National Organization For Women Responds To The McKinney Incident
Hours after Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, challenged national women’s organizations to speak out on the McKinney pool party incident where a 14-year-old Dajerria Becton was brutally forced to the ground, the National Organization for Women responded to the injustice.
On Wednesday, NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory, Media Consultant/Host, WEAA 88.9FM Baltimore Catalina Byrd, Lifestyle & Political BloggerDru Ealons,and Program Coordinator of Civil, Human & Women’s Rights, AFL-CIO Tiffany Dena Loftin, discussed the response from NOW.
Eric Casebolt, McKinney Officer Seen Dragging Black Teenager At Pool Party, Resigns
The McKinney, Texas police officer seen pushing a 15-year-old Black teenager to the ground during a pool party dispute has resigned.
According to Fox4, a lawyer for Cpl. Eric Casebolt confirmed his resignation. Casebolt was placed on administrative leave following the surfacing of a disturbing video that showed him grabbing the Black teenager’s braids and pinning her to the ground while she lay in only a bathing suit. Teenagers and a handful of adults who were at the pool during the time of the incident say Casebolt targeted Black youth, skipping over the White teenagers who attended the pool party.