November 18, 2013
Police officers in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, recorded humiliating videos of black men in Detroit and texted the videos to friends, according to a recent news story.
The Motor City Muckracker obtained the videos from a source whose identity was withheld due to safety concerns. Investigative journalist Steve Neavling declined to publish all the videos, describing them as “humiliating.”
The two he did publish depict black men making ape-like faces and motions on the orders of police, who filmed them.
An officer identified as Mike Najm instructs one black man to “Go ahead. Do your song.” Another photo shows a black man riding in the back of a wagon attached to a truck. The officer who texted the picture included the caption, “Got to love the coloreds.”
This article was posted: Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:33 am