Councilman Jumaane Williams Says He Was Arrested Because He’s Black With ‘Dread-Locks’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A city councilman detained by cops at the West Indian Day parade said Tuesday that it wouldn’t have happened if he was white.

And Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-Brooklyn) blasted claims from the NYPD that the confrontation turned physical as a “bald-faced lie.”

“Some comments were made by the NYPD saying that a punch was thrown,” said Williams, who was handcuffed by police along with a top aide to Public Advocate Bill de Blasio while entering a restricted area on his way to a Brooklyn Museum reception after the parade.

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