A mother is accusing a Chuck E. Cheese worker of racism after her child was ignored during a day out at the restaurant chain.
The incident took place on July 30th, 2022 when a mother and her daughter went to a Chuck E. Cheese in Wayne, New Jersey to have some fun.
The mom later shared video footage of the incident that she says show racial discrimination.
The Chuck E. Cheese mascot appears to ignore a Black child’s high five and high-fives other white kids.
The Black child’s mother, who goes by the Twitter handle “@belllahijabi,” posted the video on the social media platform on July 31 where it has already received 3.4 million views.
“PLEASE RETWEET!!” she asks those who watched the video. “On July 30 at Chuck E Cheese in Wayne, NJ, my 2yo was racially discriminated against.”
PLEASE RETWEET‼️ On July 30 at Chuck E Cheese in Wayne, NJ, my 2yo was racially discriminated against. As you can see, he gives all of the yt kids hi-5s & PURPOSELY ignored my black baby. When confronted, he ignored me as well. The manager, Angie Valasquez, made excuses for him.. pic.twitter.com/QMmE3wmti1
— Umm Safa 🩰 (@belllahijabi) July 31, 2022
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SOURCE: YourTango, Isaac Serna-Diez