Thousands Protest Brutal Police Treatment Of Black Teens In McKinney, Texas

Think Progress, By Judd Legum, June 8

The brutal treatment of black teens by police in McKinney, Texas has become an international story. The images of an officer grabbing a 15-year-old girl in a bathing suit by the hair, slamming her on the concrete and holding her face-down were everywhere.

Monday night in McKinney thousands of people returned to the scene. Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson was there and documented the protest on Twitter and Vine.

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