Black security guard fired for punching Trump supporter in viral video, thousands raised for her on GoFundMe

A Black security guard who punched a Trump supporter allegedly in self-defense has reportedly been fired and is facing criminal charges, according to the Atlanta Black Star. People online are now raising thousands for her legal fees on GoFundMe. 

*First Published: Jan 13, 2021, 5:29 pm

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