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‘I was humiliated’: Black ex-NBA player says Georgia cops searched car for drugs because he ‘fit the look’

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A former NBA point guard says he was racially profiled by Georgia police looking for drugs during a traffic stop.

Anthony Morrow, who played nine seasons in the NBA, was stopped Thursday night by police in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, while picking up his daughter for a visit, reported the Charlotte Observer.

The 31-year-old Morrow said he was driving the speed limit on Interstate 85 when officers pulled him over and questioned him for no reason about drugs in the car.

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“No probable cause, no drug scent, no indication of me being intoxicated,” Morrow posted on his Instagram account. “I posted this to let people know profiling is REAL no matter what your profession is. I fit the look of a guy driving a certain car that would have drugs and money in my car so I got randomly pulled over and violated.”

Morrow said police tore apart his car looking for drugs without probable cause but didn’t find anything.

“I was humiliated on the side of the road,” Morrow told the newspaper. “I had my (car’s) hood up and the trunk up. How much more did they need?”

Morrow said he filed an official complaint about the incident, but it’s not clear which department he contacted.

The Commerce police chief said George State Patrol troopers conducted the traffic stop, but representatives with that agency have not commented.

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Same cops pulled him over saw me drive past and pulled me over. I'm using my platform for awareness. In the end They didn't find shit bc I didn't have shit and they tried to play it off as 'We're just doing our job' No probable cause, no drug scent, No indication of me being intoxicated. I posted this to let people know profiling is REAL no matter what your profession is. I fit the look of a guy driving a certain car that would have drugs and money in my car so I got randomly pulled over and violated. Officer Fuller and Officer Fleming down in Commerce, Georgia damn near pulled my car apart looking for drugs and money. Let's be clear I'm NOT with that F*ck the Police shit. I have Two uncles that are Sheriffs here in Charlotte, North Carolina and I would never want anything bad to happen to them. But we need to hold the unlawful and bad cops accountable.

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Trump shows all the signs of being ‘rattled’ now that the White House is under siege from protesters: columnist

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In a column for the Atlantic, longtime political observer Peter Nicholas stated that Donald Trump is showing all the signs of a scared man as massive protests have broken out across the country over the murder of George Floyd at the hands of four former Minneapolis cops -- and angry Americans are taking their case all the way up to the White House gates.

As Nicholas wrote, "Presidents live within a protective cocoon built and continually fortified for one purpose: keeping them alive. But inside the White House compound these days, Donald Trump seems rattled by what’s transpiring outside the windows of his historic residence."

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In an interview with MSNBC's Molly Hunter, a Black Londoner explained why he turned out for a protest near Trafalgar Square in support of Americans who have hit the streets in the U.S. over the murder of George Floyd by four former Minneapolis police officers.

According to the man -- identified as Daniel and who was wearing a COVID-19 mask and a New York Yankees hat -- his brother was also murdered by police and the cops walked free.

"You've been marching all day," Hunter began. "Look, I have two questions for you: what was it like watching the U.S. this week from London? Does it resonate?

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Denver cops busted for doing drive-by shootings of anti-police brutality protesters

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In a video posted to Twitter, a young Denver man protesting the killing of George Floyd at the hands of four former Minnesota police officers, found himself on the receiving end of an attack by police himself as he filmed them riding on the side of a truck -- only to have his phone hit by a fired police projectile while still in his hand.

According to Rachelle D'nae, a staff writer at Slate, her brother went to the Denver protest and was filming the officers when the incident occurred.

"My older brother went to a protest in Denver last night. as the police were leaving, one of them shot him with a pepper pellet that smashed the back of his phone and exploded in his face. they were ~30 feet from each other and it looks like the officer aimed directly at his face," she wrote before adding in a second tweet, "when my brother told me he was going I prepared for the worst. I made sure he had my number memorized so I could bail him out if I needed to and I sat up until he made it home, trying not to cry as he told me he had been tear-gassed."

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