living while black
“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 state is attempting to curb racially fraught incidents by making it a crime to call the police on someone with the intent to discriminate.
Ruby Howell of Starkville, Mississippi, was charged with a single misdemeanor charge of threatening exhibition of a weapon.
Jessica Richardson said Ruby Howell treated them like they were "a stray dog that's on your porch."
Jermaine Massey was asked to leave the DoubleTree hotel in Portland, Oregon, and give up his room after employees encountered him in the lobby.
Witnesses say a cop shot Jemel Roberson as he held down a suspect in a shooting at the bar.
Two black women had broken down by roadside when a white woman started to threaten and harass them.
The woman also threatened to "bring out my concealed weapons too."
But Jeremiah Harvey now forgives the woman, who has been dubbed "Cornerstore Caroline."
A 9-year-old boy was falsely accused of groping a woman in a bodega. #cornerstorecaroline