Police pepper spray black teen because he couldn’t possibly be part of white family

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Andrew Bolt would argue that race had nothing to do with this if it happened to and Indigenous person in his Malvern

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

Foster parents Ricky and Stacy Tyler left the side entrance door unlocked for 18 year old DeShawn Currie, on Monday afternoon – aware DeShawn was coming home early that day to an empty house. A neighbor spotted the teen entering the home and called 911 to report a break in. Three officers responded in pavlovian fashion, handling the teen as a suspect rather than putting aside racial bias and giving the black kid the benefit of the doubt. After ordering DeShawn to put his hands on the door,

said DeShawn. “I was like, ‘For what? This is my house.’ I was like, ‘Why are y’all in here?'”

the cops pointed to photos of the Tyler’s three white children and decided he didn’t belong there. DeShawn…

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