In a book called Are Italians White? I have a hard time imagining that if Knox had been tried in England, consistent efforts would be made to discredit the British judicial system. To make matters worse, while American xenophobia is being aimed at Italy, American supporters of Knox are painting Italy as anti-American. Former prosecutor John Q. People who exhibit clearly racist attitudes and behaviors accuse President Obama of being anti-white or blame Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson for perpetuating racism rather than historic, institutionalized white supremacy.
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After Knox was found guilty of murder, U. This argument of anti-Americanism falls apart considering that Italian national Raffaele Sollecito was also found guilty of murder. Are we to believe that an Italian jury would sacrifice one of its own to spite America? The problematic racial overtones in the reporting of the case not only involve Italians but black men.
Following her November arrest, Knox wrote to police that bar owner Patrick Lumumba killed Kercher. Police ended up releasing him because he had a solid alibi. Lumumba sued Knox for defamation and won.
In , for instance, Charles Stuart shot and killed his pregnant wife, Carol, but told police that a black man was responsible. Two years later, Susan Smith murdered her young sons but told police initially that a black man had carjacked her and kidnapped the boys. But those who refuse to consider that Knox is guilty, all the while attacking the Italian justice system, remind me of those who struggled to believe that Lizzie Borden hacked her parents to death in Clark in Crime Magazine.
What would end up saving her was the remarkable violence of the murders: The murders were simply too grisly to have been committed by a woman of her upbringing. And if she were tried stateside, perhaps she would have gotten off as Lizzie Borden did. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es.
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Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Details the brutal murder of British college student Meredith Kercher, who was stabbed to death while studying abroad in Perugia, Italy, and discusses the role of her housemate, American honor student Amanda Knox, in the crime.
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