While in Charleston, South Carolina covering Hurricane Matthew, a prominent black reporter finally had to call police after being insulted and harassed by a man on the street.
Steve Crump, 59, a reporter for WBTV Channel 3, is an awarding-winning maker of civil rights documentaries and the great-great grandson of Kentucky slaves.
He had just completed an interview on October 8 when a man sitting on the sidewalk started making an iPad video of him, and called him the “N” word.
Watch the video to see what happened next.
Warning: Bad language.
The offender, Brian Eybers, 21, was arrested. The Charlotte Observer reported that Eybers is from Arlington, Virginia, and is a guitarist in a band called “Face Control.”
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