BEAST (August 19, 2022)

Rev. Al Sharpton, Atty Ben Crump And Keyon Harrold, Jr. Held A Press Conference On Racial Profiling Today

Miya Ponsetto‘s insisting her attack on 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr. — who she falsely accused of stealing her phone — has nothing to do with race, but folks on Keyon’s side disagree … strongly.

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump, Rev. Al Sharpton, and nonprofit org Color of Change will join Keyon’s parents for a news conference Monday morning to address the recent arrest and charges of Ponsetto — known as “SoHo Karen” for the NYC hotel incident — and discuss “the pervasive issue of racial profiling.”

As we’ve reported … Ponsetto was arrested last week in SoCal, flown back to NYC where she was charged with attempted assault, attempted robbery, grand larceny and endangering the welfare of a child for her altercation with the teenager.

However, Miya was NOT charged with a hate crime, and the prosecutor never even mentioned any racial components to the case in court Saturday. Keyon Jr.’s parents — Keyon and Kat — previously told us they believe the ordeal is reflective of racial injustices as a whole.

The race issue is something Ponsetto is not going to be able to avoid regardless … that much was evident when she arrived back at LAX following her NYC court appearance.

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