Is Florida State Seminal Quarterback De’Andre Johnson another victim of the Raccelerate Phenomenon?

In a recent article, Florida State Seminal quarterback De’Andre Johnson has suffered several possible career setbacks which are associated with the Raccelerate Phenomenon. Many people believe that his reaction is consistent with domestic violence. Many Black men such as Florida State Seminal Quarterback De’Andre Johnson continue to be victimized by the Raccelerate Phenomenon.

According to the article, freshman Florida State Seminal quarterback, De’Andre Johnson was dismissed from the football team after a video surfaced of him striking a 21-year-old White woman in Tallahassee, Florida bar on June 24, 2015. According to his attorney, Johnson was not the initial aggressor in the incident. The 21-year-old White woman allegedly raised her fist and shouted “racial epithets” at him after he accidentally made contact with her while they waited to order at the Tallahassee bar. The woman allegedly assaulted Johnson twice by attempting to knee him in the testicles and then swinging at him with her right hand. Johnson responded by punching the woman in the face which resulted in a Black eye. State’s attorney Willie Meggs decided to charge Johnson after seeing video of the incident.

If the woman assaulted De’Andre Johnson first, then both parties should have been charged. But this was not the result because of the Raccelerate Phenomenon.

How does the Raccelerate Phenomenon impact Black men such as De’Andre Johnson?

The Raccelerate Phenomenon has roots in Newton’s Third Law of Motion. Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that when one body exerts a force on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force equal in magnitude and opposite in direction on the first body. In elementary terms, Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

The Raccelerate Phenomenon follows the same principle as Newton’s Third Law of Motion in that whenever there is a perceived infringement by a Black male against a White female there is a negative overreaction portrayed in the media. Specifically, the Raccelerate Phenomenon states that for every action that a Black male takes against a White female there is an elevated negative reaction towards Black men. The Raccelerate Phenomenon is the cause for many of the racial tensions between Blacks and Whites.

What other Black men like De’Andre Johnson have suffered due to the Raccelerate Phenomenon?

One man who was impacted by the Raccelerate Phenomenon is Emmett Till. Emmett Till at the age of 14 was lynched for allegedly flirting with a White woman. In September 1955, the husband Roy Bryant and his half-brother J.W. Miliam were acquitted of the death of Emmett Till. Bryant and Milliam admitted shortly thereafter to the kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till.

In 1974, an 18-year-old blonde female South Bend High School student blonde alleged that she was raped by six Black football players. The woman was physically unharmed and the parents requested that no charges be filed against the players.

Thomas McGowan was falsely convicted of rape in Dallas, Texas and was eventually exonerated by DNA testing in 2008. McGowan had prior police contact because of a minor traffic violation and was wrongly identified by the victim. McGowan faced two separate trials connected to the December 4, 1985 incident. He was convicted of burglary and on March 7, 1986, and he was convicted of sexual assault. He received two consecutive life sentences.

Finally, in 1989, five Black and Latino teenagers aged 14 to 16 were arrested for allegedly raping of a white female jogger in New York’s Central Park. After hours of interrogation, without legal representation, and sleep deprivation four out of five defendants offered inconsistent confessions as to the crime location and their roles in the rape. Even though DNA testing was done on the evidence recovered from the victims before the trial and in all three cases did not match to any of the defendants, they were convicted strictly on their confessions and perceived guilt. Later DNA testing identified the real perpetrators.

This is a very shallow sampling of Black men like De’Andre Johnson who have become victimized by the Raccelerate Phenomenon.

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8 Responses to Is Florida State Seminal Quarterback De’Andre Johnson another victim of the Raccelerate Phenomenon?

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    Good thing for Johnson it’s not 1955.

    • Jj says:

      USA has come too far to let the bad behaviors of a few athletes destroy the gains made in race relations. Johnson and fsu really need to step up and do some community building activities that include all people. His actions have certainly created some rifts in the community and sporting world

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