Video of Texas mother’s arrest starts social media storm

A video showing a white Fort Worth police officer in an escalating argument with a black woman he took into custody along with the woman’s daughters touched off a social media storm on Thursday, stoking a debate on race and U.S. policing. The woman identified by relatives as Jacqueline Craig, 46, was put on the ground and the officer held a stun gun to her back after they argued about a man she said had choked her 7-year-old son for throwing paper on the ground. “The initial appearance of the video may raise serious questions,” Fort Worth police said in a statement.

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