Native American From Bemidji Claims TSA Harassment at MSP Airport

Native American From Bemidji Claims TSA Harassment at MSP Airport Click to Enlarge

(MNN) The T-S-A and M-S-P International Airport are investigating a traveler's complaints of inappropriate behavior by an airport security agent.

Native American activist and Minnesota-born Tara Houska tweeted that when she was at the airport Monday a T-S-A agent pulled her braids behind her shoulders, laughed, said "giddyup" and snapped the braids like reins. Houska says as a Native woman she was humiliated.

The airport issued an apology to the Bemidji woman on Twitter. T-S-A says it's reviewing video from the security checkpoint to determine what happened and "will take appropriate action should an investigation substantiate the traveler’s allegation."


(via MNN)

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