Thursday, December 10, 2015

Apple accused of racial profiling in Australia.

On Tuesday, At Highpoint shopping center in Melbourne, Australia. Apple staffer telling the Maribyrnong College students that store security guards were concerned they might shoplift something and were asked to leave.
Six black students who were asked to leave an Apple Store  because they might steal something. Quote from the article "These guys [the security guards] are just a bit worried about your presence in our store," the staffer tells students. "They're just worried you might steal something." and "End of discussion, I need to ask you to leave our store," he tells the young men, who are wearing their school uniforms.  So these 6 kids come to shop but since the security guard were "uncomfortable" with them. The guards asked the staffs to tell them to leave the store. "I've been coming to [this mall] for a long time and I never thought something like this would happen ... of course I was offended," Mabior Ater, one of the students told the media. there was a Video of the occurring situation. The video caused excitement on social media which caused many users accusing Apple of racism.

Riley, Charles. 'Apple Accused Of Racial Profiling In Australia'. CNNMoney. N.p., 2015. Web. 11 Dec. 2015.

1 comment:

  1. I would be offended. It seems they should not bother you unless they can accuse you of something. Good work!