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What appears to be another case of a white guy calling police on a black man who’s done nothing wrong is just that — but there’s even more sadness behind the persecution of San Francisco software designer Wesly Michel.
On the Fourth of July, Michel posted video of a white man calling police on him while he was entering a building the caller and his son had just exited. Michel said he was there to visit a friend and told the white man, identified by Essence as Christopher Cukor, that he didn’t need to answer to him.
When Cukor asked Michel for his friend’s name and instructed him to phone that person from a ground floor call box to prove his claim, Michel started shooting video.
Cukor proceeded to dial 911 while his young son cried and begged his father not to report Michel for trespassing.
“Daddy, I don’t like this, don’t do this,” the boy cried. “I agree with him. Don’t do this.” Continue Reading