The Botham Jean Murder Verdict and Its Complex Emotional Aftermath | The Daily Show

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Linda Mazur
Linda Mazur - 6 hours ago
What I don't understand is how she didn't recognize it as someone else's appt. After she opened the door ,what did she think , some one broke into her apartment and rearranged the furniture ,left her door unlocked and made popcorn ,which you would have had to smell. Did they do a toxicology test on her ? Training police needs to be more thorough , the level of awareness of surroundings and what is actually going on is not being emphasized to the degree at which it should be . Military training should not count towards the thinking that officers are road ready ,in fact perhaps the complete opposite may be true , Boot camp isn't just about physical training , it's about putting your mind in a different place as well .if you are seeing everyone and everything as suspect , that is not serving or protecting . How do you train a seemingly normal brain to shoot to kill another person ? You dehumanize them . They are the enemy . Something very wrong is going on with the training . I would like to hear more about what police officer training tactics where before and what has changed over the years .
Nelson Perez
Nelson Perez - 6 hours ago
Black family traumatizes by losing there child?
13yr old can get 99yrs but not this cop.
Judge got a message she couldn’t refuse?
LadyE100 - 13 hours ago
How many black people get forgiven by white people? Zero
That's a big double standard. And I guess his brother forgot about those n-word jokes she had.
What's next, black people baking cakes for KKK rallies?
Ricky Rogers
Ricky Rogers - 21 hour ago
Trevor Noah you missed the greatest point of the story
holbrook muhindi
holbrook muhindi - Day ago
Black people love their oppressors 🤷🏾‍♂️🤷🏾‍♂️🤷🏾‍♂️ no matter what they do religion and false doctrines has destroyed black people
Caro Brown
Caro Brown - Day ago
That s crazy , why???? Had it been reversed, we would be looking at 50 years!!! Hugs... SMH that Christianity nonsense...
LAVON LYONS - 2 days ago
Brinn C-O
Brinn C-O - 2 days ago
Alternate (totally comedic) take: Amber gets a hug for taking the fall like all murdering cops should. Idk man I’m just a lighter black person with an impenetrable white voice who avoided school segregation. I obviously know nothing about institutions demanding respect without giving any.

But for real, Amber can use her white privilege to bring the public eye to minimum sentencing. She’s talked about her guilt in taking a life, and she could be that one ally who demands better of her demographic. I’m choosing to think she is capable of improvement, and — given the circumstances — holds an incredible opportunity to create real change.
All the more reason for the Jean family to maintain emotional cognizance and respect to how difficult Amber’s life is going to be. Who better to understand the toll of the American punitive “system” than a black family. Change only ever happens when a white ally is willing to call their people and themselves out.
Scorpio Moon
Scorpio Moon - 2 days ago
The media is always trying to demonize black victims of any crime.
Street Horse
Street Horse - 2 days ago
It won’t happen this is a white country
kesch - 2 days ago
Sensible and intelligent insight, Trevor.
Eric Hawkins
Eric Hawkins - 2 days ago
An excellent analysis.
Janeice Karanja
Janeice Karanja - 2 days ago
Trevor always speaks truth! Love him
V J - 3 days ago
the prosecuter asked for more time and 10 years wasn't the max for the crime! "She was safe in the hallway, behind a door when she first suspected an intruder was in her home, Hermus said. She had a police radio and a phone to call authorities. She could've taken cover behind a nearby set of fire doors or retreated down the hallway, Hermus said. Instead, she chose to become the aggressor, he said.".... From Cnn
On max sentence NY times: "The jury deliberated for about an hour and a half before deciding upon a sentence that was well short of the maximum 99 years in prison Ms. Guyger could have received — but also longer than the two years jurors might have imposed." ..."Prosecutors had asked for a prison term of no shorter than 28 years, the age that Mr. Jean, whose birthday fell during the trial, would have been if he were alive today."
It also seems it was a MURDER CONVICTION NOT a manslaughter one ..."“Why give a murder conviction and then give 10 years,” asked Dominique Alexander, the president of the Next Generation Action Network, a local social justice organization. “That’s just a slap in the face.”...."Activists concerned about preferential treatment complained that Ms. Guyger was not immediately arrested at the scene, and was initially charged with manslaughter. A grand jury later returned with the charge of murder."..."Of the 12 jurors, five were black, five were Hispanic or Asian, and two were white." not 7 black jurors as some are saying.
Fred Chou
Fred Chou - 3 days ago
Trevor Noah you are my MVP
todd Coachaveli
todd Coachaveli - 3 days ago
Are we going to talk about how the dallas police department assassinated botham genes nieghbor joshua brown the day after the trail
Steve Ladner
Steve Ladner - 4 days ago
More people have been killed in Laredo Tx. By people with badges than anything else. Between trigger happy cops and murdering border patrol agents. Laredo police even killed a Webb county deputy during a welfare check.
Grabbearjet - 4 days ago
Noah for President 2020. Not really. Maybe yes, really.

I wish you and I could have conversations. I would love to pick your brain and debate with you. My social life sucks because I can't find people I enjoy socializing with. Putting this vid in my favorites. BTW does Trevor even read these comments? I would love a comfirmative reply!
Batman's Dragon
Batman's Dragon - 4 days ago
Well said, Trev. Love this guy.
AlZaji Beauty
AlZaji Beauty - 4 days ago
Beautifully said
enghy eugene
enghy eugene - 4 days ago
Blacks are treated differently from whites. It's always been like that in America. It's not gonna change. Sad to say
aj aj
aj aj - 4 days ago
Well it's just the way we got America lol
Custom Money
Custom Money - 4 days ago
This white lady's tears ARE NOT connected to the hundreds of thousands of POC who are serving excessive time because of specifically designed, racially-motivated policies. She represents the OPPOSITE problem of a sentence not matching the magnitude and impact of the crime. What about the fact that now the black audience watching now have to think twice about just opening/unlocking our front doors. Asking for the sams consideration she was given is asking a deep sacrifice from the privilege that just honestly saved her life in the courtroom. This wasn't a stark contrast that could be extented to the rest of the justice system, this was white privilege doing its thing and to imagine Black and Brown people benefiting from any aspect of this trial tastes like some ALM BS.
Winston Virgo
Winston Virgo - 5 days ago
Fuck bro and judge.Uncle Tom MF.
Tesynia Taylor
Tesynia Taylor - 5 days ago
Justice WASN'T served. She should have gotten 25-life
Sip and Story With Ivo
Sip and Story With Ivo - 5 days ago
The accuracy of this video. Man. It’s so sad.
This is America. #sad
Anu Enki
Anu Enki - 5 days ago
I suppose it will take a south african to say this
butch oblick
butch oblick - 5 days ago
this lady clearly did NOT deserve to have a badge or a gun... sometimes, you gotta wonder at how many idiots are out there posing as law enforcement... my comment is not to suggest that most police officers are nut bags... most are good people doing a very tough job. but there has to be HIGHER Psycological testing before someone gets to wield a postion like a Police Officer....
Cory Butdette
Cory Butdette - 5 days ago
Its the black men and woman who serve this country in the military who are sellouts! We are being killed in cold blood while our bitch military blacks are overseas protecting white people SMH
Joanna Leacock
Joanna Leacock - 5 days ago
Well said, Mr. Noah.
I found it interesting how dim the lights were in the studio audience, seemingly, as an aid to keep them calm. Very smart to do while speaking on such a “complicated” as you said, topics
Rich Mack
Rich Mack - 5 days ago
Get that dum ass black girl off this please she so stupid I bet they paid her some change fa this sale out
David Grunzweig
David Grunzweig - 6 days ago
I know you gotta just do comedy, but man you could help guide the world
David Grunzweig
David Grunzweig - 6 days ago
m - 6 days ago
What stood out to me is that this women is a police officer, and her first reaction to seeing an 'intruder' is to take the most LEATHAL weapon she has to take someone's life. NOT to use a taser, pepper spray, or to even double check where she is. Besides the fact that white women, in general, have a history of 'cry wolf' type situations with black people, ESPECIALLY men; it is WRONG for a police officer to approach a situation in that way.
Audio Visual Proof
Audio Visual Proof - 6 days ago
10 year sentence and eligible for parole after 5. I pray someone shanks that racist pecker-head white bitch to death within 5 hours after arriving to her cell! Lastly, why are some Black people so damn forgiving of, fucked up in the head, whites when we all know they wouldn't shed a tear for us! Amber Guyger's fake tears said it all! Her face looked emotional but no tears fell from her eyes because she is that wicked!
Mawusi Bulliner
Mawusi Bulliner - 6 days ago
This sickened me. This shows the massive poisoning and brainwashing. You hugging a cold blooded murderer after she not only murdered your brother, but then try to dehumanize him. What the fuck are you forgiving. I pray for my people to break these mental chains. What has forgiving snd forgetting gotten us in 400 years. Smmfh Fuck these animals. Humans dont behave in this manor.
Starlett Barbre
Starlett Barbre - 6 days ago
Why would the judge do that???? The man was sitting in his LIVING ROOM eating ice cream!!!!!! Go to the Rickey Smiley Show to hear what Judge Lynn Toler had to say on this situation regarding to the judge’s action and the giving of the Bible.
Starlett Barbre
Starlett Barbre - 6 days ago
Hello handsome!!! I’ve missed watching your show!!!!! I’m baaacccckkkkkkk!!!!!
Agrippa Ligege
Agrippa Ligege - 6 days ago
"For justice delivered without dispassion, is always in danger of not being justice. And that dispassion is the very essence of justice"
Maxine Tash
Maxine Tash - 6 days ago
how did she enter his house
Debo4735 X
Debo4735 X - 6 days ago
You're totally right, damn bro I've never looked at it that way.
Linda W
Linda W - 6 days ago
"They tell you about the human being behind the act". Trevor you articulate the issue so very well. This was a really good explanation of the frusturations many people have when it comes to the way whites and blacks are portrayed and regarded as victims versus the perps of the crimes.
Lasvéyé Mwen
Lasvéyé Mwen - 6 days ago
You touch my with these words !💪🏿🔥💯💯
Journal Wright
Journal Wright - 6 days ago
For some reason, they always pick the right Black people to mess with. They pick these docile Evangelical Christians.
Not only black people are dealing with the same shiznit but so are BROWN people, cousins off the Black
I'mSoo Shook
I'mSoo Shook - 6 days ago
We've been hoping for "the same level of compassion to be shown to black people" for how long now? FOREVER! Let's face it, it aint ever gonna happen, folks.
I'mSoo Shook
I'mSoo Shook - 6 days ago
Those crocodile tears of theirs are seldom even real. Ask Susan Smith.
Donald Hooker
Donald Hooker - 6 days ago
The 1.3 dislikes are from racist. Why would you not like what he's saying??
Theodore Coleman
Theodore Coleman - 7 days ago
These killings on black people by police it almost make you go num. After all these years as a black person living in this society you start to get use to these things. We will never be treated like human beings...
kibu - 7 days ago
"Can i please give her a hug?" knocks her the fuck out with a uppercut
SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT. save the environment
Trevor its not every human being should be treated like human being..
Ava Limpa
Ava Limpa - 3 days ago
I agree. Amber should have been treated like a black man.
Jeroen Delpeche
Jeroen Delpeche - 7 days ago
Until we stop talking about race, things like this keeps happening. We keep dividing ourselves as human race. It may seem like Trevor is doing the right thing here, but he's really not, he's adding fuel to the flame. Talking about white women tears, stop bringing other things in to this matter. It shouldve been a beautiful moment and gesture what this young man did for this broken woman. Trevor is only tearing her down the way he speaks about this matter. As a human race we should be building each other up ESPECIALLY when we were wrong or harmed other people. If you are a Christian, please remember or reread how Jesus forgave His enemies and not His friends. We should try to be more like Him and "fight" the "system" through love and if we see an act of love lift that up. God bless to all of you.
Artemis - 7 days ago
Do y'all remember that white lady that aggressively harrassed those black folks for having a cookout and when the cops showed up she started crying so they could divert to her?? That's the magic of white woman tears.
travel squadd.
travel squadd. - 7 days ago
"I thought he just liked holloween "😆😆😆this is sad situation....some drug dealers get more than 10 the judge...justice system FAIL
Kush Zulu
Kush Zulu - 7 days ago
The jean family sold out. Plain and simple. Bootlicking dad and son
Minority Justice
Minority Justice - 7 days ago
White people r fake . Can not stand them
Kana Beats
Kana Beats - 7 days ago
I can't believe she only got 10 years. I mean I can't believe she got any time at all, but only 10 years. man. reverse roles and dude would've been doing life
Joe Smith
Joe Smith - 7 days ago
And now the new murder by Fort Worth police dept.'s cop of another black home owner?!
What the Hell is really going on?
AA - 7 days ago
Trevor, as much as I like your show and what you do, that was a bit too far on the kumbaya side of a "point of view". Let's not forget when you (as well as myself) were a twinkle in your/my parent's eyes, "brown" people were getting their heads bashed in, hung from trees, economically deprived, marginalized and anything else that is akin to oppression yet they continued to reach for inclusion with dignity, respect, and decency. We're (brown people) not dealing with a group of people that share the same character traits (dignity, respect, and decency). This is not MY opinion but merely a recollection of what white people show the world every day. So, the part where you said that we shouldn't want a particular person (or group of people) to be brutalized through the courts, yet, push for a system that treats ALL people with the same respect...let's not forget "THEIR" system. Their system is built with something THEY don't speak on...INEPTNESS (when you don't have the skills or genius...CHEAT). That's what they live for (talk to people of other countries if you think I'm out of my mind). On a daily basis, you can turn to most television stations, radio, media, etc..and you hear about "How we can make America a better place". All they are interested in is shaping our minds on how to live, pray, eat, sleep, breathe, think, and don't forget....GRIEVE & FORGIVE. They give me no reason to believe that they are capable of being decent beings. That leaves only one thing...INEPTNESS. So, 500 years later and kumbaya STILL doesn't work. The ground we walk on is filled with blood because of that song.
Just saying!
smokeyvelvet42 - 7 days ago
Thank you, Trevor, you are addressing a very volatile topic, which very few will admit that this egregious behavior does exist in America & when a person of color is fatally shot they deserved it, or they weren't complying etc. We expect compassion when a white person is found guilty of the same crime but is not expected to show empathy when a person of color is sentenced or shot to death. We are living in a very hypocritical society, all one has to do is observe the number of shootings since Trump being sworn into office and the spike in hate crimes, not to mention the people attending rallies with their trailer park mentality, preaching and advocating hatred and bigotry.
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