White women are back at it again, tormenting Black people minding their own business, and using their Beckyphones to call the cops on aforementioned Black people.
Over the weekend D’Arreion Toles, who lives in St. Louis, Mo. became the latest target of this racist phenomena after a white woman blocked his entrance into his condominium complex, then followed him to his front door because she didn’t think he lived there.
Toles posted video on Facebook of his interaction with the woman, who has been identified as Hilary Brooke Mueller, the New York Times reports
In the video, Toles is heard practicing extreme restraint and being painfully polite, even as the woman gets in his space and refuses to let him walk in.
“Please move, ma’am,” Toles says as the woman blocks his path.
“I can,” Mueller responds. “Do you live here?”
“I already answered that question. Excuse me,” Toles said.
However, the woman refused to move, even going so far as to ask Toles what unit he lived in. Toles refused to answer her, again, politely asking the woman to remove. She still declines, stating that she feels “uncomfortable.”
“You can be uncomfortable, that’s your discretion. You’re uncomfortable because of you. I need you to move out of my way please,” Toles said.
The two continue to to go back and forth in a way that would make a lesser person (myself included) absolutely lightheaded with frustration. Still, Toles continues to exercise the patience of Job.
Since Toles uploaded the video on Friday it has been viewed more than 5 million times, and shared more than 10,000 times. Mueller’s employer, Tribeca-STL, which managers real estate in other locations in the city, got wind of the issue, and fired her after reviewing the video, according to the Times.
“The Tribeca-STL family is a minority-owned company that consists of employees and residents from many racial backgrounds,” a statement read. “We are proud of this fact and do not and never will stand for racism or racial profiling at our company.”
Of course, Toles’ encounter with “Apartment Patty,” as Mueller has been dubbed did not end after he finally managed to get by her and into his building. Mueller followed Toles into the elevator, all the way to his front door. Along the way she claims she wants to introduce herself as a neighbor.
“I do not want to speak with you,” Toles replied. “Please stop following me. I’m going to call the cops for harassment. That’s my next step.”
In the final video, Mueller is seen outside Toles’ unit, with him standing in the doorway, You just followed me all the way to my door,” he says. “And you see my keys in the door.”
“As a record I just want to say, ‘Hi, what is your name?’” Mueller said, I suppose in an attempt to reconcile for her flagrant racism.
“Ma’am — you just — no. Have a good night, ma’am,” Toles said. “Don’t ever do that again.”
However, according to the Times, 30 minutes after Toles got into his unit, an officer appeared at his door, claiming that Mueller didn’t feel comfortable with him being there.
Toles took issue with the fact that Mueller called the police on him, especially since Botham Shem Jean was just killed in Dallas, Texas by a police officer who was in his own
“At the end of the day, why would she call the police on me? I just walked in and went to my house,” he told the Times.
“It’s kind of hitting me again, thinking about the whole thing,” he added. “It’s pretty sad.”