Cop schools Black youth on basketball court in video shared 2 million times

Elliot City, Maryland, police officer plays basketball (Image source: Twitter/@Lizleeeee)

An interaction between a Black teen and a White cop in Elliot City, Maryland, has become a viral video hit. The cop was patrolling a youth center and decided to play one-on-one with a teen. The video has been shared two million times.

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.

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

Join Our Newsletter

Get the latest news from Rolling Out.