Posted on October 12, 2022

Black Teen Made Social Media Post Threatening to Kill Black People at Alabama Fair, Police Say

Howard Koplowitz,, October 6, 2022

A Black Louisiana teenager has been identified as the person who posted a social media message late last month that threatened to kill Black people at an Alabama fair and used white supremacist imagery {snip}

Pharrell Smith, 18, of Lafayette, La., was arrested by Lafayette police Thursday {snip}

Pharrell Smith

Pharrell Smith

Opelika police began investigating the Facebook post Sept. 19 where the poster, later identified as Smith, said he and his friends “are coming to [the] Opelika Alabama fair to kill every NEGRO that we lay eye contact on so be prepared. WHITE POWER.”