The video, shot in the streets of Galveston, Tex., two weeks ago, shows two police officers on horseback leading 43-year-old Donald Neely, a Black man, with a rope. The video caused national outrage, condemnation and calls for the offending officers to be fired as people likened the incident to the…
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Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump Demands Galveston, Texas Police Department Release Bodycam Footage of Mounted White Officers Leading Black Man With Rope
A photo of two mounted white Galveston, Texas police officers leading a handcuffed Black man with a rope evoked imagery of Antebellum-era slave catchers for many, sparking an outrage last week that led the Galveston Police Chief to issue a public apology to the suspect, Donald Neely, and his family….