Two Hamilton County commissioners on Wednesday joined the chorus of voices calling for the firing of a white county deputy seen on videotape beating and kicking a handcuffed black man.
Commissioner Warren Mackey hosted a group of local residents who delivered a powerful message of protest to commissioners after their voting session.
The group included two NAACP leaders and Minister Kevin Muhammad of the Nation of Islam. They filled half the seats in the commission room and watched as Mackey had the video played on the big screen above the commission dais.
A bystander filmed part of the the Dec.