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Black Man Arresed For “Walking while Black”

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October 18, 2016 by The ReadyWriter


A black man, Larnie Thomas, was STOPPED and harassed in Edina, Minnesota for walking in the street where there was construction work blocking the sidewalk! As seen in the video the white officer grabs him and says that they are going to need to have a talk! Another police officer comes and they put him in hand cuffs and arrest him! He was not even in the middle of the street, but walking the white line of the shoulder.

The black man is clearly seen upset and angered in the video because the plain clothes officer would not take his hands off of him. This further exasperated the situation. The victim is heard screaming “You got your hands on me” being clearly disrespected by this officer.

In the meantime, the woman videotaping the incident is a white woman and of course she suffers no repercussions for videotaping the incident as evidence on how black men are treated in this country.

Eventually a second officer arrived on the scene and put Thomas in handcuffs, even though Thomas and Rowles were still very unclear as to what he did to warrant being detained.

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60 thoughts on “Black Man Arresed For “Walking while Black”

  1. Sane says:

    Yea this is some bullshit but on some real shit. dude was pissed off because he was minding his damn business.

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  2. QTip says:

    Slave catchers and slave overseers did the same thing when black folks were caught or seen outside of the confounds of where they supposedly belonged. This was the slave overseers way of evoking fear in black men and women. funny how this is what is being revealed in these videotaped revelations. 😡 this shit is sad. angering and crazy. How we as a people are still dealing with the same shit. Smdh

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  3. Acquitta says:

    WoW!!! when you read the full story, he was arrested and released something like 45 minutes later. the cops dropped him off at his mall job without the shirt he was wearing. I pray to Gawd he sues the SHIT outta them.

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  4. Angelhair says:

    Very disturbing video. you can tell the woman videoing is a white woman and she is so fucking annoying!!! OMG!! I know she’s doing a good thing but you couldn’t shut her up!!

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    • Bobby says:

      I believe the woman kept talking because she knew the arrest was unfair, racist and unjustified.
      Don’t you get it? Wtf? O_o

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      • Henrietta says:

        I believe the woman kept talking because she knew the arrest was unfair, racist and unjustified.
        ——-
        Exactly

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      • Nicole says:

        she is so fucking annoying!!!
        *****
        And THANK GOD for that!!! 😡

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      • Kayla says:

        Angelhair,
        Can you imagine if this woman had NOT been video taping what would’ve happened?? FOH

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      • BBallen says:

        Angelhair,
        at least he didnt get shot like most of the other black men on video tape….

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      • Ionna says:

        she is so fucking annoying!!!
        *****
        It’s a good thing she is/was….. she may’ve possibly saved his life. God only knows what would’ve happened had she not filmed it. Just wow

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  5. Henrietta says:

    Thank you Tracy and good morning!
    I was waiting for you to post this story.
    This video went viral as soon as the woman uploaded it to YouTube. 😡

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  6. Adam says:

    Just know there’s a lot of folks who aren’t black who are just…..fucking outraged too.

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  7. Miss Ang says:

    This disgusts me beyond words, I am infuriated. Getting arrested for walking, seriously? WTF is wrong with this goddamn country!

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  8. Starr says:

    Good morning Family.
    It’s a sad day here in America but the reality is WE ARE STILL SLAVES.
    What is really bugging me out is, when the cop car came they had the sirens on and everything WoW…WTF O_o

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  9. AlScream says:

    The officer disrespected this guy for no good god damn reason. shit like this is why black folk are so outraged.

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  10. Xmen says:

    the point is quite clear people, the aim is to dehumanize and emasculate the black man. smmfh
    this is fucked up on so many levels. 😡

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  11. Nicole says:

    If that woman hadn’t been recording it all, that black man would’ve been shot by those cops.smh

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  12. Kayla says:

    Unbelievable!!!! 
    Completely sad how the power trip takes over and common sense, RESPECT, and courtesy go out the window.
    Dayum.

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  14. Adriane says:

    Im shocked he wasn’t shot. This is a damn shame!!!!!!

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  15. Civil says:

    “Maybe you could just show him were a good place to walk is.” “He’s scared sir.”
    She’s TALKING like he’s an animal or a pet and shit. Smh and WTF??

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  16. 2Thick4you says:

    Cop holding onto him like he’s an uncontrolled animal O_o
    Smh unbelievable!!!! wow

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  17. Danny says:

    this is what kaepernick is kneeling for…this bullshit right here!!

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  18. BBallen says:

    When will some people understand that when you put your hands on someone you are automatically stripping them of their dignity!

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  19. Yvonne says:

    This makes me sick to my stomach.
    No Justice No PEACE!!!

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  20. Ashanti says:

    These fucking cops are out of control. it’s so fucking ridiculous that they abuse there power the way they do. it’s the fucking 21st century and we’re arresting a black man for walking on the shoulder of a road…are you FUCKING kidding me. racist pieces of shit . this guy needs to lose his job. Fa real!

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  21. RandomChick says:

    this is so fucked up…arrested for no reason. smh

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  22. Ebony says:

    when is enough enough!

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  23. Mittsey says:

    cop said your not being detained!
    but still handcuffed him. wtf?

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  24. ManUp says:

    I would’ve been pissed off too if some asshole was grabbing all up on me. Glad the lady spoke up in dudes defense though. Imagine how it’ll be if trump gets elected and cops are given permission to stop and frisk anyone nationwide?!
    This shit will turn into a fucking bloodbath.

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  25. Gia says:

    O_o surprised he didn’t get shot

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  26. Olivijah says:

    Wow!!! This could’ve been solved in a Nice Kind and Peaceful way without any unnecessary harassing…

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    • Bobby says:

      really? in what country?

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      • billy boy says:

        The officer wanted control over the black man, so he used his authority to intimidate and humiliate him. solve calmly and kindly? that wasn’t the plain clothes officer’s intent. Racist fuck.

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  27. Bird says:

    this is so wrong 😡

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  28. Lisa says:

    homeboy is going ape shit mad because the cops WON’T TAKE HIS HANDS OFF OF HIM. He’s a man! Not a kid! or an animal. The cop handled it all wrong. He violated that brotha

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  29. Lisa says:

    Whoooo thank God that women was video taping the whole thing. otherwise that man would’ve been dead.

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  30. Omar says:

    hard to have a conversation when someones is man handling you.

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  31. CorporateBitch says:

    he was manhandled and mistreated without any justification. This video went viral I hope he sues their asses.

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  32. billy boy says:

    The man was violated so what people gon do? I mean when is enough a fucking NUFF? Unbelievable.

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  33. Keisha says:

    Wow. each week it’s something different.

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  34. Ionna says:

    sad 😥 smh

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