A video which has gone viral on social media platforms, captures a white man and his family harassing a black man taking a walk in his neighbourhood and asked him to leave because ”he doesn’t belong there.”
The white man identified as Jonathan Pentland is currently trending on Twitter and being accused of racism.
In the video, Jonathan and his family are seen harassing and threatening a young black man, named Deandre, who explained he was just taking a walk in the neighbourhood in Columbia, South Carolina.
Jonathan then asked the black man to walk out of the neighbourhood and hinted at getting physical if he does not leave.
Pentland can be heard in the video saying; “What is it that you’re doing here?”
He added: “You can walk away or I’ll carry you out of here.”
Watch the video below:
A suspected white supremacist named Jonathan Pentland of Columbia SC, harassed & assaulted a young Black male for simply walking in the neighborhood.
The Black male named Deandre actually lives in the area. The anti-Black race war is in full swing. Pentland is a military sergeant pic.twitter.com/mIHb3QNVOD
— Tariq Nasheed 🇺🇸 (@tariqnasheed) April 14, 2021
Who Is Jonathan Pentland
Jonathan Pentland is a U.S. Army sergeant first class who is being investigated over a viral video from Columbia, South Carolina.
The 42-year-old Pentland is based at Fort Jackson in Columbia, according to now-deleted photos on his unit’s Facebook page.
Pentland was identified by social media users on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, a day after the video was posted online.