Two black FedEx workers FIRED after posting clash with white resident who they say told cops they might be burglars – The Sun

TWO black FedEx workers have reportedly been fired after posting a clash with a white resident who they say told cops they might be burglars.

Video posted to social media shows part of the heated encounter between the two.

Antonio Braswell posted the video to Twitter, which shows one of the Georgia FedEx workers exchanging heated words with the white resident.

“You ain't have to come out there cussing me like that," one of the men said to the white resident.

The man stands in the driveway, holding his phone as he appears to record the FedEx workers.

"I ain't finna waste my time with you," the FedEx worker says as he gets into his truck.

In a series of tweets, Braswell claimed, "All we did just delivered his package."

He wrote that the resident was inside his home while the men delivered a package, and "as soon we were leaving he ran out his house cursing and threatening us and we just apologized but he kept escalating the situation then kept saying he would whoop out black a**es."

Braswell claimed the resident then told his wife to call the cops, and he pulled out his phone to record the FedEx workers.

"So we stop the truck and that’s when i started recording the incident," Braswell wrote.

He claimed that the resident told the cops the men looked like they would "broke into my house while my wife is there."

Braswell added: "the white dude was lying the whole time."

As the video went viral on social media, Braswell said he and his coworker were both fired, and the video was removed.

However, he re-posted the video.

"Update FedEx called and told me to take down this video and fired both of us Today," Braswell wrote on Twitter.

"I’m reposting this video because people like him doesn’t matter white or any race should never disrespect essential workers putting their lives in jeopardy especially with this covid-19."

A police report from the Leesburg Police Department obtained by The Hill said that cops responded to a home in Leesburg on Monday afternoon.

"Although both parties were arguing in the street, it was determined that Charles Ulm (the homeowner) was the initial aggressor,” the report said.

As "#boycottfedex" began to trend on Twitter this week, FedEx released a statement on social media, saying the company is "aware of the incident in GA that led to the release of two drivers employed by a service provider."

"We're offering employment while investigating to ensure an appropriate outcome.

"We take seriously allegations of discrimination, retaliation, or improper employment actions," the company added.

FedEx told CNBC the company will "be conducting a thorough investigation into these claims.”

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