As if going via excessive monetary strife isn’t sufficient, a White jogger from Oakland, California, dismantled the encampment of a homeless man named Drew and tossed his possessions into a close-by lake.
The unidentified jogger was confronted by passersby for destroying the possessions and he was referred to as out for trashing the lake, in line with AJ+.
— JJ Harris (@techboogie) June 9, 2018
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf condemned the jogger as effectively, saying, “It’s not applicable to take somebody’s belongings, it’s not applicable to trash out stunning Lake Merritt.”
Coincidentally, the park close to Lake Merritt is identical space a White lady referred to as police on a Black household for barbecuing.
For the reason that video went viral, Oakland residents have supplied Drew with new garments and blankets.
“I’m appreciative for it. I’m nonetheless smiling you already know?” Drew stated concerning the donations.
Take a look at this video, created by AJ+.
That is the second a jogger dismantles and tosses the belongings of a homeless man right into a lake. pic.twitter.com/aPkk5zKnwp
— AJ+ (@ajplus) June 11, 2018