New York Police are searching for a gang of bonnet sporting ladies whom they declare are answerable for not less than 2 separate violent assaults in Harlem, MTO Information has realized.
Social media has named the violent ladies the “bonnet gang” as a result of the ladies all seem like sporting bonnets on their head – throughout their assaults.
One of many “bonnet gang” assaults, was captured on video. Look:
Within the video, the bonnet gang ran down on a 61 yr outdated disabled girl. As you may see the video, the older sufferer was overwhelmed and robbed in broad daylight in a residential neighborhood in Harlem.
The “bonnet gang” robbers used a cooking pot to beat the sufferer earlier than taking $22, the sufferer’s pockets, and the sufferer’s handicapped walker.
Carrying bonnets in public has grow to be a social subject in Black Twitter.
It began when comic Mo’Nique Hicks despatched out a PSA via her Instagram on Might 29: She wished “younger Queens” (learn: Black ladies and femmes) to assume twice earlier than deciding to put on sleep and loungewear in public.
Mo’Nique is a revered comic identified for her function within the early 2000s sitcom The Parkers in addition to tons of comedy specials and movies. Within the Instagram video she posted, Mo’Nique remembers a latest journey to the Atlanta airport the place she noticed a gaggle of Black ladies sporting bonnets and head scarves as they waited to board their aircraft.
The sight of the ladies, “too many to faucet,” as she says, was so offensive to her, she determined to touch upon it.
Mo’Nique’s feedback sparks a debate on Black Twitter on whether or not Black ladies ought to – or mustn’t – put on a bonnet in public.