Update: William DuVall's tweet this week about being detained was not a recent incident -- it took place around five years ago. Our story has been updated below.

You don't have to look too hard to find the physical manifestations of very delicate race relations throughout America. Protests against police brutality are still ongoing in Ferguson and last night (Dec. 4) in New York City, many busy streets were filled with people marching -- and people getting arrested for marching.

The nation is focused squarely on these specific stories this week -- but it's nothing new in the seemingly never-ending public discussion on race. Taking part in the #AliveWhileBlack conversation on Twitter this week, Alice In Chains' William DuVall brought up an incident that happened around five years ago:

One day before sharing the upsetting story, DuVall issued his own succinct thoughts on the recent New York grand jury decision to not indict the police officer who choked Eric Garner to death:

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