Worker records supervisor in cotton warehouse saying water fountain and microwave for white people only

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There are shocking allegations of racial discrimination in a Memphis cotton warehouse.

Two men filed charges against the Atkinson Cotton Warehouse.

They’re accusing their former supervisor of calling them “monkeys” and telling them the water fountain and microwave were for white people only.

The cotton industry’s history reminds some people of slavery.

Antonio Harris and Marrio Mangrum say their former supervisor was stuck in the past.

“He would be like, ‘You need to think like a white man,” said Mangrum

“He pulled his pants down in front of us and told us to kiss his white tail ,” said Harris.

He said after months of racist comments and feeling powerless, he decided to use his phone as a weapon to fight back.

Read more: WREG

1 Comment

  • Jason

    Why do black people always try to get out of work and always play the race card? Blacks should thank god for slavery ever day because if slavery didn't happen they would be stuck in Africa with aids and no government check

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