The folks over at Simple Misfits decided to see if there is a difference when a white guy breaks into a car and when a black guy does it — and the results are entirely unsurprising.
The “white guy” in the scenario made an obvious attempt to break into a car along a busy street. No one took notice, no one approached him, and people just walked by, despite the repeatedly-sounding alarm. At one point, a police officer pulled up alongside “white guy,” but offered no more than a perfunctory glance before pulling away.
The “black guy,” on the other hand, attracted angry stares from all around. He lasted about two minutes before police arrived to cuff him. What is interesting is that the officer approached with his gun drawn before even assessing the situation.
Watch this embarrassing example of how far our society has yet to go with regard to race relations: