Black Indiana Man Feared Lynching By White Mob During 4th Of July Attack

Written by on July 6, 2020

A Black man from Indiana says he feared for his life throughout a heated encounter with a bunch of white males captured in a viral video from this Fourth of July weekend. 

Vauhxx Rush Booker shared the video (see beneath) on Fb and recounted the story. He defined that on Saturday whereas strolling with a buddy, he was confronted by an inebriated man sporting a Accomplice flag hat who instructed them they have been on non-public property. Booker and a buddy had taken a path on non-public property they have been unaware they didn’t have permission to cross. As he and his buddy have been leaving, in accordance with Booker, they encountered a number of extra offended white males and the lads then attacked them from behind. 

“The 5 have been in a position to simply overwhelm me and received me to the bottom and dragged me pinning my physique towards a tree as they started pounding on my head and ripped off a few of my hair, with a number of of them nonetheless on high of my physique holding me down,” Booker wrote within the submit. He even alleged one of many perpetrators jumped on his neck. The boys may also be heard shouting racist feedback at somebody behind the digital camera, referring to them as a “nappy-head b****.”

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Vauhxx Rush Booker on Sunday, July 5, 2020

Quite a few passersby who heard the commotion tried to assist because the alleged attackers pinned Booker towards a tree and instructed them, “we’re going to interrupt his arms,” whereas instructing their friends to “get a noose,” Booker wrote. The Indiana Division of Pure Sources responded to the scene in accordance with Booker, however they “refused to arrest any of those people.”

Booker, who’s traumatized by the incident, shared his story out of concern for the protection of different Black individuals ought to they cross the trail’s of the perpetrators once more. “I don’t wish to recount this, however I used to be virtually the sufferer of an tried lynching,” Booker wrote on Fb. “I don’t need this to have occurred to me or anybody.”

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Vauhxx Rush Booker on Sunday, July 5, 2020

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