The men were stopped by the cops for the grand crime of saying “hi” while non-white. As the dialogue captured in the video goes:
“You don’t say ‘Hi’ to strangers,” said one officer, identified as Philip Nace from the city’s 25th District. “Not in this neighborhood,” his partner added.
“We don’t want you here, anyway. All you do is weaken the fuging country,” Nace told one of the men.
“How do I weaken the country? By working?” the man asked.
“No, freeloading,” Nace replied,