A viral video showing an elderly white woman allegedly calling the police on a Hispanic mother who was sitting in a car with her sleeping baby has sparked a social media firestorm. In the video, the older woman claims she is concerned for the child’s safety. Now many are asking: is she a racist or a just a concerned citizen?The debate’s raging all over social media after the mother posted a video of the incident in Riverside County, California, on Facebook (warning: the video contains graphic language). Twitter has since responded with the hashtag #ParkingLotBarbara.In the video, posted September 22, the elderly woman apparently calls local law enforcement, saying she was concerned because the child wasn’t properly shielded from the sun’s rays.“I have...
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Woman calls police on Hispanic mother sitting in car with her baby