Pittsburgh BLM protesters charged after video shows them cursing diners



Three Pittsburgh Black Lives Matter protesters are facing charges after cops identified them as the angry individuals seen in viral videos cursing White diners at a restaurant and, in one case, drinking one diner’s beer, according to reports.

Pittsburgh police filed the charges Monday against Shawn Green, Kenneth McDowell and Monique Craft in connection with an incident that took place two weeks ago on Labor Day during a protest march in the city’s downtown, Pittsburgh local media reported.

The restaurant was identified as Sienna Mercato.

One of the videos shows Craft, in a T-shirt that said “Nazi Lives Don’t Matter,” walking up to an outdoor table where an older White couple was dining. The video showed him grab a glass of beer off the table and chug it.

Craft, 35, who identifies as nonbinary, was charged by summons with theft, c... (Read more)

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