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Baltimore protester moons riot police live on CNN

Actions speak louder than words.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Apr 27, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 11:35 pm CDT

In a country coming apart at the seams over systemic inequality and injustice, there’s just one man we can reasonably call a hero: This dancing dude who mooned some riot cops on live TV.

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We may never know the identity of this impish protester, whose bare backside was broadcast during a CNN report on continuing demonstrations in Baltimore following the April 19 death of Freddie Gray. But we can salute him all the same, even if CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin won’t.

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Always speak truth to power if you can—but watch your ass out there.

H/T Gawker | Photo via Janet Ramsden/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)  

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*First Published: Apr 27, 2015, 6:02 pm CDT