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The story behind the viral video of police drawing guns on a black man in California

Sky Holsey, who shared a video of police pointing guns at William Ewell in Hawthorne, California, talks to the France 24 Observers about what she saw.
Sky Holsey, who shared a video of police pointing guns at William Ewell in Hawthorne, California, talks to the France 24 Observers about what she saw.

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A video of police officers drawing guns on a kneeling black man in Hawthorne, California, went viral in June. Sky Holsey, a rapper, saw William Ewell with his arms behind his hand as officers swarmed around him and began filming the scene. Many online users said her intervention may have prevented the scene from turning deadly.

In our show, Holsey tells us about what she saw and why she felt compelled to film it.