New video has emerged of a savage police beating in Eastpointe, Michigan, where a black man arrested for drunk driving was battered so brutally he lost vision in his right eye. On Aug. 10, 2015, Frankie Taylor made the mistake of having a couple too many drinks and then driving home. He was taken to the police station and was feeling a little sassy.
“If you keep acting like a child, you’re going to get strapped in that chair and you’re going to stay there.” said an officer to Taylor. Taylor then fell over, prompting them to strap him into a chair – which, correct me if I’m wrong, is not standard DUI processing procedure.
The station surveillance cameras then record the horrific assault that will make your blood run cold. “Stop resisting.” says an unemotional officer before striking the restrained Taylor in the head. “Stop resisting. Stop resisting. Stop resisting.” he repeats over and over again, raining blow after blow on the defenseless citizen.
Taylor was beaten until he loses consciousness, after which he was taken to jail without treatment for the massive head trauma he had endured. His attorney James Rasor commented to the media that “You want to protect people from this type of brutality by police forces. White folks were allowed to use the phone by police officers; even one who had urinated in his pants was allowed to use the phone. Frankie Taylor wasn’t, and the only difference is that Frankie Taylor happens to be African-American.”
Once again, the police forces of America are exposed abusing African-American citizens for no apparent reason. The bloodlust on display in this video is shocking, but sadly familiar.
Watch it here (WARNING: graphic violence):
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This is a staff report from former Occupy Democrats Editor in Chief Colin Taylor or contributor Rob Haffney.