Black Journalist Saves White Supremacist in a Fight

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse UniversityScholarship in Action 

Shomari Stone is a reporter out of Seattle that you probably haven’t heard of until now. But after his heroic actions this week, you will have respect for the man who showed courage when others would have walked the other way. Stone was out filming a segment, when he noticed some men fighting. One of the men, a white male, was being beaten badly by a black man, and Stone became concerned.
Going into "Brother mode" (yes, you notice that Stone’s speaking style changed upon noticing that he might have to get a little tough), the reporter ran over to stop the fight. Not only did he help to stop the black man from hurting the white one, he even jumped in to tackle the guy that was on top of the "victim."

 

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