This is Hannah Payne. After witnessing a Black man named Kenneth Herring drive away from a crash in Georgia, she decided to follow. When she caught up to Kenneth in her vehicle, she boxed his car in then fatally shot him in the abdomen.
She’s been arrested on a murder charge and she’s already got racist supporters defending her cold-blooded murder. The Black community in Clayton County, Georgia has gotten robocalls in what appears to be a disturbing anti-Black campaign to defend her killing.
The robocalls made by a white supremacist group called “Road To Power” defend Hannah Payne, saying things like, “Negroes aren’t American. They aren’t really fully human. It’s time to send them all to Africa,” and “Hannah Payne did nothing wrong.”
The racist campaign attempts to vilify Kenneth Herring, even in death. They blame him for his own murder and go as far as to instruct listeners to: “Tell the District Attorney of Clayton County, Georgia, free Hannah Payne.” Imagine being Black and getting this phone call!
Meanwhile, Hannah’s lawyers are trying to build a case around self-defense, which makes no sense when she FOLLOWED him.
Kenneth’s wife has been left confused by the murder, wondering why Hannah got out of her car and decided to kill her husband. It’s up to the courts to decide her fate now.