Tag: Driving while black

Black Man Making A DoorDash Delivery Tased By Cop During Traffic Stop

Just a few days after a Black driver working on the set of Grey’s Anatomy sued the LAPD for falsely arresting him in front of the show’s crew last year, another Black man driving for a high-profile company experienced his own DWB situation thanks… Continue Reading “Black Man Making A DoorDash Delivery Tased By Cop During Traffic Stop”

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Driver Files $20M Lawsuit On LAPD For Wrongful Arrest In Front Of Crew

You never know how things are going to turn out when it comes to a DWB — “Driving While Black,” that is — which, although said in jest, is a real-life issue that many African Americans experience daily. A driver for ABC’s long-running hit… Continue Reading “‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Driver Files $20M Lawsuit On LAPD For Wrongful Arrest In Front Of Crew”

Black FedEx Driver Demands Hate Crime Charges For White Father/Son Duo That Shot At His Truck

History has an odd way of repeating itself, and one Black FedEx driver in Brookhaven, Mississippi unfortunately found himself in a similar situation as the late Ahmaud Arbery after his delivery van was shot at and chased down by a white father and his… Continue Reading “Black FedEx Driver Demands Hate Crime Charges For White Father/Son Duo That Shot At His Truck”

Black FedEx Driver Demands Hate Crime Charges For White Father/Son Duo That Shot At His Truck

History has an odd way of repeating itself, and one Black FedEx driver in Brookhaven, Mississippi unfortunately found himself in a similar situation as the late Ahmaud Arbery after his delivery van was shot at and chased down by a white father and his… Continue Reading “Black FedEx Driver Demands Hate Crime Charges For White Father/Son Duo That Shot At His Truck”

DWB: Black Google Manager Says Security Stopped Him, Took His Badge & Questioned His Employment

While most people use the term “DWB” in jest — that’s “driving while Black” for all the visitors out there — there’s actually many real-life examples throughout history of African American men and women being pulled over for simply having melanated skin. Unfortunately, even… Continue Reading “DWB: Black Google Manager Says Security Stopped Him, Took His Badge & Questioned His Employment”

Are Black Drivers In Chicago Pulled Over By Police 7 Times More Than White People?

Whether or not you’re familiar with the term “driving while Black,” unfortunately many of us not only do but have personal experiences of racially motivated run-ins with police while on the road. Over in Chicago, data taken from the Illinois Traffic and Pedestrian Stop… Continue Reading “Are Black Drivers In Chicago Pulled Over By Police 7 Times More Than White People?”