards: “We Love Our Military. We Love Our Country. But We F**kin Hate Trump!” - blogged by @MsJennyb (video @bet) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Tuesday, the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards aired with special performances by Yo Gotti, Uncle Luke and Cardi B, who won big with five awards throughout the night. The annual show featured its highly anticipated cypher segment, where underground and up and coming rappers freestyle over a classic beat. However, the most talked about cypher of the night, came from none other than Eminem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The rapper dropped an explosive politically charged verse exclusively for the BET Hip Hop Awards, where he drew a line in the sand, separating himself from his fans that are in support of Donald Trump. In the 4:34 minute verse, Eminem ripped Trump apart for his divisive language and used his platform and privilege to combat prejudice. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We better give Obama props, cause what we got in office now is a kamikaze that’ll probably cause a nuclear holocaust. And while the drama pops and he waits for shit to quiet down, he’ll just gas his plane up and fly around til the bombing stops,” Em rapped in his solo cypher. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Intensities heighten, tensions are rising. Trump when it comes to giving a shit; you’re stingy as I am. Except when it comes to having the balls to go against me, you hide them. Cause you don’t got the f*ckin nuts, like an empty asylum.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Yeah, sick tan. That’s why he wants us to disband cause he cannot withstand the fact that we are not afraid of Trump. F*ck walking on eggshells, I came to stomp. That’s why he keep screaming drain the swamp cause he’s in quicksand.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Eminem then rapped about Trump’s mismanagement of the issues in the world. Instead of discussing gun reform in Nevada, he focuses on his issues with NFL player protests as a ......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
Cypher, Donald Trump, and Eminem: Eminem Spits Powerful, Politically Charged Verse At
 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards: "We Love Our Military. We
 Love Our Country. But We F*kin Hate Trump!"
 @balleralert
 #HIPHOPAWARDS
 2
Eminem Spits Powerful, Politically Charged Verse At 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards: “We Love Our Military. We Love Our Country. But We F**kin Hate Trump!” - blogged by @MsJennyb (video @bet) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Tuesday, the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards aired with special performances by Yo Gotti, Uncle Luke and Cardi B, who won big with five awards throughout the night. The annual show featured its highly anticipated cypher segment, where underground and up and coming rappers freestyle over a classic beat. However, the most talked about cypher of the night, came from none other than Eminem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The rapper dropped an explosive politically charged verse exclusively for the BET Hip Hop Awards, where he drew a line in the sand, separating himself from his fans that are in support of Donald Trump. In the 4:34 minute verse, Eminem ripped Trump apart for his divisive language and used his platform and privilege to combat prejudice. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We better give Obama props, cause what we got in office now is a kamikaze that’ll probably cause a nuclear holocaust. And while the drama pops and he waits for shit to quiet down, he’ll just gas his plane up and fly around til the bombing stops,” Em rapped in his solo cypher. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Intensities heighten, tensions are rising. Trump when it comes to giving a shit; you’re stingy as I am. Except when it comes to having the balls to go against me, you hide them. Cause you don’t got the f*ckin nuts, like an empty asylum.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Yeah, sick tan. That’s why he wants us to disband cause he cannot withstand the fact that we are not afraid of Trump. F*ck walking on eggshells, I came to stomp. That’s why he keep screaming drain the swamp cause he’s in quicksand.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Eminem then rapped about Trump’s mismanagement of the issues in the world. Instead of discussing gun reform in Nevada, he focuses on his issues with NFL player protests as a ......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)

Eminem Spits Powerful, Politically Charged Verse At 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards: “We Love Our Military. We Love Our Country. But We F**kin Hate ...

Donald Trump, Kobe Bryant, and Luke Walton: Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During The Anthem If He Was Still Playing @balleralert Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During The Anthem If He Was Still Playing – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prior to the start of NBA preseason, the league released a memo to remind teams of the rule that requires players and coaches to stand during the national anthem. Since then, a few teams have announced that they would be protesting the national anthem by locking arms, while others revealed that they will not be participating in the protest at all. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, amid the ongoing controversy, Kobe Bryant says if he were still playing today, he would be kneeling during the national anthem, despite the league rule. The retired Los Angeles Laker player revealed his decision on Wednesday, on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Kneel,” Bryant said, when asked what he would do if faced with the decision. When asked what he would say if he could speak to Donald Trump, he said he’s advise the celebrity-in-chief to “focus on serving, not leading.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bryant’s former team is one of many that have decided to lock arms during the anthem prior to the start of preseason games. The team’s coach discussed the decision last week saying, “We are in this together.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I think they chose to show that we are united in this and that obviously they have a ton of respect… well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military,” Luke Walton said. “But by locking arms, I feel like we are showing that there are issues in this country, and it is a chance for us to raise awareness and still make it a talking point. If you do nothing, then it kind of goes away, and if it goes away, then nothing changes.”
Donald Trump, Kobe Bryant, and Luke Walton: Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During
 The Anthem If He Was Still Playing
 @balleralert
Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During The Anthem If He Was Still Playing – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prior to the start of NBA preseason, the league released a memo to remind teams of the rule that requires players and coaches to stand during the national anthem. Since then, a few teams have announced that they would be protesting the national anthem by locking arms, while others revealed that they will not be participating in the protest at all. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, amid the ongoing controversy, Kobe Bryant says if he were still playing today, he would be kneeling during the national anthem, despite the league rule. The retired Los Angeles Laker player revealed his decision on Wednesday, on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Kneel,” Bryant said, when asked what he would do if faced with the decision. When asked what he would say if he could speak to Donald Trump, he said he’s advise the celebrity-in-chief to “focus on serving, not leading.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bryant’s former team is one of many that have decided to lock arms during the anthem prior to the start of preseason games. The team’s coach discussed the decision last week saying, “We are in this together.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I think they chose to show that we are united in this and that obviously they have a ton of respect… well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military,” Luke Walton said. “But by locking arms, I feel like we are showing that there are issues in this country, and it is a chance for us to raise awareness and still make it a talking point. If you do nothing, then it kind of goes away, and if it goes away, then nothing changes.”

Kobe Bryant Says He Would Kneel During The Anthem If He Was Still Playing – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Prior to the start of NBA p...

Community, Espn, and Los Angeles Lakers: Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest National Anthem All Season Long @balleralert ONDA Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest National Anthem All Season Long-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Since Trump's provocative statements about firing athletes who protest, NBA coaches and players have decided to fight back by protesting the anthem for the entire season. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ During the league's first preseason game on Saturday, the Denver Nuggets, along with the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves, all stood with arms locked during the anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "We are in this together," Lakers coach Luke Walton said about the team's decision to protest, via ESPN. "I think they chose to show that we are united in this and that obviously, they have a ton of respect ... well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "But by locking arms, I feel like we are showing that there are issues in this country, and it is a chance for us to raise awareness and still make it a talking point. If you do nothing, then it kind of goes away, and if it goes away, then nothing changes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "... I see it as an every night thing but I guess time will tell." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Before the preseason, the NBA sent out a memo to all 30 teams reminding players and coaches of the long-standing rule that that players, coaches and trainers must stand "in a dignified posture" during the national anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "It is important for me, for the players and for our country to continue to talk and be active and get out in the community and do things that makes this country better and equal for opportunities and for everybody that lives here," Walton said. "I think that is why the players and team decided to do that."
Community, Espn, and Los Angeles Lakers: Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest
 National Anthem All Season Long
 @balleralert
 ONDA
Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest National Anthem All Season Long-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Since Trump's provocative statements about firing athletes who protest, NBA coaches and players have decided to fight back by protesting the anthem for the entire season. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ During the league's first preseason game on Saturday, the Denver Nuggets, along with the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves, all stood with arms locked during the anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "We are in this together," Lakers coach Luke Walton said about the team's decision to protest, via ESPN. "I think they chose to show that we are united in this and that obviously, they have a ton of respect ... well, I will let them speak for themselves, but I have a ton of respect for the country, the flag, the military. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "But by locking arms, I feel like we are showing that there are issues in this country, and it is a chance for us to raise awareness and still make it a talking point. If you do nothing, then it kind of goes away, and if it goes away, then nothing changes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "... I see it as an every night thing but I guess time will tell." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Before the preseason, the NBA sent out a memo to all 30 teams reminding players and coaches of the long-standing rule that that players, coaches and trainers must stand "in a dignified posture" during the national anthem. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "It is important for me, for the players and for our country to continue to talk and be active and get out in the community and do things that makes this country better and equal for opportunities and for everybody that lives here," Walton said. "I think that is why the players and team decided to do that."

Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Protest National Anthem All Season Long-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Since Trump's provocative state...

Definitely, Football, and Friday: Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football Team for Kneeling During Anthem @balleralert 4 18 Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football Team for Kneeling During Anthem-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Two Texas high school football players were kicked off the team after protesting the national anthem during a game Friday night. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ At Friday night's game, Cedric Ingram-Lewis raised his fist while his cousin, Larry McCullough, knelt during the anthem before their game against Providence Classical. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ After the anthem, head coach Ronnie Mitchem instructed the teens to take off their uniforms and terminated their participation with the team. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Ingram-Lewis, a sophomore at Victory and Praise Christian Academy, a private school in Crosby, Texas, said the idea to protest had came up in the locker room before the game. The coach had already told players he did not want anyone to kneel, due to his own participation in the military. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "He told us that disrespect will not be tolerated," Lewis said, recalling the moment after the anthem. "He told us to take off our uniform and leave it there." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Lewis' mother, Rhonda Brady, says she supports her son and nephew's decision to protest. She also says she was surprised by the coach's reaction. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "I'm definitely going to have a conversation because I don't like the way that was handled," Brady said. "But I don't want them back on the team. A man with integrity and morals and ethics and who truly lives by that wouldn't have done anything like that." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Mitchem says he does not regret kicking the boys off the team, as they left him with no choice. He encouraged the players to protest, but in a different way like kneeling after a touchdown in the end zone or spreading word about the issue through writing.
Definitely, Football, and Friday: Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football
 Team for Kneeling During Anthem
 @balleralert
 4 18
Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football Team for Kneeling During Anthem-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Two Texas high school football players were kicked off the team after protesting the national anthem during a game Friday night. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ At Friday night's game, Cedric Ingram-Lewis raised his fist while his cousin, Larry McCullough, knelt during the anthem before their game against Providence Classical. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ After the anthem, head coach Ronnie Mitchem instructed the teens to take off their uniforms and terminated their participation with the team. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Ingram-Lewis, a sophomore at Victory and Praise Christian Academy, a private school in Crosby, Texas, said the idea to protest had came up in the locker room before the game. The coach had already told players he did not want anyone to kneel, due to his own participation in the military. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "He told us that disrespect will not be tolerated," Lewis said, recalling the moment after the anthem. "He told us to take off our uniform and leave it there." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Lewis' mother, Rhonda Brady, says she supports her son and nephew's decision to protest. She also says she was surprised by the coach's reaction. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ "I'm definitely going to have a conversation because I don't like the way that was handled," Brady said. "But I don't want them back on the team. A man with integrity and morals and ethics and who truly lives by that wouldn't have done anything like that." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Mitchem says he does not regret kicking the boys off the team, as they left him with no choice. He encouraged the players to protest, but in a different way like kneeling after a touchdown in the end zone or spreading word about the issue through writing.

Two Texas Teens Kicked Off Football Team for Kneeling During Anthem-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Two Texas high school football pla...

America, Children, and Fire: Shaun King @ShaunKing Only in America can whiteness prevent the man who conducted the deadliest mass shooting in American history from being called a terrorist. 10/2/17, 8:01 AM li View Tweet activity 872 Retweets 1,446 Likes Note: This is being called the "deadliest mass shooting in US history." However, there have been several massacres of Native Americans by the US military and militias (Wounded Knee Massacre, Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857, Tulsa Massacre in 1921, to name a few). The Wounded Knee Massacre was devastating — about 250 Native Americans were killed by American troops in the late 1800s. Only one man faced prosecution for the Mountain Meadows Massacre, but it was actually a Mormon militia that killed 120 men, women and children. The Tulsa Massacre ended with about 300 people killed by mobs of white people. People say the shooting in Vegas was the deadliest mass shooting because a gunman opening fire on a public space is what "mass shooting" has come to mean these days. We don't tend to put massacres involving military or quasi-military actors and those perpetrated by a group in that category. Before the 20th century, few mass murders were perpetrated by a single person. TLDR: The definition has changed over time. Whether or not you want to use this definition, it's important to remember Native history and the horrible massacres of this time, while also understanding the context and scale of the most recent shooting in Las Vegas.
America, Children, and Fire: Shaun King
 @ShaunKing
 Only in America can whiteness prevent
 the man who conducted the deadliest
 mass shooting in American history from
 being called a terrorist.
 10/2/17, 8:01 AM
 li View Tweet activity
 872 Retweets 1,446 Likes
Note: This is being called the "deadliest mass shooting in US history." However, there have been several massacres of Native Americans by the US military and militias (Wounded Knee Massacre, Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857, Tulsa Massacre in 1921, to name a few). The Wounded Knee Massacre was devastating — about 250 Native Americans were killed by American troops in the late 1800s. Only one man faced prosecution for the Mountain Meadows Massacre, but it was actually a Mormon militia that killed 120 men, women and children. The Tulsa Massacre ended with about 300 people killed by mobs of white people. People say the shooting in Vegas was the deadliest mass shooting because a gunman opening fire on a public space is what "mass shooting" has come to mean these days. We don't tend to put massacres involving military or quasi-military actors and those perpetrated by a group in that category. Before the 20th century, few mass murders were perpetrated by a single person. TLDR: The definition has changed over time. Whether or not you want to use this definition, it's important to remember Native history and the horrible massacres of this time, while also understanding the context and scale of the most recent shooting in Las Vegas.

Note: This is being called the "deadliest mass shooting in US history." However, there have been several massacres of Native Americans by th...