White woman blocks black mother from leaving Michigan Kroger store after gatorade altercation

Another video of a white woman seemingly harassing a black person has gone viral.

The latest incident happened in the car park of grocery store Detroit Kroger, leading to the white woman seen in the footage to be nicknamed “Kroger Karen”.

Shaneeka Montgomery-Strickland live streamed a confrontation she had with the woman on Saturday to baffled viewers on Facebook.

In the video, the white woman can be seen standing behind Montgomery-Strickland’s car with a baby stroller, apparently blocking the mother of three from pulling out.

“All the stuff going out here, protesting, and this is what this woman is doing,” Montgomery-Strickland says, into the camera.

“Refusing to get from behind my car.

"You cannot hold me here! You cannot hold me at a store!"

Video of the incident can be seen on Fox2Detroit’s website, here.

Montgomery-Strickland says the woman blocked her from leaving and police were eventually called.

An officer can be seen in the video saying “no law has been broken,” although it is unclear whether he was referring to the white woman’s actions or Montgomery-Strickland’s complaint.

In a follow up video, Montgomery-Strickland expressed her displeasure and called the woman “racist”.

I don't like how she talked to me, I don't like how she talked to my kids.

And I refuse to shop in a place of business and have somebody act like that. I hate that the kids had to see that, but now they see. 

They were, like, 'That lady is racist,' and I say, 'Yeah, she is,' because there was no cause for it ... She basically attacked us without putting her hands on us.

Montgomery-Strickland says the encounter started in the grocery store, when the woman upbraided her son for reaching for a bottle of Gatorade.

"She said, 'Ohmygod, they went up to get they Gatorade and I'm trying to shop here.' It was irateness," Montgomery-Strickland told Fox2Detroit.

"I told her please don't yell at them and then she started yelling at me. And I said, 'You don't have to yell at me, they got the Gatorade.'

And a lot of people where, if you're short you're going to go up there and grab what you need. There's not a lot of workers in the aisle, you have to do what you have to do and you move on”.

But when Montgomery-Strickland reached the parking lot, the woman approached her child in a stroller, and called her a “b***h”.

"She still went to her car, came back with the baby in the cart, called me the b word, then she stood behind my car because I started videotaping after that”.

At one point, the woman asked Montgomery-Strickland to stop recording and delete the footage she’d captured, but she refused.

"I've gotten a lot of responses,” she said.

“People are very angry and upset about it because they say it makes no sense. What is wrong with people? Why are they still out here doing this after all that's going on, all the changes we're trying to make? After Black Lives Matter? It makes no sense”.

There’s been outrage online after the video began circulating.

People have asked why the white woman has not been charged.

There’s been calls to reveal her identity.

But as of yet, she remains anonymous.

Montgomery-Strickland says she was just fed up of staying quiet.

"This needs to be known,” she said.

“You can't just stay hush hush about everything and keep on letting people get away with nonsense.”

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