A shocking new video shows a man being brutally beaten by an angry crowd.
An alleged member of the Proud Boys, an alt-right group, was beaten during yesterdays Nia Wilson protest in Oakland.pic.twitter.com/UtTIOJkjp5
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) July 24, 2018
The attack apparently happened when the man showed up to a protest over an African-American woman who was killed in a BART station.
5 proud boys showed up. They got they ass whooped. Oakland PD protected them and then threw tear gas at the crowd.
— Brotha B (@BlakeDontCrack) July 24, 2018
This display of political violence follows a disturbing trend of Trump supporters and conservatives in general facing harassment and intimidation in public. (RELATED: Since Trump’s Election, Violence Against His Supporters Has Become Routine)
California Democrat Maxine Waters told a crowd in June, “If you see anybody from that cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station — you get out and you create a crowd. And you push back on them. Tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere!” (RELATED: Top Democrats Run From Maxine Waters’ Calls For Harassing Trump Officials)
Update: It’s not clear if the man in this video is actually part of the “Proud Boy” group or not. The copy has been updated.