Saturday, July 16, 2016

BLACK REPORTERS ARRESTED, WHITE REPORTERS IGNORED DURING BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTEST


Carlet Cleare and Justin Carter
"The protesters were demonstrating against police brutality in the wake of officer-involved shootings of black men earlier in the week in Louisiana and Minnesota and the mass shootingat a march in Dallas that left five law enforcement officers dead.

Two African American reporters from ABC Rochester affiliate WHAM-TV, Carlet Cleare and Justin Carter, were briefly detained and released. WHAM-TV posted live coverage of Carter's arrest on social media."

Read More: http://abcnews.go.com/US/police-arrest-74-people-including-reporters-protest-rochester/story?id=40459279



Pressure from social media led to the reporters being released and apologies. But police walked up to the reporters and slapped handcuffs on them without saying anything, bypassing other reporters (not black) that were also covering the protest nearby.

Guilt due to blackness alone ... again.