2 Tuscaloosa women charged with disorderly conduct due to social media post

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ( WIAT ) — The Tuscaloosa Police Department has charged a second person in relation to a social media post threatening violence against African-Americans made earlier this week.

Emily Elizabeth Cornett, 20, was charged Friday with disorderly conduct. She was jailed on
the misdemeanor charge Friday afternoon with bond set at $500.

Sydney Angela Holder, 20, of Mwas charged with disorderly conduct on Thursday. She has been
released from the Tuscaloosa County Jail after posting $500 bond.

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The case stems from a video brought to TPD’s attention by members of the public and Shelton State College
administrators around 4 p.m. Thursday.

The Tuscaloosa Branch of NAACP released a statement on their Facebook’s page addressing details of the incident:

“The Tuscaloosa County Branch of the NAACP was notified late today of a video posted by a nursing student at Shelton State Community College depicting the student with a firearm, making a domestic terrorist statement. In the video, the student can be heard saying that she’ll ‘shoot a n***** in Walmart.’

The organization contacted Shelton State after being made aware of the video and its publisher. The college is actively working with TPD on this incident.

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And nursing students at Shelton state at that, we don’t need people like this in the nursing field, yes make an example of them cause this behavior won’t stop here.

no nonsense2021

What very ugly hateful racist women. We should insist they be kicked out of nursing program and not allowed nursing licenses since nurses have a duty to treat everyone put into their care. Ignorance at its finest...


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