Charlotte Woman Fired after Video of Harassment Goes Viral

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A video showing a woman harassing two women standing outside their apartment has gone viral. 

The initial incident happened happened Friday, Oct. 19, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. 

The two sisters, Leisa and Mary Garris, were waiting outside of their apartment for AAA to jump their car when the woman approached them. 

"We are so distraught and still very upset about what has taken place only because of the color of our skin," the sisters said. "It is so upsetting to know that today we still have this overt racism going on in 2018." 

You can hear the woman saying, "Do you live here? Why do we feel that we need to be here like hanging out? Let's call 911. I want to make sure there's nothing going on here."

The video also captured the woman citing her salary. 

"I make $125,000 a year and I want to make sure that you're all up in here. Girl, girl, girl. I'm white. I'm girl white. I'm white." 

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