The Outrageously Inhumane Treatment of Darrin Manning by Philadelphia Police
Thanks to Caleb for doing a wonderful job reporting on this. I had copied a news blurb in Open Discussion, but this article is a full report. (Caleb clarified that he did not write the content but got approval to present the content on his blog.) Thanks Caleb, for taking that time.
Darrin Manning requires emergency surgery on genitals
By Ethan Jury
JANUARY 18, 2014
Darrin Manning, a 16-year-old high school basketball player was brutally assaulted by police Jan. 7 in Philadelphia, receiving emergency surgery on his genitals following the arrest.
Manning had been walking to a basketball game with his entire team, wearing hats and scarves given to them by their principal to protect them from the cold, when they were approached by police, sending the group running—all except Manning, who felt he had done nothing wrong.
Police allege that they had observed a group of males covering their faces with ski masks but this is clearly another case of racist profiling by police that has become a common theme throughout the country.
Manning was stopped by a police officer who alleges that he…
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