Thousand have taken to the streets to protest racial inequality in the US, while thousands more whites have joined a Twitter campaign to publicly confess their sins before the law, in an effort to shatter the criminal stereotyping of African-Americans.
In an attempt to expose police racial prejudice across the United States, Caucasian Twitter users spilled their wrongdoings to the world in a series of confession they have got away with that they believe African-Americans probably would not.
Using the #CrimingWhileWhite, some people recalled them getting away with a number of offences, including grand theft auto, driving violations, and drugs abuse.
Meanwhile, for the second night in a row, thousands of protesters overran the streets of New York, shutting down several major arteries of the city as they expressed outrage over a grand jury decision not to indict an officer for the death of an unarmed black man.
In the aftermath of racial violence that erupted in Ferguson, the latest social media campaign follows other recent high-profile incidents of police’s lethal brutality against black men and the perceived lack of punishment for the white officers responsible.
Michael Brown was shot six times by a white policemen in Ferguson, Missouri in August.
The cases involve Eric Garner who was killed by a chokehold by an NYPD officer in July and 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was killed in Cleveland in November.