Replace FedEx referred to as and instructed me to take down this video and fired each of us Immediately .. IÃ¢ÂÂm reposting this video as a result of individuals like him doesnÃ¢ÂÂt matter white or any race ought to by no means disrespect important staff placing their lives in jeopardy particularly with this covid-19 pic.twitter.com/Fw0S5gNRso
— antonio braswell (@Toniob38) Could 20, 2020
“I’m reposting this video as a result of individuals like him doesn’t matter white or any race ought to by no means disrespect important staff placing their lives in jeopardy particularly with this covid-19,” Braswell stated within the tweet.
He additionally stated FedEx had fired him and Lundy, however late Wednesday the corporate tweeted this message:
“We’re conscious of the incident in GA that led to the discharge of two drivers employed by a service supplier. We’re providing employment whereas investigating to make sure an applicable consequence. We take severely allegations of discrimination, retaliation, or improper employment actions.”
“All we did was ship his bundle, he was in the home on the time. It was a fast cease and as quickly as we have been leaving he ran out his home cursing and threatening us. Whereas we have been trying confused we simply apologized for being on his yard however he hold occurring then stored saying he would whoop our black asses after which he instructed his spouse to name the cops,” Braswell stated in keeping with a GoFundMe web page for the employees. “That’s when he pulled out his cellphone enjoying sufferer and that is after I recorded. Idk what the police did however I posted this video as a result of we undergo racism on a regular basis on that route in Leesburg however he was the primary one to really come up and really threaten us.”
Video of the incident has attracted 6.5 million views, and the GoFundMe web page had raised $69,229 of a $75,000 aim by Thursday afternoon.
So let me get this one straight. This fedex employee and his associate are berated by a white dude who thought they have been breaking into his home (theyÃ¢ÂÂre actually carrying the uniform fool) so that they get up for themselves
and @FedEx fired the 2 staff due to it? Critically? https://t.co/W7TlMbchZ2
— Francis Maxwell (@francismmaxwell) Could 21, 2020