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CNN reporter Omar Jimenez, who is black and Latino, and his team were arrested by officers early this morning in Minneapolis. Not far away, CNN journalist Josh Campbell, who is white, says he was "treated much differently."
@OmarJimenezWBAL is being praised for having poise & he is very worthy of that praise. But, did he really have a choice? Do most black folks have a choice in moments like that? Is it safe to voice even justified concern when authority figures have decided you are a problem?
Police officials claim they made the arrest of the CNN crew because the reporters allegedly did not move when asked to. Live footage, however, shows Omar Jimenez, a reporter for CNN who is black, politely telling police officers that they were complying
You don’t get to make the rules about how oppressed people rebel after you murder an unarmed Black man in cold blood and give badges to white supremacists and call them the law.
With cities burning, police murdering, billionaires looting, one in four jobless, 100,000 dead, journalists being arrested, and a president calling for the shuttering of media, the curbing of voting, and violence against citizens, it is clear: America, to endure, must be remade.
The official editorial opinion of Twitter is now live Trump's tweet saying "when the looting starts the shooting starts" is glorifying violence But calling for violence that supports the riots is not Twitter is insane to think they can run editorial for 340M people