Racism in America
Two officers reported violated department policy during the traffic stop last month by not ticketing Mimi Israelah when she couldn't produce her license.
The racist incident is prompting discussions about the long history of white people falsely reporting Black people to the police.
At the 1968 Olympic games, Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists to protest racism in the United States. Nearly fifty years later, their example still resonates across the NFL.
"Many of these people are educated, and hold jobs or positions that give them some form of power or influence over Black people."
“I don’t know that as a woman alone in a park that I had another option," said Amy Cooper, who definitely had other options.
The Democratic senator's staff disputed a local report that the club had only white members, but admitted that the club lacks diversity.
Amy Cooper is accusing Franklin Templeton of defamation along with race and gender discrimination.
"We are used to minimizing our own pain because we don’t want to rock the boat."
Prosecutors asked a judge to drop the case against her after she took a class on racial bias.
The levels of hate and bigotry in America have not diminished, a rep for the Southern Poverty Law Center told the Associated Press.