Dajerria Becton

Texas elementary school teacher Karen Fitzgibbons took to Facebook to complain about police officer Eric Casebolt’s resignation following his actions during the infamous McKinney pool party where bikini-clad 15-year-old Dajerria Becton was thrown to the ground and brutalized. Her Facebook post read as follows: “This makes me ANGRY! This officer should not have to resign. I’m going […]

One of the women who allegedly began the racially-motivated altercation at the McKinney, Texas pool party has been suspended from her job, according to the Daily Kos. Tracey Carver-Allbritton, one of the women seen fighting Tatyana Rhodes during the McKinney pool party, was placed on administrative leave by her employer, Core Logic Inc. Allbritton was one of […]

Hours after Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, challenged national women’s organizations to speak out on the McKinney pool party incident where a 14-year-old Dajerria Becton was brutally forced to the ground, the National Organization for Women responded to the injustice. From the National Organization for Women: Washington, D.C. – We can only look with revulsion on […]

Former McKinney, Texas police officer Eric Casebolt is apologizing for his actions at a local pool party where he manhandled an unarmed 15-year-old girl in a bathing suit. Casebolt’s attorney, Jane Bishkin, confirmed that the 41-year-old’s decision to resign was for the safety of himself and fellow officers, according to The Guardian. Bishkin says Casebolt’s emotions were high […]

Now that Cpl. Eric Casebolt has resigned from the McKinney, Texas Police Department, the teen he arrested for allegedly interfering with his aggressive handling of 14-year-old Dajerria Becton has had all charges against him dropped, USA Today reports. Eighteen-year-old Adrian Martin was the only person arrested last Friday during the incident involving Casebolt and the teenage girl. […]

The McKinney, Texas police officer seen pushing a 15-year-old Black teenager to the ground during a pool party dispute has resigned. According to Fox4, a lawyer for Cpl. Eric Casebolt confirmed his resignation. Casebolt was placed on administrative leave following the surfacing of a disturbing video that showed him grabbing the Black teenager’s braids and […]

The teenager whose video of a McKinney, Texas police officer detaining and roughly handling Black youth at a pool party went viral last week is speaking out about the disturbing ordeal and the abuse he witnessed. Brandon Brooks, the 15-year-old White teenager responsible for bringing the officers’ controversial tactics to light, told NewsFix that he noticed […]

BREAKING: Say hello to Officer Eric Casebolt who just deleted all of his social media accounts. #McKinney pic.twitter.com/12gqt3dLJI — Bipartisan Report (@Bipartisanism) June 8, 2015 The actions of police officer Corporal Eric Casebolt at a pool party in McKinney, Texas have been dissected by over 5 million people, prompting an investigation by the McKinney Police Department. Casebolt […]

comments-ie. black kids should go back to public housing led to adult women fighting kids pic.twitter.com/5ZNSzZymzs@NewsRevo vid @k1dmars — Revolution News (@NewsRevo) June 7, 2015 When Miles Jai Thomas arrived at a teen birthday party Friday at the Craig Ranch North Community Pool in McKinney, Texas, the gates were open to everyone, he tells The […]

Pool just put up this sign supporting McKinney PD & thanking officers for their response Friday pic.twitter.com/P7bC9hULCF — Zahid Arab (@ZahidArabFox4) June 7, 2015 A now-viral video of a McKinney, Texas police officer grabbing a 15-year-old Black teenager by her braids and wrestling her to the ground at a pool party has sparked an investigation […]