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Ari Lennox alerted fans when she was arrested Monday during what she called a racial profiling incident. After arriving in the Netherlands capitol city, she tweeted “F— Amsterdam security. They hate black people.” She continued saying, “I just want to go home. I’ll never leave my house again. Wow. They’re arresting me. I’m being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me.”

Robert van Kapel, a spokesperson for the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee, a national police force, told Reuters she had been arrested for displaying aggressive behavior. “Our unit found a woman full of emotions that wouldn’t calm down,” van Kapel told the news agency. “That’s why she had to be taken into custody.”

In spite of everything that happened, this afternoon Lennox tweeted, “Hey loves I’m safe. Thank you so much for your prayers and love.” This is an interesting scenario because White House Communications staffer Symone Sanders experienced similar a couple times in the past. This even lead to a number of responses on social media from the public about similar experiences they’ve had.

Activist Deray Mckesson said, “The Amsterdam airport is truly the most racist airport in the world. It’s hell.”

Martinique Lewis, president of the Black Travel Alliance and diversity expert, told Insider “Regardless of what European country you’re in, if it’s not predominantly Black, you will see the difference in how you’re treated as Black person.:

“They will either be fascinated or disgusted, and trust me, you will know,” she added.

We’re just glad to see her fine at home now.

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