by Jake Offenhartz in News on Dec 4, 2018 7:00 am Marissa Jackson (via NYC.gov) NYC’s Deputy Human Rights Commissioner says she was spat on by a menacing racist while riding the subway with her family last week, and that NYPD officers brushed her off when she tried to report the incident. On Friday morning, Marissa Jackson was riding the 1 train in Manhattan when an irate man on the train began shouting the n-word at several black riders. Jackson said the man soon zeroed in on her, repeatedly calling her an “ugly n-gger bitch” as she tried her best to ignore him. She says he continued berating her for several minutes, then allegedly spit in her face and hair moments before fleeing the 1 train at the 50th Street station The encounter was traumatic, Jackson said, and left her feeling “deeply violated and shocked” for hours afterward. But when she went to her local precinct on Saturday to report the assailant, she claims multiple police officers “tried to discourage me from filing, saying there was no point.” She recalls being told by one officer: “If you do the report, we’re not going to look at it. It’s just going… Read full this story
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