Christian Cooper, Black Victim of Racist NYC Incident, Is a Gay Editor


By Neal Broverman

Christian Cooper captured another white person weaponizing the police against POC.

The Black victim of a racist incident in Central Park that captured much of the nation’s attention on Monday is Christian Cooper, a former editor for Marvel who introduced the first gay character into the Star Trek comics.

Now a biomedical editor at Health Science Communications, Cooper is also an avid birdwatcher who, now infamously, asked a white woman to leash her dog, […]


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