A Florida girl has been caught on tape repeatedly yelling the n-word at an adolescent and demanding that he get down on his knees and choose up a gum wrapper he threw on the bottom.
The unidentified girl additionally directed racist abuse at relations of 14-year-old Barry Henry throughout incident in St. Petersburg, Florida, first reported WFLA present 8 On Your Side.
She launched her racist rant on the teenager shortly after he left church along with his household on Sunday. Henry’s mom advised WFLA that he took out a bit of gum in the course of the stroll again to their automobile and threw its wrapper on the bottom.
It was then that the girl reportedly started shouting racist abuse on the 14-year-old whereas one in all his relations recorded the incident.
In a video of the racist tirade shared by Barry Henry’s sister Deysha Henry, 24, on Facebook Sunday, the girl yelled: “Don’t even act like that. Pick it up. Find it. Get down on your knees and find it.”
She went on to name the teenager a “little [n-word]” and once more mentioned they have been “f***ing [n-words]” within the racist rant caught on digicam.
“Film me, f***er, film me,” the unidentified girl is heard saying to the individual behind the digicam on the finish of the video.
Newsweek has reached out to Deysha for additional touch upon the racist tirade, however didn’t hear again by the point of publication.
Speaking to WFLA, she mentioned: “I believe that girl was already upset about one thing else and only a motive to behave out, like go from zero to 10.
“People really feel dangerous for my brother. Yes, he was unsuitable for dropping a gum wrapper on the bottom, nevertheless it didn’t warrant her response.”
She additionally mentioned that their grandmother had advised Barry to choose up his chewing gum wrapper earlier than the girl began yelling racist abuse.
The boy’s mom Tykeshia Henry-Burch advised WFLA that she was “furious” when Barry Henry showed her the video, later adding: “He advised me it harm him and that he felt, effectively he mentioned to me, ‘I really feel traumatized, mother.'”
She additionally addressed social media feedback about her son littering, saying she chastised her son for dropping the wrapper and advised him: “Don’t ever litter.”