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‘Racial profiling’: Man fired after calling police on black neighbor at pool

‘Racial profiling’: Man fired after calling police on black neighbor at pool

CLARIFICATION (July 6, 6:15 p.m.): An earlier version of this article identified the woman at the pool as Jasmine Edwards.

A black woman has alleged racism after the police were called when she entered a North Carolina swimming pool, in an incident that has gone viral. The statement did not mention him by name but said that he is no longer employed with the company.

The video of the encounter in Winston-Salem on Wednesday was posted on Facebook by Jasmine Edwards, who is a resident and has access to the pool. "We're just asking for a form of identification".

The responding officers determined Abhulimen and her son live in the neighborhood and had a pool access card.

In the video, Bloom, Abhulimen and the responding officers all speak in measured tones.

The member then asked Bloom to verify Abhulimen' address, and when she gave what appeared to be a different one, Bloom said he thought "there's something a little askew" and asked for her ID.

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She tells them that Mr Bloom had approached her to ask for her driver's licence to confirm she was a resident.

Perhaps to placate Bloom, the officers used her key card to open the gate to the pool.

"On behalf of our more than 20,000 teammates around the world, we extend our sincerest apologies to all who have been hurt by this incident, especially Ms. Edwards and her family".

The woman, Jasmine Edwards, is forced to show her ID card to the police when they show up. "But that's good enough for me today".

The video went viral, and Bloom was dubbed #IDadam. His company, Sonoco, also issued a statement.

"You may be aware by now of a awful incident involving the actions of one our employees", wrote Rob Tiede. Risinger said Bloom was a business development manager who had been with Sonoco for about five years.

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Vermitsky said his client has had to take his wife and children away from their home to a safe location.

A statement from Bloom's attorney states, "When violations of these regulations occur, it is Mr. Bloom's job to either address and correct the violation or remove the member from the pool".

Vermitsky said his client feels bad about the situation and didn't intend to discriminate against the woman. Abhulimen provided her address but refused to show her ID as there was no rule that she must do so.

Last month Alison Ettel called police on an eight year-old black girl selling bottles of water outside AT&T Park in San Francisco.

"No one deserves to be judged exclusively based on an isolated incident, taken out of context", Vermitsky said. The mother said she gave him her address, but refused to show the unusual man her ID.

The association announced Thursday that Bloom resigned his board membership and as chairman of the pool.

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Association officials regret the situation "at our community pool that left neighbors feeling racially profiled", the email said. In a statement, the association said Bloom "escalated a situation in a way that does not reflect the inclusive values Glenridge seeks to uphold as a community".


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