Racial profiling happens in so many ways around us. Last year, a golf course owner called police on black women because they were playing too slowly. A mom called police because two Native American students made her “nervous.” And a white student at Yale called police because a black student was napping in his own college dorm building!
Now, a Georgia doctor believes he was racially profiled by a bank employee who called the cops on him because she assumed he was trying to rob the place.
According to told local station WSB-TV, Dr. Anthony Onyegbula was waiting to open an account at the United Community Bank in Stockbridge, Ga., with his wife when he stepped outside to call her. But the bank teller locked him out of the building and called police.
Dr. Onyegbula treats cancer patients in Henry County, Georgia. As a matter of fact, he is a hematologist and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Piedmont Henry Hospital and Southern Crescent Hospital for Specialty Care. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
While he was on the phone with his wife an employee was on the phone with 911.
Here’s an excerpt from the 911 call: “He went to the front door and he’s been on his phone, and, I, um, called from my…