A black firefighter was considered a criminal because of the shoes


Photo: Mike Segar / Reuters

In Auckland, the American state of California fireman at work was considered a criminal due to the fact that he is black. Reported by the New York Post.

Kevin Moore (Kevin Moore) spent on near houses. He was in uniform and on official radio and next to it was parked a fire truck. However, the inhabitant of the neighboring house, making the man suspicious and called the police.

The same day another man was recorded by Moore on video and reported to police about a suspicious person when he carried out the inspection at his home. The owner asked the fire to show documents. Then he photographed them and said that they must be replaced. “This identity for many years. It darkened, and I have a pretty dark skin tone, but for me there still can be seen,” — said Moore.

According to the video sent to the police, he felt the fire potentially hazardous due to the fact that he was wearing sneakers. The fire Department explained that it is normal for employees who conduct a routine inspection.

“It was obvious that he was working on it and the form was, and a utility jacket. Very sorry that someone messed up professional, ready to sacrifice his life for the salvation of men, a criminal,” — said the representative of the fire Department. According to New York Post, in 2008-m year, Moore was awarded for bravery and heroism.

In April, a resident of Oakland called the police because of black families vacationing by a lake. In San Francisco in June, the woman complained to the police on a black eight-year-old girl, who sold water without a special permit.

Video, photo All from Russia.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here