Texas: Charges Dropped against Black Teen Arrested Walking Home from Work during Winter Storm

By Serran Soledad Eighteen-year-old Black high school student and Walmart worker Rodney Reese was arrested, and charged with “pedestrian in a roadway” by the Plano, Texas police on February 16, while walking home during the major winter storm which struck the entire state. The charges were dropped a week later after his family spoke out and the incident garnered widespread outrage. Released body-cam footage shows … Continue reading Texas: Charges Dropped against Black Teen Arrested Walking Home from Work during Winter Storm