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‘Handcuffed and prone’: Lawsuit details arrest of Black CNN guard targeted for simply doing his job.

June 1, 2021

DAILY KOS, June 1, 2021:

A Black security guard hired to protect journalists covering protests after George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis is suing the Minnesota State Patrol after troopers arrested him and bypassed white members of the media. Renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who is representing Cooper along with two other law firms, said in a news release on Tuesday that “ironically” Cooper was hired to protect journalists a day after other journalists of color were arrested while doing their jobs.

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