A person was arrested in Toronto Saturday after exhibiting up to an anti-racism protest whereas wearing blackface.
The person, whose identify was not launched by officers, was filmed getting right into a shouting match with demonstrators after protest organizers requested him to depart.
“If I would like to put this on my face then I can put this on my face!” the person may be heard saying in the clip earlier than he was positioned in custody.
“You’re f–king disrespectful!” a demonstrator shouts again. “You’re a disgrace to all who got here right here.”
The person then introduced, “I’m not making an attempt to be disrespectful–” nevertheless it appeared clear in the clip that not one of the protesters purchased that declare.
The demonstration was one in all a number of to happen Saturday in response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has sparked world protests in opposition to police brutality and racism.
Toronto bike police have been filmed hauling him off as he continued to shout out protesters.
Police initially informed International Information he was arrested for breach of the peace and charged, however later informed the outlet no prices have been made and “inquiries proceed.”