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When white privilege can go wrong.

Man the police have really been on a roll lately.


Apparently it's not only black men who get the business from folks who swear "to protect and serve"; it seems that black women have been catching it as well.


Now comes another story from Los Angeles where a sister was profiled and arrested for....wait for it...showing public displays of affection with her white husband.


"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts says she was accosted by police and handcuffed on Thursday in Los Angeles after being mistaken for a prostitute.Watts, who played house slave "CoCo" in "Django" and is Martin Lawrence's daughter on the new FX comedy "Partners," shared the news on Facebook.


"Today I was handcuffed and detained by 2 police officers from the Studio City Police Department after refusing to agree that I had done something wrong by showing affection, fully clothed, in a public place," she wrote.


Watts also posted a picture of herself sobbing as she stood in front of an office in shorts, a t-shirt, and running shoes.


An LAPD public information officer said there was no record of the incident as Watts wasn't arrested or brought into the station for questioning.


According to Watts and her husband Brian James Lucas, Studio City police mistook the couple for a prostitute and john after they showed public displays of affection. Watts refused to show her ID to the cops, and was therefore handcuffed and seated in the back of their car until they could figure out who she was. They let her go quickly afterward." [Source]


The message here is this: Sisters, if you are married to (or dating) a white man, be very careful how you interact with him in public; sadly, you could be mistaken for a prostitute.


Her poor husband got a white privilege reality check. I am not sure that he signed up for this when he linked up with this sister, but now he knows.


Another white person now understands what it feels like to have white privilege go wrong. Like the husband of Daniele Watts, her situation was brought on by her interaction with Negroes.

"SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — A woman has criticized police in the Utah County city of Saratoga Springs over the fatal shooting of her 22-year-old son, saying she believes the outcome would have been different had he not been black.


Susan Hunt of Saratoga Springs said her family wants answers about what happened leading up to Wednesday's shooting by officers of her son, Darrien Hunt.


On Saturday afternoon, law enforcement authorities issued a statement saying that the man lunged at officers with a sword.


The Deseret News reported that police say they were called about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday to investigate a "suspicious" man walking near businesses along Redwood Road while carrying a "Samurai-type sword."


Before the statement was issued, Susan Hunt told the Deseret News: "They killed my son because he's black. No white boy with a little sword would they shoot while he's running away.


"Those stupid cops thought they had to murder over a toy. This is my baby. This is my family. And they ruined my family."


The city on Friday issued a statement saying the shooting was under investigation by the county attorney's office.


"We sympathize with Mr. Hunt's family during this difficult time," the statement says. "Any claim that our officers' actions were a result of Mr. Hunt's race is completely unfounded and speculative. Our officers responded to a call for service and addressed the situation that was presented to them."


Based on the limited information the family has been given, Susan Hunt said, it believes a shot was fired by police during the confrontation and multiple shots were fired after he ran away."


"When the officers made contact with Mr. Hunt, he brandished the sword and lunged toward the officers with the sword, at which time Mr. Hunt was shot," Utah County Chief Deputy Attorney Tim Taylor said in a statement. [Source]


Ms. Hunt, welcome to our world. Please keep talking about your experience to white America. Maybe they will understand what it's like a little better if it's coming from you.



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Man the police have really been on a roll lately.

Apparently it’s not only black men who get the business from folks who swear “to protect and serve“; it seems that black women have been catching it as well.

Now comes another story from Los Angeles where a sister was profiled and arrested for….wait for it…showing public displays of affection with her white husband.

“Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts says she was accosted by police and handcuffed on Thursday in Los Angeles after being mistaken for a prostitute.Watts, who played house slave “CoCo” in “Django” and is Martin Lawrence’s daughter on the new FX comedy “Partners,” shared the news on Facebook.


“Today I was handcuffed and detained by 2 police officers from the Studio City Police Department after refusing to agree that I had done something wrong by showing affection, fully clothed, in a public place,” she wrote.


Watts also posted a picture of herself sobbing as she stood in front of an office in shorts, a t-shirt, and running shoes.

An LAPD public information officer said there was no record of the incident as Watts wasn’t arrested or brought into the station for questioning.


According to Watts and her husband Brian James Lucas, Studio City police mistook the couple for a prostitute and john after they showed public displays of affection. Watts refused to show her ID to the cops, and was therefore handcuffed and seated in the back of their car until they could figure out who she was. They let her go quickly afterward.” [Source]

The message here is this: Sisters, if you are married to (or dating) a white man, be very careful how you interact with him in public; sadly, you could be mistaken for a prostitute.

Her poor husband got a white privilege reality check. I am not sure that he signed up for this when he linked up with this sister, but now he knows.

Another white person now understands what it feels like to have white privilege go wrong. Like the husband of Daniele Watts, her situation was brought on by her interaction with Negroes.

“SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — A woman has criticized police in the Utah County city of Saratoga Springs over the fatal shooting of her 22-year-old son, saying she believes the outcome would have been different had he not been black.

Susan Hunt of Saratoga Springs said her family wants answers about what happened leading up to Wednesday’s shooting by officers of her son, Darrien Hunt.


On Saturday afternoon, law enforcement authorities issued a statement saying that the man lunged at officers with a sword.


The Deseret News reported that police say they were called about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday to investigate a “suspicious” man walking near businesses along Redwood Road while carrying a “Samurai-type sword.”


Before the statement was issued, Susan Hunt told the Deseret News: “They killed my son because he’s black. No white boy with a little sword would they shoot while he’s running away.


Those stupid cops thought they had to murder over a toy. This is my baby. This is my family. And they ruined my family.”


The city on Friday issued a statement saying the shooting was under investigation by the county attorney’s office.


“We sympathize with Mr. Hunt’s family during this difficult time,” the statement says. “Any claim that our officers’ actions were a result of Mr. Hunt’s race is completely unfounded and speculative. Our officers responded to a call for service and addressed the situation that was presented to them.”


Based on the limited information the family has been given, Susan Hunt said, it believes a shot was fired by police during the confrontation and multiple shots were fired after he ran away.”


“When the officers made contact with Mr. Hunt, he brandished the sword and lunged toward the officers with the sword, at which time Mr. Hunt was shot,” Utah County Chief Deputy Attorney Tim Taylor said in a statement. [Source]

Ms. Hunt, welcome to our world. Please keep talking about your experience to white America. Maybe they will understand what it’s like a little better if it’s coming from you.


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