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Tyler Perry

Racist traffic stop

5 Apr, 2012

Perry accuses two officers of racially profiling him during a traffic stop in Atlanta, GA. Perry makes a left turn from the right lane to ensure he isn’t being followed when two white officers pull him over for an illegal turn.

I was harassed by two hostile white officers until a black cop arrived to the scene and recognized me. The black cop immediately took both officers to the back of my car and spoke to them in a hushed tone. After that, one of the officers stayed near his car while one came back, very apologetic. I said, all of that to say this: do you see how quickly this could have turned for the worse?