Niya Kenny is the name of the brave young girl who stood up for her classmate as she was being assaulted by officer Ben Fields while he was duty in school. In a video that has now gone viral and prompted the firing of the offending officer, a student is flipped and dragged across the classroom.

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The only student who took a stance against the violent act, she tells the  “The D.L. Hughley Show” what prompted her to take a stance, how the officer responded to her, and more details surrounding the incident.

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