A week after they were arrested at Wolfchase Galleria — one for allegedly refusing an order to take off his hoodie and then returning to the mall, the other for recording the police encounter — Montavious Smith and Kevin McKenzie met to discuss the experience. MLK50 sat down with both men at a restaurant Saturday. Below is their story.
Why I stood up against racial hoodie profiling at a Memphis mall
I wasn’t expecting a ride in handcuffs to the Shelby County Jail when I decided to observe a security guard at the Wolfchase Galleria trail a group of young black men like a cat trailing mice. But as…
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