Florida Man Tasered, Arrested for Walking While Black

It's still dangerous to be black in Florida.

By Jamilah King Sep 13, 2013

Bobby Wingate is a black man who lives in Jacksonville, Florida who was only trying to get to an appointment when he was stopped by a local police officer, beaten, tasered, and arrested. A judge later dropped all charges against Wingate, but the police officer involved in the incident is still on the job and his department has not launched an internal investigation. Wingate says that he wants an apology from the officer, but adds: "If I ever see him again, and he needs my help for something, I’ll help him."

(h/t Gawker)