Add comment on:UC Berkeley Students Arrested, Tackled for “Walking while Black” and Copwatching
On Friday, May 2nd, a male African American UC Berkeley Student was arrested for jaywalking, or "walking while black". When his companions protested the unfairness of his arrest and filmed the officers, police proceeded to tackle and body slam one of the women taking footage.
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