Black Central Park bird-watcher lands hosting gig on TV show

Christian Cooper, the famous Black bird-watcher in New York’s Central Park who had the police called on him under false pretenses by a racist White woman, is now getting his own TV show. Cooper will host the series titled, “Extraordinary Birder,” on the National Geographic network that will take viewers on a journey through the […]

DA drops charges against ‘Central Park Karen’

The New York district attorney‘s office decided to drop the charges against the “Central Park Karen” who filed a false police report claiming a Black bird watcher was threatening her life. The Manhattan DA stated on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, that since Central Park Karen, whose real name is Amy Cooper, has no criminal record […]

Why bird-watcher Christian Cooper won’t help prosecute Central Park ‘Karen’

Christian Cooper

The famous bird watcher who recorded Central Park “Karen” as she filed a false police report — claiming she was in imminent danger of bodily harm by an “African American male” — now says he will not cooperate with her prosecution. Christian Cooper, the Harvard-educated science writer and editor in New York, says the wayward […]