By: Sarah Raza Ansari
Apple apologized on Thursday after a group of black youngsters was solicited to abandon one of its store in Melbourne, Australia, where a staff member had communicated concern they would shoplift.
The news took the media with storm after one of the individual uploaded a video of that incident to his Facebook account. The video, which had been seen almost 200,000 times, demonstrates an Apple worker attempting to remove the young men – who are all dark – from Apple’s retail outlet at Melbourne’s Highpoint mall.
Australian media reported that the store’s director apologized by and by to the young men at a later stage and Apple additionally issued an open conciliatory sentiment, taking after a clamor on online networking.
Why was the supremacist representative not terminated? Exceptionally frail reaction in the interest of Apple.
There is no doubt at all that blacks are practically despised and questioned in every part of the World. What was the odd that inspite all the fiery the news created apple response to it was a mere apology though they should have assured the World that an incident like this neither would be repeated and accepted by practically firing the employee. But they released an apology statement in which they said,
“We believe in equality for everyone, regardless of race, age, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation. That applies throughout our company, around the world with no exceptions,” Apple said in a statement emailed to CNBC.
How did the tweetries react to this news, Have a look
— Urban Youth Justice (@Youth_Justice) November 11, 2015
— Lali Wiratunga (@laliwira) November 11, 2015
— Malika Bilal (@mmbilal) November 11, 2015
— Thomas Parkes (@_thomasparkes) November 11, 2015
— Samana Siddiqui (@Samana_Siddiqui) November 13, 2015
— Ameera Mubarak (@mubarakameera) November 12, 2015
Apple should do more than apologize: Black students racially profiled & kicked out of store https://t.co/hFYznB1rqg
— RollingOut (@RollingOut) November 14, 2015
Story first published: 14th November 2015