*Now we’re getting somewhere.
If white people want to know what they can do to help end racism, they can call it out, in the moment!
Hooray for the brave officers of Clatskanie, Oregon who stepped up to the plate and filed a complaint against the racist police chief who they say compared black people to monkeys following the arrest of a black woman.
When the arrested woman threatened to sue for discrimination, Police Chief Marvin Hoover is said to have imitated a monkey and “beat his chest like Tarzan” after describing the woman as “an animal”.
KOIN 6 became privy to a report in which Officer Alex Stone, a Caucasian, states, “I relayed several of the arrestee’s remarks such as, ‘When you look at me, my black [skin] and my nappy hair, all you see is animal.’”
He added, “Chief Hoover interrupted me and said, ‘That’s what she is.’”
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