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NYC Commission on Human Rights to Investigate Amy Cooper

"At a time when the devastating impacts of racism in Black communities have been made so painfully clear.....it is appalling to see these types of ugly threats directed at one New Yorker by another," Sapna V. Raj said in a statement.

NYC Mayor Calls Incident in Central Park 'Racism, Plain and Simple'

"The video out of Central Park is racism, plain and simple. She called the police BECAUSE he was a Black man. Even though she was the one breaking the rules. She decided he was the criminal and we know why," De Blasio wrote on his Twitter account. "This kind of hatred has no place in our city."