Cops retreat in shame as Black mom goes off for illegal entry (video)

Angela Whitehead confronts police who entered her home illegally (Image Source: Facebook/Angela Whitehead)

Angela Whitehead of Billings, Montana has become a “shero” to millions of people fed up with police overstepping their authority. Whitehead had her door open while she was smoking a cigarette and having an argument with a member of her household. Two unidentified Billings police officers decided to enter her home without cause and subsequently got “schooled” by the outraged mother. The encounter was caught on video and now Whitehead is being praised by Black Twitter for her courage and refusal to back down.

The incident is surreal and somewhat frightening as two White cops stepped through her front door and entered her home. Whitehead immediately confronted the officers, and stated they did not have permission to enter her home. That’s when one of the officers gives an excuse that boggles the mind stating “we heard an argument.”

Whitehead then tells the officers there is no problem and again asks them to leave her home, but the officers refused. What happened next was a blistering verbal beat down from Whitehead, who obviously knows her rights. But the cops persist in trying to justify their presence and changed their story from “we heard an argument,” to “we got a call about an argument” as the excuse for entering the home illegally.

Whitehead is loud, profane and justified in the defense of her home and rights. She tells the officers “I’m screaming because you’re in my space; this is my home, this is where my kids live, how I know you wasn’t coming up in here with a f—’ gun, Black People Killer? How do I know that? I don’t! So guess what, I’m aggressive. I’m being hostile, like you guys call us, because you done came up in my home!”

Finally, the two cops realize they have no legal cause for entering Whitehead’s home and insult her intelligence as they leave.  As the officers leave, Whitehead is heard to say mockingly “And don’t ever do that again, thank youuu,” as she closes the door to her home.

The video has gone viral with over 2 million views on social media platforms and can be seen below. The video contains strong language and is not safe for work.

Baby Angela Whitehead was not having it at allBillings officer walks into her home without permission Watch all the way to the end…Where was she wrong?(Update)For anyone saying she should of just shut the door please understand she tried that when she asked him to leave and said “thank you” the first time…His foot is on the door not allowing her to shut it which escalated her emotions she felt damn near threatened so that is why she raised her voice….Y’all can’t tell her what she should of done if you weren’t in this kind of situation and this officer walking into your home unannounced…Might be hard for you to stay calm if anybody walked in you home unannounced and didn’t leave when you asked regardless of uniform or not!! That is allHave a great day either way 🙂

Posted by Ann-Marie Sixfoot Lewenski on Monday, April 29, 2019

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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.