Last week a group of Donald Trump supporters were caught on camera pushing and screaming at a young African American woman as she was leaving a Trump rally in Louisville, Kentucky.
Despite telling the mob to stop touching her, Shiya Nwanguma was repeatedly pushed and had many people get in her face. Not one person tried to help her. Luckily, she wasn’t injured and she is doing okay.
Now, one of the young men involved in the verbal assault of Nwanguma is getting what was coming to him.
Joseph Pryor was proud when he found out that he was captured on the viral video as one of the men in the crowd seen screaming at Nwangum. He even took a screen shot of himself in the video and posted it to his Facebook page.
Joseph Pryor, screamed at woman, posted screenshots of himself screaming at her on Facebook.
Pryor was enrolled in a Marine Corps training program in Louisville to prepare for entrance into the Marine Corp. When the recruiting station was made aware of Pryor’s role in the assault, as well as his Facebook page with his proud moment displayed, they released him from the program immediately.
They released this statement:
“Joseph Pryor demonstrated poor judgment in his use of social media that associates him with a racially charged altercation at a political rally. Hatred toward any group of individuals is not tolerated in the Marine Corps and he is being discharged from our delayed entry program effective yesterday.”
This was not the only attack on a minority at this particular rally, and certainly not the only (or the worst) one at a Trump rally this election season. Immigrants activists were yelled at and spit on at a rally in Richmond Virginia last year. And last November an African American man was yelled at, kicked, and choked at a Trump rally in Birmingham, Alabama.
Louisville Metro Police Department says that they are looking into the multiple incidents:
“We have received three criminal complaints regarding alleged assaults at the Donald Trump rally on Monday and are actively investigating them.”