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Martese Johnson has filed a $3 million lawsuit against the state liquor agents responsible for his arrest.

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The Virginia liquor agents who bloodied a University of Virginia honor student during a March arrest have been cleared of wrongdoing.

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Prosecutors will drop charges against the University of Virginia student who was arrested and bloodied by ABC agents in March, NBC12 reports. The Charlottesville Commonwealth Attorney will ask a judge to dismiss the charges against Martese Johnson, the third-year honor student who was arrested outside a popular bar while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The arrest stemmed from […]

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Prominent UVA news source, @cavalierdaily , publishes racist stories as April Fools jokes? #FailingToSeeTheComedy pic.twitter.com/pifzI1fXvN — UVA Nupes (@EtaSigmaNUPES) April 1, 2015 Jokes and pranks are common on April Fools’ Day, but when they’re tied to race, that’s crossing the line. The Cavalier Daily, an independent student newspaper at the University of Virginia, came under […]

Martese Johnson is finally speaking out about his arrest at the University of Virginia, which resulted in him being badly beaten outside of a Charlottesville bar. The 20-year-old was charged with public intoxication and obstruction of justice after agents of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control arrested him; he is accused of using a fake I.D. […]

Despite initial reports claiming University of Virginia student Martese Johnson was beaten and arrested by state Alcohol Beverage Control agents over a fake ID, his attorney is saying otherwise. Daniel P. Watkins confirmed the honor student was charged with two misdemeanors Wednesday, but said the young man was not accused of having a fake ID, according to […]

Insane man. This has everything to do w/ race. Send up a prayer for my Frat bro @BoogieJohnson_ #JusticeForMartese pic.twitter.com/GscNTy6vsA — Bryan J. R™ (@KingBryan_) March 18, 2015 A college community outraged that their fellow student, University of Virginia junior Martese Johnson, was beaten by state Virginia alcohol control agents while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, rallied behind […]

I stand with Martese Johnson. There is no excuse for this. @VirginiaABC you should be ashamed. pic.twitter.com/4j3bnfDlBI — UVAProblems (@UVAProbs) March 18, 2015 UPDATE: 6:50 PM EST: University of Virginia President Theresa A. Sullivan has released a statement following the arrest of UVA honor student Martese Johnson. Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: I write to express my […]