A viral TikTok video reveals a number of individuals pulling over to verify on a Black lady who was stopped by Missouri police.
The Daily Dot reviews that a number of police models pulled over a lady in a darkish sedan on a freeway in Brentwood, Mo., Thursday (July 1). The video reveals a number of automobiles pulling over after the officers pulled the lady’s male passenger out of the sedan and the lady started screaming for assist. It’s unclear which police division was concerned.
The video, posted by @sheniweird, reveals the videographer again their automotive as much as get a greater look as a number of automobiles pulled over, with the drivers recording the incident.
By captioning and voiceover included within the video, @sheniweird says, “After I see a younger African American lady screaming for assist, and it’s 3 to 4 White Police with weapons drawn on her, and she or he’s unarmed, you rattling proper I’m exhibiting up and exhibiting out till I discover out what it’s all about.”
“We want solutions each time,” they continued. “She deserves the identical respect homegrown terrorists acquired. You’re not simply gone [sic] shoot her over a visitors violation. Not immediately.”
Because the particular person taking the video walks towards the scene, one other witness offers her a thumbs up, indicating that the lady and man pulled over will probably be okay.
“After I pulled over, everybody pulled over. That’s what we’d like extra of. One lady to 4-5 males. Give me a break.”
Police accountability in Missouri has been a major problem since Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson in 2014. The state is at the moment deliberating a invoice that would cut back police accountability whereas rising felony penalties for some protest actions.
The video’s description reads, “We now have to begin policing the police till issues begin making sense. In immediately’s world, it’s nonetheless unfair so right here go [sic]!”