The family and supporters of a man arrested at San Francisco International Airport in June after allegedly ignoring instructions to pull up his sagging pants on a U.S. Airways flight were headed to the airport Wednesday to seek an apology.
The civil rights group is accusing the carrier of racial profiling after a 20-year-old Bay Area man was arrested for not pulling up his saggy pants before boarding an airplane.
Prosecutors will not file charges against against a man removed from an airplane at San Francisco International Airport last month after he refused to pull up his sagging pants.
At Tuesday afternoon’s rally in support of Deshon Marman, his family, friends and other backers questioned the police version of the events, and called on U.S. Airways to apologize to him.
The removal of a black college football player from a U.S. Airways flight and subsequent arrest in connection with his sagging pants was decried as racist Friday by his mother and local NAACP officials.
Days before a San Francisco man was arrested on a US Airways flight over his saggy pants, the same airline allowed a man showing much more skin to fly.
A San Francisco man removed from a U.S. Airways flight and arrested over his sagging pants has posted bail. Meanwhile, video of the confrontation between the pilot and passenger has surfaced.
The University of New Mexico football player was boarding a U.S. Airways flight to Albuquerque when a flight attendant said his baggy pants needed to be pulled up to cover his underwear.