Jay Pharoah Says Cop Kneeled on His Neck After Being Stopped on a Jog

Jai Pharoah

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Jai Pharoah Says he “meets easily” meets a fortune George floydFollowing a recent encounter with officers from the Los Angeles Police Department.

In a video posted Friday on the comedian’s Instagram account, Farah described an alleged incident in which police stopped him walking on an LA sidewalk because he said he would have described a person as “fit” Is what they were trying to find. Shanivari Night Live Alum said that an officer put his experience on his neck, comparing his experience with fatal police custody George floyd.

The video of Faroha, which you can see below, is footage of the incident on a nearby security camera. Farah said it happened a week ago Ahmad ArbariShot while jogging in Georgia neighborhood, surfaced online in April.

Faroha said he was running with the Ventura Bowl, when he saw a police officer approach him from the left. He said, “I’m not thinking about it, because I’m a law-abiding citizen.”

Three other officers, with their “bang of guns,” said the Pharaoh, “Tell me to bring you to the ground, spread my arms. They put me in the shroud. The officer grabbed his knee, putting it on my neck.” Put it. It was not. ” T is as long as George Floyd, but I know how it sounds. I said, ‘Why are you doing this? What is wrong?’

Authorities allegedly told Farroha that they were “searching for a black man in the area with gray sweatspants and gray shirt.”

‘I told him,’ Now, Jai Pharaoh. You will see that you have made a big mistake, ” he said.

Sometime later, Faroha said she was released and the authorities apologized. I! News has reached LAPD for comment.

“I didn’t experience firsthand racism in America until this year, she then shared in the video. Black life always matters. My life matters. I’m still here to tell my story, but I’m easily a Ahmed could have been Amber or George Floyd. And I’m not, so I can tell my story. “

On Friday, Pharaoh appeared chit chat To carry forward the country’s high dialogue about racism.

“Other people can’t level with the same fear that I have. We shouldn’t be afraid to go to the grocery store, to get some gas, run down the street. It’s called human citizenship,” he said. said.

“That’s why everyone is protesting. The coronavirus put us in the house and George Floyd kicked us out of it. I feel good because it’s happening because it seems like everyone is just tired. Coronavirus gave us a chance to focus on what was happening. And actually put some things in order so that we could actually make some changes. “

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