By G. Brown
First, I want to disagree with the title. It’s a direct quote from the subject of this article, Miss Angela Whitehead of Billings, Montana. Keep reading and see if you don’t agree the local police actually did pick the ‘RIGHT Black Girl on the RIGHT DAY!
Whitehead has become the queen of the internet after her confrontation with police who barged into her home went viral.
The officers claimed they heard a noise and that’s why they let themselves in…later in the exchange it became we got a call, but whatever lead them to Angela’s door was a God send for Black people who are fed up with seeing bullies with badges and guns brutalize Black folks.
Make no mistake, this video is brutal. But it’s the Black lady dishing out the brutal verbal take down of the officers.
Check this out…
Billings officer walks into this sisters home without permission and she forces them to leave pic.twitter.com/ZRhoXahqpy
— Brother Tyrone X (@tyrone345345) May 1, 2019
Well, all we can say to Angela is
Angela stood her ground and that ground was solid as she explained to the officers what they were doing wrong. She knew her rights and made it clear to the officers that they had no right to come into her home without permission or a warrant.
Angela may not be a lawyer, but she represented.
— BARBIEFROMDABLOCK (@heinuhai) May 3, 2019
He was really trying to use her own voice as an excuse to harass her and violate her rights
— the jabari chief’s main piece (@monteyjames91) May 3, 2019
At a certain point black people we have to start collecting names, badge numbers, faces, and departments collectively to shut these civil rights violating klan’s member people down!
— Christopher White (@CW843) May 3, 2019
The moment where the police tries to say that the guy is speaking like a “responsible adult” as an excuse to ignore her after she’s already asked them to leave once is the moment I would’ve lost my sh*t too. #SHEro #SayThatSis #NotToday
— Nesha Ward (@neshaward) May 3, 2019
Twitter had Angela’s back on this one and it’s a good thing since whoever that ‘Kevin’ guy we hear in the background obviously didn’t have it. He kept trying to interrupt as the voice of reason and politeness but came off sounding like Samuel L. Jackson’s ‘Stephen’ from “Django”. One of the officers even referred to off-camera-Kevin as the “responsible adult” at one point. Angela even put Kevin in check telling him to shut up…she was handling it.
Even though she was angry and yelling, Angela still had her wits about her to explain that she was yelling because she was scared and didn’t know if she had two ‘black people killers’ imvading her space where her kids also lived.
While Angela yelled at the officers and lived to see it go viral on the internet, others have not been that fortunate. Angela was the right Black girl but she had the right White officers–ones who backed off when yelled at instead of drawing their guns. From Eric Garner to Sandra Bland, we’ve all seen other viral videos of what can happen when White officers feel they are disrespected or threatened by Blacks.