In a video posted to Twitter, a white man is seen pressuring an LAPD officer to get into his car after intimidating people on an LA boardwalk.

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‘This is what should be done with white privilege’: Video shows white man pressuring cops to leave area where they were harassing people

'I have zero time for yts who have anything less than this energy.'

 

Tricia Crimmins

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Published Jul 19, 2021   Updated Jul 21, 2021, 9:21 am CDT

In a video posted on Twitter on July 17, a white man is seen yelling at a Los Angeles police officer who allegedly had been intimidating people on a public boardwalk.

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“Get the fuck in the car, tough guy!” the man says to a cop, who quickly gets into his vehicle.

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The man is being praised on Twitter for his usage of his own white privilege. Some are calling him an accomplice to the Black Lives Matter movement.

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“I have zero time for yts who have anything less than this energy,” @AngryBlkHoemo tweeted about the video.

As noted on Twitter, the white man’s ability to yell at a police officer without the cop retaliating—as far as the video shows—is an example of white privilege.

Many capitol rioters, a majority of them white, brutalized cops, were arrested, and given their due process. Meanwhile, Black people in America have been shot and killed by cops for simply walking home from a convenience store (Manuel Ellis), or holding a cell phone (Stephon Clark, Andre Hill).

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The Daily Dot has reached out to the LAPD and Twitter user @ManarJarban, who posted the video.


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*First Published: Jul 19, 2021, 2:19 pm CDT