A viral TikTok video reveals a number of folks pulling over to examine on a Black girl who was stopped by Missouri police.
The Daily Dot reviews that a number of police items pulled over a lady in a darkish sedan on a freeway in Brentwood, Mo., Thursday (July 1). The video reveals a number of vehicles pulling over after the officers pulled the girl’s male passenger out of the sedan and the girl 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 vehicles pulled over, with the drivers recording the incident.
By captioning and voiceover included within the video, @sheniweird says, “Once I see a younger African American girl screaming for assist, and it’s 3 to 4 White Police with weapons drawn on her, and he or she’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 obtained. You’re not simply gone [sic] shoot her over a visitors violation. Not right this moment.”
Because the particular person taking the video walks towards the scene, one other witness provides her a thumbs up, indicating that the girl and man pulled over might be okay.
“Once I pulled over, everybody pulled over. That’s what we want extra of. One girl to 4-5 males. Give me a break.”
Police accountability in Missouri has been a major situation since Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson in 2014. The state is at the moment deliberating a invoice that would scale back police accountability whereas rising prison penalties for some protest actions.
The video’s description reads, “We now have to begin policing the police till issues begin making sense. In right this moment’s world, it’s nonetheless unfair so right here go [sic]!”