A screen grab from a viral video of the confrontation between Amy Cooper and birdwatcher Christian Cooper in New York's Central Park. Photo: Christian Cooper via TwitterA screen grab from a viral video of the confrontation between Amy Cooper and birdwatcher Christian Cooper in New York's Central Park. Photo: Christian Cooper via Twitter
A screen grab from a viral video of the confrontation between Amy Cooper and birdwatcher Christian Cooper in New York's Central Park. Photo: Christian Cooper via Twitter

White woman Amy Cooper, charged with making false report for calling police on black birdwatcher Christian Cooper

  • Video of incident, which took place hours before George Floyd’s death, went viral and sparked widespread discussions about racism
  • Cooper had falsely claimed an ‘African-American man’ was threatening her life after being told to leash her dog in New York’s Central Park

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A screen grab from a viral video of the confrontation between Amy Cooper and birdwatcher Christian Cooper in New York's Central Park. Photo: Christian Cooper via TwitterA screen grab from a viral video of the confrontation between Amy Cooper and birdwatcher Christian Cooper in New York's Central Park. Photo: Christian Cooper via Twitter
A screen grab from a viral video of the confrontation between Amy Cooper and birdwatcher Christian Cooper in New York's Central Park. Photo: Christian Cooper via Twitter
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