Virginia 'Karen' fired from food bank for telling Black neighbor 'you're not the right color' in viral video
A video of a White woman telling her Black neighbor, "You're not the right color, honey', has gone viral. In a Facebook post, the Black woman called Laquetta Good claimed that the White woman, a former food bank employee, seen wearing the nametag 'Hilary' in the video, has been targeting her for months because she never leaves the house, but owns a Porche.
According to Daily Mail, Good's Facebook video of the altercation between her and 'Hilary' reveals why the confrontation took place. Reportedly, their kids were failing to get along and this had become a persistent issue.
Good alleges "Let's rewind back to the beginning when she called the police to search my house for drugs because her words were I couldn't afford my house, I never leave the house so I had to sell drugs because I'm black and had a Porsche. Yes the POLICE SURE DID SEARCH MY HOUSE FOR DRUGS SMH. No drugs were found I work from home!! This has been going on for MONTHS".
The video was shared by Good's cousin and captioned "So she told my cousin she wasn’t the right color and called her a n&gger". The caption also said: "meet Hillary make her go viral with her work badge on @theshaderoom @worldstar @myreligionisrap."
The clip begins with the White woman standing on the sidewalk, while Good stays on her porch. Soon the woman, who has the 'Hilary' name badge, can be seen claiming, "Watch me handle this," before yelling "You are not the right color, honey." The 30-year-old Good then immediately asks the White woman "I'm an n*****?" To which she replies "Yes, you are."
The woman who hurled these racist abuses has since been fired from her job at the Chesterfield Food Bank in Colonial Heights, about 20-miles south of Richmond, Virginia. This comes after the head of the organization saw the video and was made aware that one of their employees was involved in the incident.
The food bank's CEO Kim Hill told the outlet Progress Index the fight "was between neighbors," calling it "still sad and an unfortunate situation." Through a Facebook post announcing the firing of the white woman, Chesterfield Food Bank wrote: "In response to this situation, we have terminated this employee. We remain committed to creating and providing a positive, uplifting, and encouraging environment for our staff, volunteers, and clients."
"Hilary" has also faced backlash online ever since the video of the incident went viral and news of her getting fired made the rounds. Social media jumped at the first chance to label her a 'Karen', with a user tweeting "That's a face of a Karen alright and she came up there with no mask on calling her that poor woman slurs daily before even had her house searched on by the cops for drugs on just her word alone! And this B-tch works at a food bank?"
Others were also shocked that "this woman worked at a food bank?! Unbelievable!" Another applauded the food bank's decision to fire her, tweeting "Good! It serves her right & she deserves to be fired from a job that deals with people of all ethnicities." Others slam her saying "Disgusting, the joy on the face of this racist POS woman as she disrespects her neighbor."
That's a face of a Karen alright and she came up there with no mask on calling her that poor woman slurs daily before even had her house searched on by the cops for drugs on just her word alone!— 💙💜Pastel Stars💙💜🔞#StopAsianHate (@Astroliner86) April 26, 2021
And this B-tch works at a food bank?
And this woman worked at a food bank?! Unbelievable!— Gretchen🌻🇺🇸 (@gesb2) April 26, 2021
A white Virginia woman was fired from her food bank job after videotape of her using racial slurs toward her black neighbor surfaced. Good! It serves her right & she deserves to be fired from a job that deals with people of all ethnicities.— Arianna Russo (@RaRusso_) April 26, 2021
Disgusting, the joy on the face of this racist POS woman as she disrespects her neighbor.— Karen J (@KaJo503) April 26, 2021
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Speaking to Daily Mail, Good also shared her thoughts about being harrassed. "I feel like a prisoner in my own home. She has called me many names before but to hear her being racist, that really shocked me. You should be able to feel comfortable in your own home. This is not acceptable. We still have a long way to go as a society for equality."