A Black woman claims she and her fiancé were racially profiled at a cidery in New York during her fiancé’s proposal.
Cathy-Marie Hamlet wrote on Facebook that she, her fiancé, and a group of friends drove to Walden, New York to Angry Orchard to celebrate her fiancé’s 40th birthday. Hamlet told NBC News that she and her fiancé Clyde Jackson were sitting at a table outside of the orchard’s gift shop when a female security guard approached them and accused Jackson of stealing a T-shirt and putting it in his back pocket.
“My boyfriend walked me out to an empty table on the lawn, and before we could sit down, a young lady from security approached us and said to him, ‘I’m sorry sir, but I have to check [your] back pocket. I was told that you stole a T-shirt from the gift store,’” Hamlet wrote on Facebook….
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