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Black family in Fresno face racial intimidation after noose found on mannequin in front yard
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Black family in Fresno face racial intimidation after noose found on mannequin in front yard

A Black family in Fresno reportedly  discovered a mannequin with its face painted black in their front yard on Saturday with a belt that looked like a noose tied around its neck. The family reported the incident to local authorities who are investigating the incident and looking for surveillance video and witnessed to find the person or people responsible. Police reportedly are not investigating the incident as a crime because the situation did not amount to a criminal offense. If evidence indicates the family was targeted, then it could be considered a crime. The family said they are the only Black family on the block and believe they were intentionally targeted. More about the incident can be found here. Opinion: Trespassing on someone’s property to commit an act of racial intimida...