People (presumably white) are at it again with calling the cops every time they see a brown person doing literally anything. This time it happened to Texas newscaster Homa Bash and her cameraman, who were stopped by the cops after reports of “Hispanic-looking woman & black man with a suspicious white truck & camera.”
When you get the cops called because a 'Hispanic-looking woman & black man with a suspicious white truck & camera' are near a school 😂 pic.twitter.com/6wuMmXzliV— Homa Bash (@HomaBashWEWS) October 12, 2016
Shout out to @PlanoPoliceDept Officer Hunter for being so cool & letting us do our jobs 🙌🏾— Homa Bash (@HomaBashWEWS) October 12, 2016
Bash, who is actually Indian, (but that’s beside the point) tweeted about the incident, saying Plano Police were chill about the whole thing. But others responded with similar experiences of being assumed suspicious because of their looks.
Had the same thing happen to me once in New York. So whenever I knock on doors I always have my station micro phone out— Michael Baldwin (@baldwinreports) October 12, 2016
I got pulled over during my daily run for looking suspicious. They said I "took off fast" when I saw them. "Um, thanks?"— Rene Lopez (@vitamin_ne) October 12, 2016
//@HomaBashNBC5 Same thing happened to me when I was 16; Was walking out of a park in a mostly white neighborhood. It's just life (sadly). 😔— Brad Davis (@Bgamer90) October 13, 2016