Coogler was detained by police before being released on January 7 after he went to Bank of America to make a transaction, according to a report from Variety.
The US House of Representatives passes the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act with a strong bipartisan vote of 364 to 62, weeks after it cleared the Senate with nearly unanimous support.
The statement from the world body chief Antonio Guterres comes days after a deadly US shooting left at least eight people dead, six of them Asian-American women.
The shooting that occurred on Tuesday at three Georgia massage businesses, where the employees were mostly of Asian descent has fuelled fears about anti-Asian hatred which has mounted in the country since the pandemic began.
President-elect Joe Biden solidified his victory over Trump in the US election with a win in traditionally Republican-leaning Georgia, according to US media.
Protesters toppled the statue of Confederate General Albert Pike. Earlier, people celebrated Juneteenth which marks the day when a Union general arrived in Galveston, Texas and informed slaves that they were free.
US prosecutors charged police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks in the back with felony murder, saying that the black man posed no threat when he was gunned down.
Georgia prosecutors said they were weighing bringing charges against the police officer who shot dead 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy's parking lot in Atlanta on Friday night.
Atlanta's police department fired the officer who allegedly shot and killed Rayshard Brooks while another officer involved in the incident was put on administrative leave.
Protesters will take to the streets across the US again, a day after the funeral of George Floyd, whose death in police custody has ignited the biggest surge of anti-racism activism since the civil rights era of the 1960s.
Members of the media have come under attack by police as well as protesters across the United States during the Black Lives Matter protests that were triggered by the death of George Floyd.
City and state officials deployed thousands of National Guard troops, enacted strict curfews and shut down mass transit systems to slow protest movements, but demonstrators pushed on in many cities.
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