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“This is where I’m going to drown you and you’ll never see your mother or father again.” It’s been 55 years and Richard Edgington can still recall the words his kidnapper said once she had him in an isolated area near the railroad tracks.
Imagine a black Kitty Genovese: Winston Moseley, her murderer, asked an important question about race and justice
“Would anybody remember or care about Kitty Genovese if she had been black?”
Think the Kitty Genovese case of bystander inaction was a hoax? Think again.
It was late on the night of Sunday, July 16, 1978 when neighbors began hearing terrible shrieks coming from the upper flat of a two-family home at 122 Montana Avenue in Buffalo, New York. One of them thought Gail Trait was just “whipping [her] kids.”