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‘Just ‘Cause I'm Black': Teen Arrested For Walking In Street During Texas Snow Storm Speaks Out

8 days ago   |   By News One

Ateenager who was seemingly racially profiled in Texas for walking while Black has had all charges against him dropped days after his arrest for walking in the street during last week's historic snowstorm that crippled most of the state. The dropped charges against Rodney Reese were announced Sunday, but not before the 18-year-old could speak out about the encounter with Plano police that was captured on bodycam video and released following community backlash from the arrest.
Reese, wearing only a t-shirt and jeans, was carrying groceries while walking home alone on a street with no cars...
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