A Black Lives Matter activist who worked as a library staffer in Chattanooga, Tennessee allegedly posted an Instagram video showing him burning books he’d taken home authored by former President Trump and columnist Ann Coulter. The library ultimately fired him. According to the former employee, he was a victim of racial discrimination.
Cameron “C-Grimey” Williams, 35, “started as a part-time library specialist at the downtown branch more than two years ago, helping to manage a computer room and maker space and conducting outreach campaigns encouraging residents to take advantage of the resources,” The Washington Post reported. A rapper, according to the Post, he “helped organize demonstrations against police brutality last year.” The Post added, “he and other activists were arrested for allegedly blocking an emergency vehicle, among other charges.”
Those other charges included taking a Sheriff’s flag and burning it, as the Chattanoogan reported:
Marie Mott and Cameron Williams were charged by Chattanooga Police with obstructing an intersection and blocking an