White cops brutalize innocent Black teens at pool party (video)

In McKinney, Texas this past weekend, police were called to investigate two people fighting. When police arrived at the scene, they encountered a large group of Black teens at a pool party. Police detained innocent Black teens without cause. In the video, an unidentified White cop can be seen reaching for his night stick and rolling across the grass like he’s performing a stunt scene in an action-packed film. This particular cop then goes on a rampage slamming a small-framed young Black, bikini-clad girl to the ground and then shoving his knees into her back, pinning her face down on the ground. The cop places his full body weight on the girl as she cries in agony and screams for her mother. Said officer is seen on the video running after the terrified teens with his gun raised and spewing profanity.

Despite the crowd being mixed race, Black teens are singled out for arrest. This fact was not lost on McKinney Police officials who’ve placed the unidentified, overzealous cop on administrative leave. The teens at the birthday pool party were all invited via social media and it is felt that White neighbors were upset that so many Black kids were using the community’s pool.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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