A Georgia Man Yelled Racial Slurs At A FedEx Worker & The Employee Stayed So Calm (VIDEO)
FedEx responded that they are "reviewing the circumstances behind this matter."
A FedEx employee in Douglasville, GA caught a man on camera yelling racial slurs at them while they were on the clock, and the employee is being praised for keeping their calm.
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ATL Uncensored uploaded the video of the incident to Twitter on January 18, and it has since racked up 3.3 million views. The video shows a white man screaming at the person behind the camera, calling them a "monkey" as well as the N-word multiple times.
The man, who is accompanied in the video by an energetic off-leash dog, seems to suggest that the employee nearly ran over his dog.
"You want to f*ck around with a white man? You run over my dog and I'll show you how little black lives matter," says the man.
\u201cFedEx worker keeps his composure during a racist encounter in Douglasville, GA\u201d— ATL Uncensored | Atlanta News (@ATL Uncensored | Atlanta News) 1674061463
So many users defended the FedEx driver, commenting that the dog shouldn't have been unleashed and that this racist behavior is not warranted under any circumstances. One user tweeted, "This is the racism that Black folks face daily, and have been for far too long."
FedEx responded to Narcity's request for comment saying, "At FedEx, we believe that everyone deserves respect. The behavior depicted in this video is highly disturbing. The safety and security of our team members and service providers is a top priority and we are reviewing the circumstances behind this matter."
If you or someone you know has been the victim of racism, refer to these mental health resources and advocacy supports across the U.S. or contact the Racial Equity Support Line at 503-575-3764.