15 Sep '18, 9am

A Coast Guard officer on hurricane duty made a hand signal on TV. Some saw a white-power…

A Coast Guard officer on hurricane duty made a hand signal on TV. Some saw a white-power…

In the background of a Coast Guard briefing on MSNBC on Friday evening, in a bustling aid center, a Coast Guard member flashed what some TV viewers claimed was a white power sign at the camera. In the clip, as an official detailed the efforts underway as Hurricane Florence tore through the Carolinas, a man with a crew cut sitting immediately behind him looked directly at the camera. Then he looked away and shaped his hand into the "OK" sign — a circle between his thumb and pointer finger, the rest raised. @AngryBlackLady Just saw this on MSNBC during interview with Coast Guard. Check out white-power in background. @uscoastguard pic.twitter.com/G7HcgDb649 — Eunice Burns (@TheEuniceBurns) September 14, 2018 He seemed to try to camouflage it by scratching his face, but the gesture was fairly flagrant to many viewers. As the clip began to circulate on Twitter, many called for ...

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