- — Alec Grossman (@alecgrossman)Thu, Dec 04 2014 16:29:44Pulled over speeding on way to work, fully blazed, the cop even said he smelled herb in the car, but just got a ticket. #CrimingWhileWhite
- — Tam Tam (@TammyLWalser1)Thu, Dec 04 2014 16:29:01Managed a Subway in the 90's. It was robbed by 4 kids. The 3 black kids got jail time but the white kid got probation. #CrimingWhileWhite
- — Derek Romine (@Romeo8833)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:38:48I got pulled over and the cop ask if there was anything in the car, I said not anymore and he laughed and let me go #Crimingwhilewhite
- — Jessica Fletcher (@Producer_Jess)Thu, Dec 04 2014 16:28:43Drinking beer on a public beach in Chicago near older black man doing the same thing. He got the ticket. #CrimingWhileWhite
- — ღChelle Belle (@chelle_mybelle_)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:44:34#CrimingWhileWhite officer said he could smell the weed in our car and knew we were high let us go with no warning to drive back home.
- — Ms. Rosie (@msrosiebaby)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:44:57
- — Tonya Golightly (@TonyaGolightly)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:44:50Got stopped for smoking weed. Spoke well, ended conversation with him telling me I should be a politician. #CrimingWhileWhite
- — Mimi Hamburger (@MimiHamburger)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:44:11I dated a guy who held up a Walgreens for OCs and got caught with heroine while on probation. Never went to jail for it. #CrimingWhileWhite
- — Kirsten Browning (@iJournalista)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:44:03So many speeding tickets I should've gotten in my youth. One time an officer even apologized to *me* for pulling me over. #crimingwhilewhite
- — Oliver Griswold (@originalgriz)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:44:47Not totally sure about #CrimingWhileWhite. Feels a little like white people making it about us (again), albeit in pursuit of a good point.
- — Francis L. Holland (@ColorArousal)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:44:16#CrimingWhileWhite stories show disparate treatment, help explain why whites view cops, crim. justice differently. Great window on reality!
- — Chris Rock (@ozchrisrock)Thu, Dec 04 2014 15:34:21BREAKING NEWS: Police are upset about the #CrimingWhileWhite trend on social media, but they've decided to let everyone off with a warning.
White privilege with police spotlighted in#CrimingWhileWhite campaign
The Twitter hashtag campaign #CrimingWhileWhite captures white people’s reportedly benign encounters with police, for violations ranging from speeding to drug possession.