Now yoga can be added to the list of normal activities black people might engage in that get the cops called on them.
Ezekiel Phillips claims that he was sitting in his car, resting before his yoga class and listening to a Bikram Yoga CD, when a white woman confronted him, telling him that he didn’t belong in the area.
“You’re not supposed to be here. This is a good neighborhood,” he recalled to FOX 11.
“At that moment I’m like, ‘wait hold up’. Have a good day ma’am. Namaste. And I rolled my window up,” he said.
She started taking video, and so did he. Then the woman called Long Beach police.
In the 911 call, obtained by FOX 11, the woman can be heard grousing that the man was unfamiliar.
“I noticed him two houses up from my parents’ house and I’m like, you know and he’s waving to me. I don’t know who he is.“
She added, “I go ‘why are you sitting in your car in our neighborhood? And he goes ‘I’m resting’ and I’m like you weren’t two blocks back’’.”
Phillips decided to stick it out. “I thought about it. ‘If I leave, it’s looking like I’m guilty of whatever she’s talking about.”
Police arrived and Phillips wasn’t charged with anything.
Video shows alleged white supremacist being forced to clean black man’s truck after throwing bottle
A video has gone viral on Twitter of a white man with at least one swastika tattoo being forced to clean a black man's car after throwing a bottle at it.
The video shows a bloodied white man after taking his shirt off to wipe down the side of the car. The tweet says, "This racist ass white boy threw a bottle at my cousin’s truck and well.... here’s the aftermath lmaooo"
The man filming the video tells the white man, "What's your f*cking problem?"
"I don't have a problem," the white man replies.
"I could split your other side," the man filming the video says.
‘Here is your 2 minutes of hate from a noun a verb and 9-11’: Rudy Giuliani ripped after lying about Rep. Omar
Former lawyer to President Donald Trump went nuts spreading lies about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Twitter Sunday, and what followed was a flood of people calling him out.
There is nothing racist about @realDonaldTrump. The criticism of#Squad is because of their hateful views of our federal agents, anti-semitism,referring to us as garbage etc.Have you ever heard them say,with its faults,the USA is the greatest country on earth. Maybe we can agree?
Trump’s racist attacks on Dem lawmakers are a test run in case he faces Kamala Harris in 2020: MSNBC contributor
Speaking with host Alex Witt on Sunday afternoon, an MSNBC contributor speculated that Donald Trump's racist attack on four female Democrats -- none of whom are white -- was a test run to see how far he can go attacking Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) should she be his opponent in the 2020 general election.
According to Democratic strategist Don Calloway, Trump may not have a grand strategy, but he's in "campaign mode" which brings out his barely concealed inner-racist.
"I'm not one to ascribe a strategy to the president when it's clear he's not a deep thinker, but he is, however, in campaign mode," he explained. "I see this as a good campaign device for him to gin up his base, fueled by the xenophobia and race-based hatred."