Civil Rights & Social Justice

The person accused of playing monkey sounds and racist music whenever his Black neighbors come and go from their home in Virginia Beach has reportedly been identified as John Michael Eskildsen, a nearly 50-year-old white man who lives with his mother.

While the Virginia Beach Police Department has formally apologized for the Dec. 19 incident, Jamar Mackey says it was an experience that he wouldn't wish on anyone.

A viral video shows Virginia Beach police falsely identify a Black man named Jamar Mackey, who was handcuffed while eating food with his family on Dec. 19.