Clara Kraebber is facing felony rioting and misdemeanor graffiti charges following a BLM protest, the New York Post has reported.
Over the last few days, people have taken to the streets in New York to protest about the death of Daniel Prude.
Daniel Prude, who suffered from mental health issues, died a week after he was restrained by police officers in Rochester, the BBC reported. As a result, massive protests have emerged in New York.
The name of protester Clara Kraebber has gone viral after one of the demonstrations last week. Who is she?
Clara Kraebber: BLM protest
Clara Kraebber is facing felony rioting and misdemeanor graffiti following a BLM protest last week.
According to the New York Post, Clara is one of eight people who have allegedly caused $100,000 damage in the Flatiron District on Friday, September 4th.
The publication wrote that Clara is facing a four-year prison sentence if she was found guilty of a first-degree riot.
Speaking to the Post, Clara denied commenting on her arrest, and said: “No — not right now — I don’t want to talk about it.”
Who is Clara Kraebber?
Clara, 20, is an undergraduate student at Rice University. According to the university website, she serves as a University Court Representative.
She is pictured on the Twitter profile of Rice University Young Democrats, a university society which has over 100 members.
Explaining more about their ideology and the work they do, the group says on their website:
“The Rice Young Democrats frequently registers voters, raises awareness about upcoming elections, connects students with quality internships at non-profits and campaigns, promotes progressive activism on campus, and coordinates with local campaigns to “get out the vote.”
Meanwhile, Clara’s LinkedIn and Facebook pages are no longer available. Her LinkedIn page comes up in Google search but shows the message that “this profile is not available”.
Clara’s Facebook profile has been removed too.
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Clara Kraebber: Parents
The New York Post has reported that Clara comes from a wealthy family.
Her mother, Virginia Kindred, runs the architectural company Kindred Arch.Works. The firm was founded in 2016 and has worked on a number of residential and business developments in New York.
Clara’s father, Markus Kraebber, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who teaches at the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry.
The publication said that the family owns a $1.8 million apartment on East End Avenue, which they purchased in 2016. Clara’s family has another home in Connecticut.