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Recently released video footage of White Aiken, South Carolina police officers conducting an anal search on an innocent Black man on a busy street is causing outrage. Aiken Police Officer Chris Medlin and other officers engage in an unwarranted traffic stop and humiliate Elijah Pontoon.

Outrage over anal search of Black man on busy street

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.


  1. guest on April 5, 2016 at 8:40 am


  2. Linda Blansky on April 7, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    They need to admit to being homosexuals. Clearly they are in to S&M. Then write the check for doing the unnecessary in a public place.