Georgia police were called on a black man who was babysitting two white children.
Corey Lewis — a youth development specialist and mentorship program founder — was babysitting a 10-year-old girl and 6-year-old boy when a woman followed him and called police.
“This lady from Walmart harassed, followed, & called the cops on me. ALL because I’m black and have 2 white kids with me,” Lewis wrote in a Facebook post Sunday.
Lewis shared two live videos — one of the woman following him to his home and the other when the cop arrived. The videos have been viewed hundreds of thousands of times.
“Because I got two kids with me … that don’t look like me,” he can be heard saying in the first video.
The woman following him home and called the cops.
In the video, the two kids are seen smiling in the back seat as Lewis questions why the woman followed them.
Minutes later, a cop arrives and proceeds to question Lewis and the children.
“I’m being followed and harassed … That’s what’s up,” Lewis told the cop.
“I was at Walmart, yeah. I got two kids I’m babysitting. We ate at Subway, at Walmart, went and got some gas — she pulled up talking about are the kids,” he said.
“It’s just a call we get … it is what it is,” the officer said.
“B-W-B, which I guess is the new thing — babysitting while black," the children’s father David Parker told CBS46.
Parker’s wife Dana Mango was also surprised.
“Are you saying that because there’s an African-American male driving my two white kids, that he was stopped and pulled over and questioned?” Mango said.
Her children, Addison and Nicholas, “were scared that they would say the wrong thing and cause him to get arrested,” Mango said in an interview on “Good Morning America.”
Lewis commented on his Facebook post that this was something “he never thought would happen.”
“It’s 2018. I can’t even step out into the community without being profiled,” Lewis said.
Lewis’ police stop is the latest viral racial profiling incident.
In July, a white woman nicknamed “Permit Patty” called the cops on a black girl selling bottled water.
Another woman dubbed “BBQ Becky” complained to cops about a group of black people using a charcoal grill in a “non-designated” area in an Oakland, Calif. park.