Hotel Calls Police On Black Man For Talking To His Mom On Phone

The DoubleTree Hotel in Portland, Oregon called the police on a black an, Jermaine Massey, while he was trying to call his mother in the lobby on Dec. 23.

Massey noted on Instagram that he was targeted by a security guard because he is black. Massey was ultimately kicked out of the hotel and had to find a new one around midnight.

DoubleTree management said the incident was a misunderstanding and that the hotel staff does not discriminate against people based on race, notes Oregon Live.

Massey said from his new room at the Sheraton: “It just goes to show you that racism is still alive and well man. This was a real incident where I could’ve gone to jail if I responded in a different way.”

(Sources: Oregon Live, mymainreason/Instagram, mymainreason/Instagram)

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