Black Teens Cuffed for Selling Water on National Mall. Photos show kids handcuffed. US Park Police say they sold water illegally on National Mall. Witness @timkrepp tells me police went too far.
They can’t find the people hanging nooses all over federal grounds but those Park Police are on it when it comes to illegal water selling.
A photo showing three African-American teens handcuffed on the mall for selling water in extreme heat has sparked outrage, more proof that black teens are over policed and shown exactly which spaces they are welcome in.
WJLA reports that a city council member wrote to the head of the agency demanding answers about the Thursday incident.