2020-04-20 11:23:39

Black Miami Doctor Who Works with Homeless Says He Was Racially Profiled by Police

Democracy Now! continues their conversation with Dr. Armen Henderson, an African-American doctor in Miami who was handcuffed outside his home while preparing for a volunteer shift to help protect homeless people from the spread of COVID-19.

The encounter has sparked widespread outrage, and Miami’s police chief has now tested positive for COVID-19 and is in self-isolation. Dr Henderson has taken a test himself and is waiting for results — and accountability.

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