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DJ Moodymann says he was outdoors of his personal property when he had an aggressive run in with Detroit police. The violent video beneath, which is making its rounds on-line, exhibits officers screaming at him whereas pointing an assault rifle straight at his face.
Moodymann, actual title Kenny Dixon Jr., claims he went to jail regardless of being on his personal property along with his personal set of keys. It’s unclear what went on earlier than or after the video clip was taken, however any method you take a look at this, it’s critically disturbing.
In his since eliminated publish, Moodymann explains what occurred from his perspective…
“HP police came n (MY BACKYARD)demanding proof of ownership and this is how they reacted,” he wrote. “(Went 2 jail again)charged me 4 Breaking and entering on my own property even though I had keys.what u can’t c is 9 other officers pointing there AR15 directly at my head …next time just pull the MF trigger let’s get this shit over with (I’m tired) I’m so tired.”
The Black Madonna, amongst others have spoken out concerning the incident since seeing the footage…
Kenny is a good man. He’s a person of peace. We should cease terrorizing black males. The sound of his voice is one thing that can hang-out. I’m so glad they didn’t shoot. Thank god they didn’t, however fuck this.
Again, black lives matter. Black lives matter.
— THE BLACK MADONNA (@blackmadonnachi) January 16, 2019
The video has been reposted beneath, however honest warning — it’s not straightforward to observe.