I spend much of my time in a suit and tie with my top button done up and my sensible shoes neatly polished. When it comes to work, my appearance is about communicating professionalism and confidence. But, as in any walk of life, the Westminster dress code is also about fitting in. In western societies, this begins with expectant parents choosing pink or blue and ends with black-clad funeral corteges.
On cam: Black man in US dies of suffocation after cops put hood on him
Police use of spit hoods scrutinized after Black man’s death in Rochester - bppcolor.info
Shawn Kimmitz said in a video statement posted to social media. Deputies made contact with the subject who claimed he was conducting a social experiment. Deputies warned him about wearing a mask in public and he left the scene, Kimmitz said. Virginia law prohibits wearing masks with the intent to conceal identity in public.
Prude was from Chicago and had just arrived in Rochester for a visit with his brother. Prude, who is Black, had been taken into custody for a mental health evaluation about eight hours before the encounter that led to his death. His death received no public attention until Wednesday, when his family held a news conference and released police body camera video and written reports they obtained through a public records request. Prude had been traumatized by the deaths of his mother and a brother in recent years, having lost another brother before that, his aunt Letoria Moore said in an interview. She knew her nephew had some psychological issues, she said.
Cephas Williams is tired of how people look at him when he wears his hoodie. The year-old is an entrepreneur from New Cross, south-east London, who works in the community. But he says people don't see him for the person he is - and are quick to judge and stereotype him.