tremaine mcmillan in choke-hold

Tremaine McMillian, 14, was arrested for “dehumanizing stares” at a Memorial Day picnic in Miami. His mother taped the arrest.

*Florida has to have some of the most unusually racist areas in the country.

It’s been over 50 years since Emmett Till was brutally attacked and killed for “flirting” and “looking” at a white woman and now police are taking up where his attackers left off…but in 2013.

Maurissa Holmes, of Miami Gardens, was at Haulover Beach for a Memorial Day picnic with her family when her son, Tremaine McMillian, was arrested by police as they accused him of “clenching his fists” and giving officers “dehumanizing stares,” according to the Grio.

Holmes told the Grio that her 14-year-old son just playing with friends and his new puppy in the water when two police officers on ATVs rolled up because they thought the teens were fighting.

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