White woman nicknamed 'Golfcart Gail' calls police on black dad at child's football game

White woman nicknamed 'Golfcart Gail' calls police on black dad at child's football game

Recently, a string of racially motivated phone calls to the police made by white people against black people swept across America.

There's 'Cornerstone Caroline', who was forced to apologise for wrongfully calling the police and accusing a nine-year-old black child of touching her bum; there was the white woman who blocked a black man from getting into his apartment because she didn't believe he could live there; and 'BBQ Becky', who called the police on a black family for barbecuing in a park.

In the latest story of racist phone calls to the police, a white woman nicknamed 'Golfcart Gail' is being criticised for calling the authorities on a black dad who was just watching his child play football.

According to local reports, the woman called the police and claimed the father yelled at the referee while he was cheering on his son.

Two women, who were also at the Ponte Verde, Florida, match took videos and posted about the incident on Facebook.

"SOCCER WHILE BLACK," Ginger Galore Williams began.

A parent at my son's soccer game had the police called on him for cheering for his son during the game. This man was simply trying to watch his son's soccer game and cheer for him from the sides.

He yelled, 'The ref is right!' when he saw his kid out there getting frustrated after a call. This woman, let's call her Golfcart Gail, decided to spring to action and rapidly approach the parent and remind him that harassment would not be tolerated.

He informed her that he was only speaking to his son. 

Despite this, the woman wouldn't let it go and continued to "harass and beleaguer this parent". As he was packing up, she told him she was calling the police because she didn't feel safe with his "threatening behaviour".

Williams added:

This man was peacefully leaving his own son's soccer game to avoid exactly this situation.

Shame on you Golfcart Gail for what you did to this man and to the children who had to see this. Can you imagine how afraid his child must have been to see this happening?!

"Black lives matter," she finished. "Don't ask me why I kneel."

One of the deputies can be heard in a video taken by another mum telling Williams that it's within a marshal's right to call the police, and that he was there to diffuse the situation, the New York Post reports.

The dad was not detained.

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